Last Friday we welcomed star soprano Sophie Bevan to the stage at St John's Smith Square for what has been described as a 'veritable whirlwind of instrumental and vocal fireworks'.
“Find anything exciting happening in period opera in the UK and Curnyn will be involved, whether it’s conducting at the Wanamaker or ENO, recording Handel or directing his own projects.” The Spectator, November 2015
It's now just over a month to go until we return to St John's Smith Square for what promises to be a thrilling melting pot of orchestral favourites.
Brothers play out their destiny in this bold and passionate French baroque opera
The Golsoncott Foundation support our Emerging Singers Programme 2015/16
Following recent Olivier-nominated productions with The Royal Opera, we're very proud to be returning to the candlelit intimacy of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, with Luigi Rossi's dark portrayal of the Orpheus story, conducted by Christian Curnyn and directed by Keith Warner
We're truly delighted that Early Opera Company has received a nomination in this year's Olivier Awards, for Outstanding Achievement in Opera.
Monteverdi 'Orfeo' for free, online, on Wednesday 21 January from 7.15pm
Squeezed into this space, we have an extraordinary number of strings at work, and several multi-tasking brass players - can you work out how many strings are in play in "Orfeo"?
Early Opera Company’s performance of Rameau 'Platée' at St John’s Smith Square on 20 November 2014 will be guest conducted by Paul Agnew, as Christian Curnyn is unwell.