Reliving the images of Monteverdi's 'The Return of Ulysses' taken by Stephen Cummiskey at the Roundhouse during our recent run of performances with The Royal Opera. "Monteverdi has never sounded more persuasive" The Arts Desk.
A Hero Returns - catch these insights into the new production of Monteverdi's 'The Return of Ulysses'.
Ahead of Early Opera Company's 'Charpentier at Christmas' concert at Wigmore Hall on Friday 8 December, we caught up with some of our busy soloists. Mhairi Lawson, Samuel Boden and Nick Pritchard regale us with tales of wrapping presents, childhood performances and Eurovision favourites. It's Christmas! What's your favourite Christmas tradition? Nick: I love pretty [...]
We're off! Rehearsals start for our recording of Handel's "Acis & Galatea"
"It's fascinating to see the detail of how you rehearse." Friends of Early Opera Company join us as we prepare for the Pergolesi 'Stabat Mater' at London Festival of Baroque Music. A few photos from the rehearsal room are here.
Looking back over rehearsal photos taken at St John's Smith Square by Claire Shovelton (www.chansonette.co.uk)
We asked mezzo-soprano Anna Stephany (Serse) and counter-tenor Rupert Enticknap (Arsamene) to pick their favourite arias from Handel's tragicomic opera 'Serse'. Which are your magical moments from this opera?
From initial hearing in a radio broadcast to imminent performance in this opulent setting, Christian Curnyn has been on a long journey with Serse.
Counter-tenor Rupert Enticknap puts us in the mood for Handel 'Serse' next month
Mezzo-soprano Anna Stephany talks about her role as the Persian king Serse - proud, pompous but also hugely likeable.