"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.
Lucy Crowe and Tim Mead share their experiences ahead of their performance of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater with Early Opera Company on Friday 12 May.
Priority booking is available from Friday 3 February for EOC Friends for Pergolesi 'Stabat Mater' at London Festival of Baroque Music (12 May).
Handel 'Alceste' at Wigmore Hall (29 March) is SOLD OUT - but do not despair...
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?
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"?