"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?
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.
Andrew Griffiths will guest direct Early Opera Company next week at Wigmore Hall in a concert performance of Handel La Resurrezione as Christian Curnyn is unwell. Written at the culmination of the young Handel’s years of study in Italy, the oratorio is one of his most vibrant and moving works. With virtuoso arias, heart-breaking laments, [...]