Senbla presents Ellen Kent’s Carmen, the Opera International’s award-winning production featuring an evening of passion, sexual jealousy, death and unforgettable arias.
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Janáček’s song-cycle, The Diary of One Who Disappeared, tells the story of a young man who becomes infatuated with an elusive woman, eventually throwing his life away to follow her.
This tale captures the imagination of all ages through music, dance and spoken word, immersing families in the beauty of nature and and is ideal for little ones experiencing classical music for the first time.
The much-beloved production of Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park is a period-perfect opera that brings Jane Austen’s world to life with charming wit and stunning music.
Making its UK professional premiere, this women-led production of Ana Sokolović’s virtuosic a cappella opera Svadba
Jonathan Dove’s Figures in the Garden sits flawlessly as an evening’s prequel to the headlining opera The Marriage of Figaro at the Waterperry Opera Festival.
Waterperry Opera Festival Director Bertie Baigent will conduct five performances of Mozart’s timeless comedy The Marriage of Figaro on the front lawn of Waterperry House.
Elgar’s dazzling, virtuosic orchestral showpiece comes after his acerbic, embittered and sorrowful Cello Concerto written in less happy times, and the rediscovered gem that is Morfydd Llwyn Owen’s sumptuous Nocturne.
Nicolò Foron conducts it here alongside more beauteous music from France and Britten’s sparkling setting of French poetry, Les Illuminations
In the building where Haydn received his Oxford doctorate, the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra is joined by soloists and the Choir of Merton College for Haydn’s most inspired ‘creation’.
Between them, Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber defined the orchestral sound of America in the first half of the 20th century. But plenty of gems of American music remain undiscovered.
Greek-American conductor Peter Tiboris is at the helm of the Orchestra for a concert which also includes Beethoven’s great concert aria Ah! perfido.
The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra own Associate Concertmaster and Solo Cello are soloists in this celebration of Brahms’s magisterial craft.