Aldeburgh Festival 〓 Festival will mark the event’s 70th anniversary


The 2018 Aldeburgh Festival, which will take place 8-24 June, will mark the event’s 70th anniversary, looking back to the year of its launch (1948) with a number of events. The event will celebrate Britten, America, and the centenary of Leonard Bernstein, exploring the connections between the two composers. The Festival will feature events curated by artists in residence violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, conductor John Wilson and flautist Claire Chase. Kopatchinskaja will presents two concerts with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Other Festival highlights include Sir Bryn Terfel’s Aldeburgh Festival debut and the premiere of Emily Howard’s new opera, To See The Invisible (based on a short story by Robert Silverberg). The full programme will be announced on 9 January. Priority booking will open on 10 January, and general booking on 14 February.

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How about this ?

  1. ROME 〓 MIDORI played in front of the pope

  2. ANTWERP 〓 Elim Chan becomes the next chief conductor of Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

  3. VIENNA 〓 Vienna State Opera has announced the performance lineup for its new 2023/2024 season

  4. LONDON 〓 Sakari Oramo has extended his contract with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

  5. Festival Orange 〓 The performance of “Il barbiere di Siviglia” will be streamed

  6. LONDON 〓 English National Opera has decided to free some performances to under-18s

  7. OSLO 〓 Queen Sonja International Music Competition was Finished

  8. NEW YORK 〓 Composer John Williams donates all his own scores etc. to the alma mater Juilliard School of Music

  9. R.I.P. 〓 A world-class violist Michael Tree died

  10. Innsbruck Festival of Early Music 〓 Festival has announced the opera to be performed in 2021

  11. LONDON 〓 Simon Keenlyside was awarded the title of Knight

  12. R.I.P 〓 Jessye Norman, American Soprano Singer

  13. R.I.P 〓 Leading bass singer, Theo Adam

  14. Salzburg Festival 〓 Bruno Ganz leaves the “magic flute”

  15. Hamamatu 〓 Turkey’s Can Cakmur wins the 10th “Hamamatsu International Piano Competition”

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