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Articles tagged with "classical music"

BBC Proms 2016: Our must-see recommendations

15 July 2016

With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.

Antonio Pappano and Joyce DiDonato win at the Grammy Awards 2016

16 February 2016

Duo awarded Best Classical Vocal Album for their live album Joyce and Tony: Live from Wigmore Hall.

Orphée et Eurydice Musical Highlights: Dance of the Blessed Spirits and Dance of the Furies

4 September 2015

This stunning sequence of dances gives a vivid impression of Orpheus’s journey through the Underworld, and contains some of Gluck’s best loved music.

Ready, Set, Go: Principal Violist Andriy Viytovych leads the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in a musical marathon

22 May 2015

The ROH’s Principal Violist will perform three major concertos back-to-back to raise money for homelessness charity St. Mungo’s Broadway.

Eugene Onegin Musical Highlight: Lensky’s aria, ‘Kuda, kuda’

12 October 2012

Tchaikovsky writes beautiful music for this young poet’s farewell to life.

Antonio Pappano receives knighthood in the 2012 New Year Honours List

31 December 2011

Music Director of The Royal Opera, Antonio Pappano, receives a knighthood for his services to music.