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9 February 2018
 
8pm
Opera House
Copenhagen
Denmark

Details:
Web site
Rossini: The Barber of Seville

The Golden Age of the silent movie in the 1910s and 1920s is the main source of inspiration for prizewinning theatre director Martin Lyngbo's debut as opera director.

True to the feel of the silent movies, this production promises speed and chaos as the young count tries to capture the heart of his beloved Rosina and spirit her away from her over-ambitious guardian, Don Bartolo.

In Martin Lyngbo's interpretation, Il barbiere di Siviglia becomes a tale of empathy and humanity in an age of tyranny, where everyone has their own agenda. There will be chaos and love, vengeance and celebration, pride and shame, feast and failure accompanied by laughter, smiles, anger and irritation.
 
8.30pm
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
10 February 2018
 
12 noon
Opera House
Copenhagen
Denmark

Details:
Web site
Eva Noer Kondrup: The Traveller

In September 2015 a large number of refugees crossed the Danish border and walked North on the freeway towards Sweden. This event resulted in a heated media debate and political actions, which - among other things - the control at the Danish border.

In The Traveller, composer and librettist Eva Noer Kondrup has focused on refugees. The opera was created from memories recorded by refugee children from the former Yugoslavia, a pivotal quote from political current affairs on refugees, and a classic frame story as seen in the Odin Teatret's production of Bertolt Brecht's Mutter Courage and Her Children.

The music of the piece finds inspiration in folk music traditions of the Middle East and the Balkans as well as in Klezmer music with accordion, double bass and percussion, combining an easily recognizable sound with surprising elements and classic composition techniques.

The award winning lighting designer Jesper Kongshaug will create the set design, and Ida Fogh Kiberg will be making her debut as stage director.
 
6.30pm
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Vilnius
Lithuania

Details:
Web site
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet

 
11 February 2018
 
11am
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
3pm
St John's
Smith Square
London
SW1P 3HA
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
+44 (0)20 7222 1061
Julian Jacobson, piano - Beethoven, Schubert and Prokofiev

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 8 Op 13, 'Pathétique'
Schubert: Piano Sonata No 20 in A, D 959
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No 8 Op 84

 
4.00pm
Santa Cecelia Arts and Learning Center
2759 West Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Los Angeles
90041
United States of America

Details:
Santa Cecilia Arts and Learning Center
Web site
E-mail
3232593011

$27/A; $24/B; $8/C
Gala Orchestra Concert

Santa Cecelia Orchestra

25th Anniversary Concert

 
15 February 2018
 
11am
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
16 February 2018
 
7.30pm
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road, Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4UH
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
+44 (0)20 7638 8891

£10-50
Britten Sinfonia and Kings College Choir: Chichester Psalms

Ailish Tynan, soprano
Neal Davies, baritone
King’s College Choir
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Britten Sinfonia
Jacqueline Shave, violin/director

Emma Ruth Richards: new work (William Alwyn Foundation commission, first performance)
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem

Written in 1965, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, with its brass, harps and exquisite solo for boy treble, provides an exhilarating invocation of the composer’s hopes for brotherhood and peace, sentiments mirrored by Vaughan Williams impassioned Dona nobis pacem. The world-renowned King’s College Choir of Cambridge joins Britten Sinfonia for performances of both works, conducted by Stephen Cleobury.

The concert opens with the world premiere of a new work by Emma-Ruth Richards, directed by Britten Sinfonia leader Jacqueline Shave. You can help support Emma-Ruth Richards’ new commission through our Musically Gifted campaign.

Pre-concert talk, 6.30pm
Emma-Ruth Richards discusses her new work (free to ticket holders)
 
17 February 2018
 
8.30pm
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
19 February 2018
 
7.00pm
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
881 7th Avenue (at 57th Street)
New York
10019
United States of America

Details:
Malcom Moon
Web site
E-mail
212-707-8566 ext.330

Tickets $20-$100!
Perpetual Light: The Requiems of Mozart and Duruflé

Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Guest Conductor
James M. Meaders, DCINY Conductor
Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International


Mozart: Requiem, K. 626
Duruflé: Requiem, Op. 9


Maestro Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Head of Choral Studies at McGill University, leads the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Choir representing five countries in Maurice Duruflés greatest choral masterpiece, Requiem, Op. 9. DCINY Conductor James Meaders conducts Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s legendary Requiem with choir and orchestra.

Tickets $20-$100!
On Sale Now!
Visit CarnegieHall.org or call 212-247-7800
Box Office: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue
Senior and Student Discounts Available at the Box Office with ID
For Group Tickets, VIP Packages, Discounts, and More, e-mail boxoffice@DCINY.org

Ticket Buying Link: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2018/2/19/0700/PM/Distinguished-Concerts-Orchestra-and-Distinguished-Concerts-Singers-International/
 
25 February 2018
 
11am
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
3pm
Huntingdon Hall
Worcester
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
Worcester Concert Club winter season

Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Duncan Honeybourne, piano

Mozart: Sonata in B flat major for violin and piano K 454
Frank Bridge: Sonata for violin and piano H 183
Johannes Brahms: Sonata in D minor for violin and piano Op 108

 
27 February 2018
 
2.00pm
Santa Cecelia Arts and Learning Center
2759 West Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Los Angeles
90041
United States of America

Details:
Santa Cecilia Arts and Learning Center
Web site
E-mail
3232593011

$20/adults, $8/child
Gala Orchestra Concert

Santa Cecelia Orchestra

Our Teddy Bear Concerts are a huge success with every seat taken. Once again, this year we added more concerts to make sure all of the young people in our audience have a chance to see and hear our musicians and their instruments and have added the brass instruments. We have scheduled three Teddy Bear Concerts for your family to meet our orchestra family.

Bring your children and their favorite stuffed friends to these delightful concerts that demonstrate how sounds, melodies, rhythms, and instruments can bring music to life. Kids and stuffed animals alike will have an opportunity to discover the orchestra’s string , woodwinds, or brass. . . or all three!

We will provide complimentary Milk and Cookies Reception after the concert. And you are invited to bring a sack lunch for your own teddy bear picnic before or after the concert on our grounds.

 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
Jeremy Denk, piano and Britten Sinfonia - rhapsody of jazz and dance-inspired music by Gershwin and Stravinsky

 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
+44 (0)20 7638 8891

£15-30
Britten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk, piano

To include;
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version)
Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and winds

From its opening clarinet glissando Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue has become synonymous with 1920s America and its popularity continues to this day. Performed here in the original jazz band arrangement with acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk the work is paired with Stravinsky’s rhythmically complex Concerto for piano and wind. Both works explore rhythm from the syncopated cadenzas in Stravinsky to the abundant use of dance and ragtime rhythms in Gershwin.
 
28 February 2018
 
11am
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
1 March 2018
 
11am
GNO Alternative Stage, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leof Andrea Siggrou 364, Kallithea
Athens
176 74
Greece

Details:
Web site
Lena Platonos: The Emperor's Nightingale

Greek National Opera
Markellos Chryssicos, conductor

Animated children's opera
 
2 March 2018
 
7.30pm
Brooklyn
New York
United States of America

Details:
Web site
La France V: Les Six

 
7.30pm
St Andrew's Hall
Norwich
NR3 1AU
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
+44 (0)1603 630 000

£8-30
Jeremy Denk, piano and Britten Sinfonia - Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Jeremy Denk, piano
Britten Sinfonia

To include:
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version)
Stravinsky: Concerto for piano and winds

From its opening clarinet glissando Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue has become synonymous with 1920s America and its popularity continues to this day. Performed here in the original jazz band arrangement with acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk the work is paired with Stravinsky’s rhythmically complex Concerto for piano and wind. Both works explore rhythm from the syncopated cadenzas in Stravinsky to the abundant use of dance and ragtime rhythms in Gershwin.

Pre-concert talk – St Andrew’s Hall
In Conversation, 6.30pm: Jeremy Denk talks about tonight’s programme in this pre-concert talk (free to ticket holders)
 


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