Kaisa Hammarlund and Zubin Varla. (Photos by Marc Brenner)

2018’s Best of Theatre Post

Happy New Year, Everyone… Okay, I’m late to the party, but as you may have noticed I’ve been making the most of my time out to get ‘adult’ shit done since November. Officially, I’m a…

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Bampton Opera: Amahl and the night visitors (2018)

[fourstar] For the festive season, pantos and Christmas carols may seem like the perfect type of performance to see right now, but why not take the opportunity to see an opera like Gian Carlo Menotti’s…

Q & A: Emma Stannard, Opera Singer

Gian-Carlo Menotti’s much-loved family Christmas opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors, shall be performed as a semi-staged production at St John’s Smith Square by Bampton Classical Opera. Emma Stannard - winner of Bampton Classical Opera…

Q & A: Sinéad O Neill – Opera…

Hampstead Garden Opera, North London’s leading opera company, presents a new production of Domenico Cimarosa’s masterpiece of opera buffa, ‘THE SECRET MARRIAGE’. Stage Director, Sinéad O Neill shares with us what it's like to collaborate with HGO on…

Q & A: Jeremy Gray, Co-Artistic Director of…

With Bampton Classical Opera's new production of Nicolò Isouard’s Cinderella showing at St John Smith Square this Tuesday evening (September 18), its Co-Artistic Director Jeremy Gray sheds some light on his experience at Bampton,  the company's future projects…