Bryn Terfel as Tevye leads the company of Grange Park Opera in a production of Fiddler.

The BBC PROMS

Sir Henry Wood founded the Proms back in 1895 and what a great idea it was seeing as this year celebrates the 124th Prom, which shall include an 8-week long schedule of first-class orchestras, musicians,…

Gerald Finley as Scarpia and the ROH Chorus, Tosca 2018, (C) Catherine Ashmore

January 8 – 23 2018: Riots of L.A.,…

Welcome! Here’s a roundup of news, posts, bits and pieces I’ve been sharing on Social Media from the second week of January.  That includes Bridge Theatre's PR email blunders, Devoted and Disgruntled's 13th event, and…

January 1 – 7 2018: Golden Globes, #Times…

Welcome! Here's a roundup of news, posts, bits and pieces I've been sharing on Social Media since Day 1 of 2018. THEATRE: The Globe has announced that they will be showing a new production of…

Otello – At the Opera, then at the…

This post is divided into Part I and Part II. Part I - My thoughts on Keith Warner's production of Otello at the Covent Garden, 2017. Part 2 - My thoughts on seeing the opera…

Jonas Kaufmann at Helmut Deutsch at The Barbican 2017

Jonas Kaufmann in Recital – The Barbican 2017

The mighty Jonas Kaufmann and leading lieder pianist Helmut Deutsch performed at The Barbican this weekend for the first in three concerts of their Kaufmann Residency programme. The concert was a long-awaited return for Kaufmann…