Pianist Cordelia Williams commissions Michael Symmons Roberts to reinterpret the nativity story through a Messiaen masterpiece with Lord Rowan Williams and artist Sophie Hacker
Young pianist Cordelia Williams presents Messiaen 2015: Between Heaven and the Clouds, a year-long series of events setting Olivier Messiaen’s wartime masterpiece Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus (Twenty Contemplations of the Infant Jesus) alongside words and art.
Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio returns to Covent Garden as Nedda in the Royal Opera House’s new production of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci
Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio returns to the Royal Opera House to make her role debut as Nedda in Damiano Michieletto's new production of Leoncavallo’s iconic opera Pagliacci opening on 3 December 2015 conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano.
Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor embarks on American recital tour
Outstanding 22-year-old British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor embarks on a 7-concert tour of the US and Canada in February and March with recitals in major cities including New York, Boston, Minneapolis and Vancouver. Grosvenor’s recital programme includes works by Rameau, Bach, Franck, Chopin and Granados.
Sir Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia embark on a tour to Prague, Dresden and Vienna 28 May to 1 June 2015
Making their debut at the Prague Spring Festival, Pappano and his award- winning Roman orchestra mark the 150th anniversary of Sibelius [1865-2015] with a programme of the composer’s Symphony No.2 alongside Verdi, Rachmaninov and the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations with young Czech cellist Jan Vogler.