Errollyn Wallen

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Anti-empire, anti-fascist, pro-suffragist: the stunning secret life of Proms staple Jerusalem
Why is Jerusalem lumped in with the jingoism of Last Night of the Proms? William Blake wrote a heretical, anti-establishment anthem that was later gifted to the suffragists and used to rouse fighters in the Spanish civil war

Jason Whittaker

05, Sep, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The week in classical: Lohengrin; The Paradis Files
An exemplary revival brings David Alden’s 2018 Wagner production into sharp focus. And an overlooked contemporary of Mozart’s is celebrated by Errollyn Wallen

Fiona Maddocks

23, Apr, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Paradis Files review – Graeae and Wallen breathe life into a woman of spirit and courage
The story of the blind composer, singer and business woman Maria Theresia von Paradis is told in this lively but uneven chamber opera by Errollyn Wallen

Tim Ashley

14, Apr, 2022 @1:46 PM

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‘People were always trying to fix her’: the ‘blind enchantress’ who wowed Mozart
Maria Theresia von Paradis’s piano bewitched the Viennese court – but she was tormented by quacks proffering remedies she didn’t need. Now a disabled theatre team are turning her life into opera

Stuart Jeffries

12, Apr, 2022 @3:13 PM

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The week in classical: Dido’s Ghost; Der Rosenkavalier; Philharmonia/ Salonen – review
Errollyn Wallen had a bold new take on Dido and Aeneas, while the Philharmonia sparkled with a staging of Strauss’s opera and bid farewell to Esa-Pekka Salonen

Fiona Maddocks

12, Jun, 2021 @11:23 AM

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Edinburgh international festival returns with music-heavy lineup
With theatre and dance scaled back, music dominates, including concerts from Simon Rattle, Damon Albarn, Nicola Benedetti and Laura Mvula

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Jun, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Wigmore Hall announce lockdown commissions: 'we want new voices'
Previous applicants need not apply, says artistic director John Gilhooly, who particularly welcomes female, BAME and LGBTQ+ composers

Imogen Tilden

05, Oct, 2020 @2:29 PM

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Royal Festival Hall in London reopens with BLM-inspired season
First post-lockdown season will feature new commission inspired by BLM protest in London

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

03, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Resonate: the great British symphonic revival
A new fund will encourage orchestras to programme the best works by British composers of the past 25 years. Gillian Moore MBE selects the pieces that deserve to be heard again

Gillian Moore

13, Jul, 2016 @4:19 PM

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Errollyn Wallen: Photography CD review – fine portrait of a wide-ranging artist

Kate Molleson

24, Mar, 2016 @6:45 PM

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'Every day involves thinking, dreaming, playing and singing'
Being a professional composer requires real mental and physical stamina, says British composer and musician Errollyn Wallen

Errollyn Wallen

04, Mar, 2016 @7:12 AM

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Inside Opera: Live stream hopes to widen access to UK's opera houses

Online linkup between all seven public-funded companies will be streamed on YouTube and aims to find younger audience

Imogen Tilden

05, May, 2014 @4:03 PM

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