Errollyn Wallen

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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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Manchester Lines – review
It's the downbeat, low-key quality of Jackie Kay's tale of intersecting lives that makes it so moving, writes Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner

15, Jun, 2012 @12:59 PM

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Ruddigore; Yes; Béatrice et Bénédict – review
Resist all you like, but Opera North's Ruddigore is a winner. Alas, Bonnie Greer's Question Time opera Yes isn't, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

27, Nov, 2011 @12:06 AM

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Bonnie Greer: why I turned my Question Time appearance with Nick Griffin into an opera
In October 2009, the BBC controversially invited BNP leader Nick Griffin on to Question Time. Fellow panellist Bonnie Greer ended up writing a libretto about the experience

Bonnie Greer

23, Nov, 2011 @10:00 PM

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Cautionary Tales – review
This adapation of Hilaire Belloc's moralistic tales can be filed in the growing corpus of Opera North's child-friendly classics, writes Alfred Hickling

Alfred Hickling

11, Mar, 2011 @10:15 PM

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