Category: Classical Music and Operas

April 8, 2010

Vienna State Opera – Free Opera Treats For All

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 08 Apr 2010

Visitors to Vienna this Spring and Summer will be treated to a series of free open-air opera events in the heart of the city.

After its successful introduction in 2009, Oper Live am Platz will be back in May …

April 6, 2010

What's on at the Opéra Bastille – Paris

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 06 Apr 2010

This Spring/Summer, enjoy an opera, ballet or symphony concert in Paris at the Opéra de la Bastille, home base of the Opéra National de Paris. This very modern opera house in Place de la Bastille was built …

April 2, 2010

Spitalfields Music – What's on at the Summer Festival – London

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 02 Apr 2010

The Spitalfields Music Summer Festival is returning soon.  Below are some of the performances on at the Shoreditch Church in London.

Rumpelstiltskin – The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and six dancers will perform David Sawer’s “Rumpelstiltskin” …

April 1, 2010

Opera Season in Venice

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 01 Apr 2010

It’s the Opera Season in Venice, so don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy great classical operas like Puccini’s Tosca, Verdi’s La Traviata and Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

These are all on at Scuola Grande di San …

March 26, 2010

This Easter Enjoy a Classical Concert at Famous Paris Churches

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 26 Mar 2010

Enhance your visits to famous Paris churches and cathedrals by attending a classical concert in a divine setting. Here are some of the current concerts at landmark Paris churches.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
From Organ recitals to …

March 2, 2010

Enjoy Vivaldi's Four Seasons in Venice

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 02 Mar 2010

March 4th is the birthday anniversary of Antonio Vivaldi, composer, priest and a famous violinist. Vivaldi was born in Venice on March 4, 1678 and 332 years later, his violin concerti are as popular as ever.

Travellers to …

February 21, 2010

The Complete Chopin Edition – 200th Anniversary

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 21 Feb 2010

In celebration of Chopin’s 200th birthday anniversary on March 1, 2010, EMI have produced a box set of this great composer’s works. Titled “Chopin  200th Anniversary Edition – The Complete Works”, the box set comprises 16 audio …

February 15, 2010

Frédéric Chopin: 200th Anniversary Celebrations

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 15 Feb 2010

March 1st, 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frédéric François Chopin. Chopin was one of Poland’s (and the world’s) great composers and in honour of his artistic contribution for the Polish nation, the Polish …

February 4, 2010

An Evening with the Vienna Philharmonic – Free of Charge

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 04 Feb 2010

Visitors to Vienna in early June 2010 will be able to enjoy an evening of the best classical music by the Vienna Philharmonic – free of charge.

Conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, the Vienna Philharmonic will be performing its traditional …

February 3, 2010

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea – A Gift of Classical Music

Filed under: Classical Music and Operas - 03 Feb 2010

If music be the food of love…then this Valentines Day give a gift of a classical music concert or opera in any one of the top European classical music and opera destinations.

Some Valentine’s Day gift ideas to inspire …

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