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Kurt Streit

by Dominic McHugh

American tenor Kurt Streit is something of a rarity in the opera world: he is both a specialist in a particular repertoire (Mozart) and a…



Interview: Rory Macdonald


Since becoming a member of the Royal Opera House’s Young Artists scheme in September 2004, Stirling-born conductor Rory Macdonald has assisted leading conductors Antonio Pappano...

London Concerts and Opera Preview: September-October


After the Proms die down, things are back to normal in London, with the start of new seasons from most companies.The Royal Opera offers an...

Preview: BBC Proms 2006


With 90 concerts and over 120 events, the BBC Proms 2006 are the highpoint of the classical music calendar.Celebrations of the anniversaries of Mozart and...

Preview: BBC Proms 2005


This year the BBC Proms have reached the ‘Nelson’ figure: 111 not out, and showing signs of strengthening each year.This term there are 74 concerts...