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KURTAG Fin de Partie15th, 17th, 20th,22nd,24th 25th November 2018 at 20.00h • Teatro alla Scala, Milan
World premiere of Hungarian maestro Gyorgy Kurtag's first opera "Fin de Partie" with the libretto taken from the play of the same name by Samuel Beckett -"Endgame" in it's English version.
Directed by Pierre Audi. Sung in French and conducted by Markus Stenz. Also starring Frode Olsen, Leigh Melrose and Leonardo Cortellazzi.
CONCERT of music by Kurtag and Stravinsky and Ravel21st November 2018 at 17.30h • Ridotto dei Palchi, Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Works to include Ravel's Trois poemes de Mallarme and Stravinsky's Pribaoutki and Berceuses du chat. Conducted by Arnaud Arbet.
MENDELSSOHN Die erste Walpurgisnacht29th November, Queen's Hall Edinburgh 19.30h and 30th November City Halls Glasgow 19.30h •
Concert performance of the rarely heard Mendelssohn Die erste Walpurgisnacht with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
HANDEL Messiah16, 17, 18, 19, 20, December 2018 Check website for times • Aix -en-Provences, Vienna, Vaduz, Groningen, Antwerp, Hamburg,
Tour of the ever popular and my personal favourite - Messiah. With The King's Consort conducted by Robert King.
KURTAG Fin de Partie6,8,March 2019 at 20.00h, 10 March 2019 at 15h • Nederlandse Oper, Amsterdam
Revival of the production of Kurtag's new opera directed by Pierre Audi and conducted by Markus Stenz.
BACH Mattheus Passion7th April 2019, at 11.00am • Royal Festival Hall, London
Concert performance with the Bach Choir of Bach's masterpiece.