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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, 2012-13 Season

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO) has announced its 2012-13 season. Donald Runnicles opens his fourth season as chief conductor with the first act of Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, launching the orchestra...

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra 2012-13 Season

Peter Oundjian - succeeding Stéphane Denève as Music Director - leads the new artistic team at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for the 2012-13 Season. The new Principal Guest Conductor is Thomas Søndergård. The season...

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The Royal Opera, 2012-13 Season

New Royal Opera director Kasper Holten has announced a 2012-13 season in which big-name favourite operas and world opera stars are threaded through by 19th-century rarities and British operas. ROH music director Sir Antonio Pappano conducts a...

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The Royal Ballet, 2012-13 Season

World premieres, new faces, lower ticket prices (and the first recycled opera production). The Royal Opera House announced a bullish attitude today as it enters the austerity post-Olympics period for next season with six ballet  premieres and...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet, 2012-13 Season

Birmingham Royal Ballet has outlined its 2012-13 season for its home base in Birmingham, indicating a shrunken repertoire due to subsidy cuts, but with a new full-length family ballet by David Bintley, Aladdin.The season will celebrate the art of...

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English National Ballet, 2012 Season

English National Ballet's 2012 summer is studded with events to build new audiences, with a new version for children to introduce them to The Sleeping Beauty, collaborations with Tate Britain and hip hop, and a special Olympics event uniting...

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Regional Opera, 2012 Season

Popular operatic love stories by Puccini, Wagner and Mozart dominate the regional scene in 2012, but key talents like producer Tim Albery in Leeds, Lothar Koenigs in Cardiff and David McVicar in Glasgow all promise significant stage experiences....

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Sadler's Wells Theatre, 2012 Season

Who would imagine that the search for new dance audiences would result in a cascade of fairy tales and dramas at Sadler's Wells, the focus for hip eyes on culture? But it is so - The Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and a Hans Christian Andersen folk...

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National Theatre, 2012 Season

The National Theatre's summer highlights include Simon Russell Beale directed by Nicholas Hytner in Shakespeare's Timon of Athens and Julie Walters as an ageing society dropout in the debut stage play by TV writer Stephen Beresford, The Last of the...

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Barbican Centre, 2012 Season

London's Barbican Centre is 30 this year, and with a special Olympics subsidy boost as the world's eyes turn to the British capital this summer, it aims to be as lovely inside as it is famously unlovely outside. Film beauties Cate Blanchett and...

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Christmas Dance on Cinema, TV & Radio

No more is dance the preserve of the few sitting in the theatre - larger companies are leaping hungrily for TV and now cinema screens, having found various ways around the longstanding obstacle of copyright. The BBC is experimenting with live 3D...

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European Festivals 2011 Round-Up

Be different - take a festival break in Europe instead of the UK, and catch a different landscape. While artists in both new music and classical are constantly circling the world in search of more picturesque settings, you can find your alternative...

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