Fulham Opera: Siegfried
Fulham Opera begin 2013 and continue their mandate of “Big Opera on a Small Scale” with the third opera in their unique portrayal of the Ring Cycle: Siegfried. An innovative staging by Max Pappenheim keeps the audience once again right in the centre of this most intimate of Wagner’s operas.
Time 6.00pm, Tue 12 / Fri 15 / Sun 17 February
Place St John’s Church, Fulham, SW6 1PB
Tickets and further details at fulhamopera.com
Philharmonia Britannica: Tosca
Two semi-staged performances of Puccini’s dramatic masterpiece sung in Italian. The action takes place over 24 hours in June 1800 and is dominated by the police chief Scarpia, who rules Rome with an iron rod on behalf of the King of Naples. But Rome is now threatened by Napoeleon’s invasion. Into this politically charged and bloody story Puccini poured some of his best-known lyrical arias, with wonderfully evocative orchestration.
Time 7.30pm, Sat 16 / Sun 17 March
Place St John’s Church, Waterloo, SE1 8TY
Tickets £15, £12 (concs), £5 (U19s) and further details at ph-br.co.uk
Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, Chausson’s Poeme for violin and orchestra, and finishing with the Saint-Saëns “Organ” Symphony No 3. Our leader Nathaniel Vallois will be the violin soloist and we are delighted to be joined again by David Bednall on the organ.
Time 7.30pm, Thursday 21 March
Place St Gabriel’s Church, Pimlico, SW1V 2AD
Tickets £9 (£6 concs)