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Curtain call photos of Simon as Rodrigo in Don Carlo at the Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava, on Saturday 18 January, have now been added to the performance page. Our thanks to the photographer. Click on photo above to see the gallery….

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According to the Royal Opera House website, Simon will not now sing Giorgio Germont in tonight’s performance of La Traviata  (13 January). He will be replaced by Gabriele Viviani. Click on photo above for more details…

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NEW EVENT FOR MAY 2020!

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, has announced that Simon will be appearing in their Spring Gala Concert on Wednesday 20 May 2020. The concert will also include singers Angela Gheorghiu and Piotr Beczala and dancers from the Royal Ballet, including Guest Artist Roberto Bolle. Click on photo above for more details…

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According to the Royal Opera House website, Simon will not sing in tonight’s performance of La Traviata at the Royal Opera House (06 January). He will be replaced by George Gagnidze. There is also a change of soprano – Dinara Alieva will sing Violetta instead of Hrachuhi Bassenz. Click on photo above for full details..

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What a wonderful way to start the New Year – Simon’s recital with Malcolm Martineau at the Wigmore Hall yesterday, 02 January! Curtain call photos have now been added to the performance page, together with a first review. Click on picture above to view the gallery..

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01 January 2020: Happy New Year

by Gwyn on 1 January 2020

to everyone from all of us at SK Info

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Curtain call, Le Nozze di Figaro, ROH, July 2019

Simon can be heard on the BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ programme tomorrow, Friday 27 December. The programme’s guest editor, Supreme Court President Lady Hale, will speak to Simon and Ian Bostridge about her favourite operas – ‘Billy Budd’ and ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ – both of which grapple with the issue of justice. The programme will be broadcast between 06.00 and 09.00 UK time and will be available to listen to on demand on BBC Sounds for 30 days afterwards. Click on photo above for a link to the broadcast and more information about the programme…

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25 December 2019: Happy Christmas

by Gwyn on 25 December 2019

to everyone from all of us at SK Info

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More curtain call photos from La Traviata at the Royal Opera House have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo above to see the gallery…

Simon’s concert of Sibelius Songs with the Cleveland Orchestra, which was originally recorded on 25 May 2019, is currently available to listen to on demand. Click here for link…

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Curtain call photos of yesterday’s first night of La Traviata at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, have now been added to the performance page, together with a number of reviews. Click on photo to see the gallery…

And a new interview with Simon, in which he discusses playing Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, farming in Wales and life after Brexit,  has been published by Culture Whisper. Click here to read the article…

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