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We are sorry to advise that Simon has cancelled his recital at the Lincoln Center, New York, on 01 March 2018. Ticket holders should contact the Lincoln Center Box Office regarding refund or exchange of tickets – please see the performance page for full details.

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Curtain call photos from Simon and Malcolm Martineau’s wonderful recital at the Vienna Musikverein last night have now been added to the performance page, together with details of the three encores. Many thanks to the photographer! A review in German has also now been added. Click on photo below…

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Simon’s recital with Malcolm Martineau at the Vienna Musikverein on 21 February will be broadcast in the “Das Konzert Ö1” series on Austrian radio at 19.30 hours (local time) on Tuesday 06 March. Click on photo for link to the broadcast on the performance page…

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The first review (with photo) of Simon’s performance as the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Vienna State Opera has been added to the performance page. Click on photo below…

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Reminder! Simon’s ‘Blue Skies’ jazz concert, recorded at the Konzerthaus in Vienna on 16 January, will be broadcast on Austrian radio tomorrow. The recording appears to be of the whole concert, including the encores, and it will go out tomorrow as  “Das Konzert Ö1”  on  Austrian radio station Ö1 at 19.30 hours (local Austrian time). Click on photo below for link to the radio station on the performance page…

 

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Simon will sing in Carmina Burana at the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 13 October 2018, as part of a concert entitled ‘Life, Death and Shameless Excess’. The other soloists in the concert will be Louise Alder and Toby Spence. Click on photo for more information and link for tickets..

 

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Some new dates to look forward to! Details of the 2018-19 season at the Wigmore Hall in London have been announced. Simon will appear on 25 June 2019 in Emanuel Ax’s 70th Birthday Concert and on 26 July 2019 with his jazz band. Programme details for both concerts will be confirmed later in the year and tickets are likely to go on sale in early 2019. Click on photo below to access the Wigmore Hall preview brochure via the “More information” link on the performance page…

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Curtain call photos of Simon’s wonderful recital with Malcolm Martineau at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on Thursday 25 January have now been added to the performance page, together with details of the revised programme and a four star review. Click on photo below…

The recital will be broadcast as a 1pm Lunchtime Concert on BBC Radio 3 between 27 and 30 March 2018. The exact date will be confirmed as soon we know it.

The programme of Simon’s masterclass at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on 26 January has also now been added to the event page. Click on photo…

 

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Curtain call photos of Simon’s recital with Malcolm Martineau at the Theatre La Monnaie in Brussels on 22 January 2018 have been added to the performance page, together with details of the encores. Click on photo below…

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18 January 2018: ROH Magazine interview

by Petra on 18 January 2018

A lovely interview with Simon was recently published in the summer 2018 Royal Opera House Magazine, which is distributed to members of the Friends of Covent Garden.

We are very fortunate to have been given permission to share this article with readers of this website. We would like to say a huge thank you to the Royal Opera House and the Friends of Covent Garden for allowing us to publish the interview.

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