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03 August 2018: Happy Birthday Simon!

by Gwyn on 3 August 2018

Happy Birthday, Simon!

Dear Simon – Best wishes for a very happy birthday and many happy returns of the day from all of us at SK Info!

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Simon applauds his friend and colleague Bryn Terfel after yesterday’s final performance of Falstaff at the Royal Opera House. More curtain call photos have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo above…

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Curtain call photos of last night’s performance of Falstaff at the Royal Opera House have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo below….

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Curtain call photos of last night’s performance of Falstaff at the Royal Opera House have been added to the performance page, together with some new reviews. Click on photo..

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The first reviews of Falstaff at the Royal Opera House have been added to the performance page. Many of the reviews include production photographs. Click on photo below to read…

The ROH production of Falstaff is due to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 22 September 2018. A link to the broadcast will be added when it becomes available.

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Curtain call photos of yesterday’s wonderful first night of Falstaff at the Royal Opera House have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo below…

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The date of the radio broadcast of Don Giovanni from Geneva has changed. The Swiss radio station Espace-2 will now broadcast Don Giovanni at 19.30 hrs (local time) on Saturday 07 July – not 20.00 hrs as previously advised. A link to the radio broadcast has now been  added to the performance page.

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Congratulations Sir Simon!

 

 

And now it’s Sir Simon Keenlyside! Simon has been knighted in The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018. We send Simon our warmest congratulations on this very well deserved honour.

A number of comments and messages of congratulation to Simon on his knighthood have been posted on Twitter since the announcement. These have now been added to the Award page – click here to read…

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A short but lovely video interview – “Cour ou Jardin?” – with Simon and Patrizia Ciofi has been published on the Geneva Opera website. Click on screenshot below to watch this video and the Don Giovanni trailer video published last week.

Two more reviews in German have also been added to the Don Giovanni performance page.

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First reviews (in French) of  the new production of Don Giovanni in Geneva, which opened on Friday 01 June, have now been added to the performance page.  Click here to read…

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