Full programme details of Simon’s wonderful vocal masterclass at the Royal Academy of Music today have now been added to the performance page, together with some photos of Simon with most of the participating students. Shown below are: back row, l to r : Meilir Jones, William Diggle, James Geidt, Niall Anderson, Paul Grant; middle row, l to r : Sung Kyu Choi, Simon, Darwin Leonard Prakash, Ka Man Tsang; front: Virgile Von Essche. We would like to thank Simon and the students for allowing us to take and publish these pictures. Click on photo to see more..
Simon and Malcolm Martineau will give a recital in Graz, Austria on 11 January 2018. Click here for more information…
They will also give a recital at La Monnaie, Brussels on 22 January 2018. Click here for details…
And another date for your diary! Simon and Malcolm Martineau will give a recital at the Musikverein, Vienna on 21 February 2018. Click here for more information….
Several more reviews of Sunday’s performance of Brahms German Requiem at the Barbican Hall in London have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo to read…
Simon will sing three performances of Rigoletto at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin in May 2018. Click here for more information…
And Simon will give his jazz programme “Blue Skies” at the Konzerthaus in Vienna on 16 January 2018. Click here for details..
We are sad to learn of the death of the choreographer Trisha Brown at the age of 80. Simon worked with her on a wonderful version of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, which can be seen on DVD. They also collaborated on a danced version of Winterreise which was seen in London and across the world.
A full obituary of Trisha Brown (with Winterreise rehearsal photo), can be read here
Some curtain call photos of tonight’s stunning Brahms German Requiem at the Barbican Hall in London have been added to the performance page. Click on photo…
A first review of the concert has now been added to the performance page.
Several curtain call photos of last Saturday’s Don Giovanni in Zürich – thanks Conny.
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The recital in Barcelona last November will be broadcast (webstream) next Tuesday 14th March. Concert will begin at 19:00 hours GMT
Click on photo to see the perfomance page with more information.
A new review of Don Giovanni in Bilbao, together with a partial translation in English, has been added to the performance page. Our thanks to the translator!
We have just heard that Simon will step in to sing Don Giovanni at the Zurich Opera on Saturday 11 March for one performance only. He will replace Levente Molnar, who is currently unwell. For more information, visit the performance page.
Simon will also now sing in the Brahms German Requiem at the Barbican with the LSO on Sunday 19 March. For more information and link to buy tickets, visit the performance page.
Detailed programme with encores and first photos of yesterday’s recital in Zürich (more to come!) – click on photo to see more …
The National Concert Hall in Dublin has tweeted a photo of last night’s performance of Totentanz. Click on photo for more details….
And an interesting article – “A Special Sort of Homecoming for Simon Keenlyside” – revealing Simon’s family connection to Dublin, has been published in the Irish Examiner.
The National Concert Hall of Dublin has published some photos on Twitter of yesterday’s masterclass and tweeted: “Fantastic start to @NewMusicDublin today with a vocal masterclass with Simon Keenlyside featuring singers from @OperaIE “(Opera Theatre Company, Ireland). Click on photo for details…..
And a review from Opera News magazine of last year’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro at La Scala Milan has been added to the performance page.