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We have now added three reviews of Simon’s recital in Barcelona on 10 October to the performance page – two in Spanish and one in Catalan. Translations will be provided as soon as possible. Click on photo above…

An English translation of the Olyrix review of Rigoletto in Paris has now been added to that performance page. Click here to read…

And a telephone interview with Simon was published in the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia before the Barcelona recital. Click here to read the interview in Spanish. We are working on an English translation and this will be published as soon as possible.

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Curtain calls from yesterday’s performance of Carmina Burana at the Royal Festival Hall have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo above…

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Curtain call photos from Wednesday’s stunning recital by Simon and Malcolm Martineau at the wonderful Palau de la Música Catalana  in Barcelona have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo above..

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The official photos of the two Rigoletto concerts in Paris and Luxembourg have now been added to the respective performance pages. Many thanks to the photographer, Sebastien Grébille, and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg for allowing us to reproduce these photos on our website.

Click on the photo below to see the Paris photos..

Photo: Sebastien Grébille

And click on the photo below to see the Luxembourg photos..

Photo: Sebastien Grébille

 

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(Photo from Paris concert)

“Hats off, Sir Simon!” – the first review of the concert performance of Rigoletto in Luxembourg on Friday 05 October has now been added to the performance page, together with an English translation. Click on photo above to read.

A second review of the Paris Rigoletto concert, with English translation, has also been added to the performance page. Click here to read…

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Curtain call photos of yesterday’s magnificent concert performance of Rigoletto in Paris have now been added to the performance page.  Click on photo above…

A first review of the concert (in French) has also been added to the performance page, together with an English translation.

Simon will also sing Rigoletto at the Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava, on 07 November 2018. For more information and tickets click here

And the full programme for Simon’s recital with Malcolm Martineau in Barcelona on 10 October has now been added to the performance page. Click here for details.

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29 September 2018: New dates in 2019

by Gwyn on 29 September 2018

Two new dates for Simon in 2019

Simon will give a performance of Die Winterreise, accompanied by Natalia Katyukova, at Severance Hall, Cleveland, on Sunday 19 May 2019. Click on photo below for more information…

 

Simon and his jazz band will give a concert on Saturday 13 July entitled “The Final Fling” – which will be the closing event of the 2019 season at Grange Park Opera. This concert will be by invitation only and will not be open for public booking. Click here for more information

And finally, the performance of Totentanz given in Berlin on 22 April by Simon and Christianne Stotijn, conducted by Thomas Adès, will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Friday 12 October at 14.30 hrs, as part of their “A Week in Berlin” programme. Click here for broadcast link on performance page.

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18 September 2018: Broadcasts this weekend

by Gwyn on 18 September 2018

 

Reminder! BBC Radio 3 will broadcast Falstaff from the Royal Opera House, with Simon and Bryn Terfel, on Saturday 22 September at 18.30 hrs UK Time. Click on photo above for broadcast link on the performance page.

And La Traviata from the Vienna State Opera will be livestreamed for FREE on Sunday 23 September at 18.. hrs (Austrian time). Click here for more information…

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Curtain call photos of yesterday’s first performance of La Traviata at the Vienna State Opera have now been added to the performance page, together with a first review and English translation. Click on photo above….

Many thanks to Josiane for allowing us to publish her curtain call photos on our website.

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Wiener Staatsoper / Michael Pöhn

FREE opera from Vienna to watch at home! The livestream of La Traviata from the Vienna State Opera, in which Simon will sing the role of Giorgio Germont, will be broadcast free of charge courtesy of the sponsor, OMV. The broadcast will take place on Sunday 23 September at 18.00 hours, Austrian time. To watch La Traviata you will need to register online with the Vienna State Opera – click on the photo above for the link on the performance page….

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