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Simon’s thoughts on the role of Macbeth have been published in the December edition of ‘Prolog’, the magazine of the Vienna State Opera. The article can also be found on their blog. Click on photo to read the original German text and an English translation.

The first reviews (in German) of last night’s Macbeth at the Vienna State Opera have been added to the performance page. Translations will follow as soon as possible.

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Exciting news! Simon will open the 2017 Leeds Lieder Festival on Friday 21 April, with a recital accompanied by the Festival Director, Joseph Middleton. The programme will include Schubert’s Schwanengesang, extracts from Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel and songs by Sibelius. Click on photo for more information…

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An English translation of the review in Revista Musical Catalana of Simon’s Barcelona recital has now been added to the performance page. Thanks to Gudrun for translating this for us.

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Simon will give a masterclass at the Royal Academy of Music, London, on Thursday 23rd March 2017 at 2.30 pm. Entry to the event is free and no tickets are required. Click on photo…

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A new review (in Catalan)  of Simon’s recent recital in Barcelona has been added to the performance page. We hope to have a translation soon.

And a new review of Le Nozze di Figaro in Milan from Seen and Heard International has been added to the performance page.

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Three members of Team SK Info on a ‘works outing’ to La Scala Milan for the final performance of Le Nozze di Figaro. Our thanks to Simon for joining us for a team photo.

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Some new curtain call photos from the final performance of Le Nozze di Figaro in Milan have now been added to the performance page. Click on photo…..

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Two new curtain call photos from last night’s performance of Le Nozze di Figaro in Milan have been added to the performance page. Our thanks to the photographer. Click on photo….

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The Spanish website mundoclasico has published a review of Le Nozze di Figaro in Milan (in Spanish), which has been added to the performance page, together with an English translation of the section relating to Simon. Click on photo….

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An English translation is now available for the interview with Simon published in Catalan by ara.cat. Click here to read.

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A new review of Simon’s recent Barcelona recital (from Platea Magazine in Spanish and from Nuvol in Catalan) has been added to the performance page, together with an English translation.

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A review of Le Nozze di Figaro in Milan has been added to the performance page, with an English translation of the section relating to Simon.

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21 November 2016: New Photo from La Scala

by Gwyn on 21 November 2016

A new photo of Simon as the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro at La Scala has been added to the photo gallery on the performance page.

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And another Spanish review, with English translation, of Simon’s Barcelona recital has been added to the performance page, together with details of the encores.

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19th November Another review of Don Giovanni

by Jane on 19 November 2016

A glowing review from Le Wanderer has been added to the performance page for Don Giovanni. The review is in French with a full English translation. Click here for details.

And some photos and a second review of Simon’s recital at the Liceu have been added – thanks to the photographer.

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Sadly Simon’s recital was not broadcast on either station. We have no idea why.

But a first review has already been received and Kyle Ketelsen tweeted a lovely photo:

mit-kyle-ketelsen-liceuA treat seeing my pal #SimonKeenlyside in recital tonight @Liceu_cat.
Such an intelligent, eloquent performer & 1 of my favorite colleagues.

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