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It  has been announced today that Simon has been appointed to the teaching staff of the Royal Academy of Music as Visiting Professor of Singing.

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Two more reviews of Simon’s showtunes CD:

Nigel Simeone writes in the magazine International Record Review, December 2014 issue: “I can’t praise this disc too highly.”
Sadly it is not available on the internet and we are only allowed to quote an extract – we would have loved to reproduce it in full.

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The Wigmore Hall tweeted  “Some familiar faces today, but from their Wigmore Hall debuts! Here’s Simon Keenlyside’s programme of 1998″ (actually 1988) with a wonderful photo of the original poster

 

Sk WH debut

 

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03 December 2014: Masterclass at RCM

by Gwyn on 3 December 2014

Simon will give a masterclass at the Royal College of Music on Wednesday 14 January 2015. Entry is free but tickets are required. Tickets can be booked from 10am on Wednesday 10 December.

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The translation of Simon’s article for Prolog, the magazine of the Vienna opera has now been added.

And Sue has found a second review of Simon’s Showtunes CD. Thanks Sue.

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Simon wrote an article for Prolog, the magazine of the Vienna Staatsoper. Translation will follow as soon as possible.

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28 November 2014: Rigoletto Cinema Broadcast

by Gwyn on 28 November 2014

The December issue of the Vienna State Opera magazine “Prolog” states that the first night of  Simon’s Rigoletto on 20 December will be broadcast to cinemas in several European cities, including London, Barcelona and Madrid. The London broadcast will take place at the Barbican Cinema at 18.30 hrs on 20 December.

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Stephen Costello just tweeted: “Stay Calm. Don’t Panic”- check out my new blog post – an interview with Simon Keenlyside with this lovely photo of Family Keenlyside:

Family Keenlyside

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The first night of Simon’s new Rigoletto at the Vienna State Opera on 20 December will be broadcast on ORF2 (Austrian TV) at 21.55 hrs  that evening (local time).

The “delayed live” broadcast will be shown in the UK in at least one venue –  the Barbican Cinema, London  on 20 December at 18.30 hrs.

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Details and photos of yesterday’s War Requiem in St David’s Hall in Cardiff. Click on photo to see more …

Curtain call8-Cardiff-9-11-14@SK.Info

Chandos has tweeted a link to the podcast of Simon’s appearance on InTune:
Missed @BBCInTune last Friday ? Here is the podcast :

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