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SEMIRAMIDE won the 2019 OPUS KLASSIK Award

We are very honored to announce that Opera Rara’s recording of Rossini’s Semiramide with Albina Shagimuratova, Daniela Barcellona, Mirco Palazzi, Barry Banks, Gianluca Buratto and Sir Mark Elder conducting the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the...

Opera Rara announces Carlo Rizzi as new Artistic Director

Opera Rara is delighted to announce the appointment of Carlo Rizzi as Opera Rara’s Artistic Director to succeed Sir Mark Elder who will be stepping down in September 2019.   Speaking about his work with Opera Rara since 2012, Sir Mark Elder said: “My years...

Book now for Donizetti’s Il Paria at the Barbican Centre on June 8th

The booking is open for our concert performance of Donizetti’s Il Paria! Conducted by Sir Mark Elder, it features a stellar cast gathering Albina Shagimuratova as Neala, René Barbera as Idamore, Misha Kiria as Zarete and Marko Mimica as Akerabare with the...

Announcing The Foyle Opera Rara Collection

OPERA RARA AND THE ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC & DRAMA announce THE FOYLE OPERA RARA COLLECTION Opera Rara is delighted to announce the transfer of The Opera Rara Music Library to a permanent home at The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD). This has...

''The classic marriage of exact rhythms, a firm pulse and the speaking beauty of the vocal overlays makes for a continuously expressive unfolding of the musical narrative.'' @OperaRara is nominated for @GramophoneMag Awards 2019. Read the full review here: https://t.co/TRDZGx76qZ

It's release week! Our new recording of Puccini's Le Willis with @ErmonelaJaho, #ArsenSoghomonyan & #BrianMulligan with #MarkElder & @LPOrchestra will be available from Friday! This is the first recording of Puccini's first opera in its original version https://t.co/V67Qj9OBUy

We are thrilled to share that SEMIRAMIDE with @AShagimuratova @barcellonadani @BelCantoBhoy @MircoPalazzi & @theoae has won an #OPUS_KLASSIK award in the category "19th Century Opera". Thanks and congratulations to all! More info at https://t.co/ATrCnhIu9B

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''The classic marriage of exact rhythms, a firm pulse and the speaking beauty of the vocal overlays makes for a continuously expressive unfolding of the musical narrative.'' @OperaRara is nominated for @GramophoneMag Awards 2019. Read the full review here: https://t.co/TRDZGx76qZ

It's release week! Our new recording of Puccini's Le Willis with @ErmonelaJaho, #ArsenSoghomonyan & #BrianMulligan with #MarkElder & @LPOrchestra will be available from Friday! This is the first recording of Puccini's first opera in its original version https://t.co/V67Qj9OBUy

We are thrilled to share that SEMIRAMIDE with @AShagimuratova @barcellonadani @BelCantoBhoy @MircoPalazzi & @theoae has won an #OPUS_KLASSIK award in the category "19th Century Opera". Thanks and congratulations to all! More info at https://t.co/ATrCnhIu9B

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