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Mon 31 July - Mon 7 August

Rarescale Summer School

A Week of Creative Music Making for Composers and Flute Players
Harlaxton Manor

Join rarescale for a week of composition, collaboration and flute playing. With taught courses and retreats for composers and flute players, and concerts during the week, this promises to be an inspiring week with new repertoire, collaborations and the opportunity to work towards individual goals in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere..  Tutors are Carla Rees (flute) and Michael Oliva (composition).

Price includes accommodation.

Tue 1 August

Impropera: Cubitt’s Muse

Tête à Tête Opera Festival
Cubitt Square
London
6:30 pm

Aardvarks and arias, tragedy and comedy – you decide there and than as the company responds to suggestions from the audience. Come completely unprepared – anything is possible and everyone is welcome.

Wed 2 August

Tête à Tête: Surprise Package

Tête à Tête Opera Festival
Cubitt Square
London
6:30 pm

Tête à Tête’s own surprise performance, specially created for this one evening.  Expect laughter, joy, glorious music, brilliant work and the company’s hallmark theatricality.

Wed 2 August

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts John Adams

Prom 24
Royal Albert Hall
London
7:00 pm

The celebrations of John Adams’s 70th birthday continue with his Naive and Sentimental Music, conducted by its dedicatee, Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Thu 3 August

Opera Lab Europe (Lisbon): Hummus

Tête à Tête Opera Festival
Cubitt Square
London
6:30 pm

Opera Lab Europe bring this new staging of Zad Moultaka’s a cappella opera to London direct from performances in Lisbon.

Thu 3 August

MOP Festival ONE

ONE X 1
The Kings Arms
Salford
8:00 pm
A staged reading of Tom Jenks‘s Crabtree (the Libretto)  commissioned by Manchester Opera Project. Featuring the poet himself as Crabtree, plus mystery guest poet playing the bear. Accompanied by improvised bass. A partnership event with the Red Ceilings Press.
Thu 3 August

Zero Wave presents… True & False Music

Music by Alex Nikiporenko, Jennifer Walshe, Travis Just, & more
The Harrison
London
8:00 pm

An evening of sonic fictions and auditory hallucinations, blunt self-evidence and fake news for your ears featuring live performances by Leo Chadburn, Alex Nikiporenko, & more

Fri 4 August

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Tête à Tête Opera Festival
Cubitt Square
London
6:30 pm

Singer, songwriter, cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson is a rare exception to the rule that classical and contemporary music cannot successfully co-exist.

Sat 5 August

Improbable: Devoted & Disgruntled – How Can We Change Opera for the Better?

Tête à Tête Opera Festival
King’s Cross Academy Primary School
London
10:30 am

Facilitated by Phelim McDermott, this is Improbable’s third annual Devoted & Disgruntled Open Space event for everyone who makes, loves and lives Opera.

Sat 5 August

Peyee Chen and Kate Ledger

Late Music York
St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel
York
7:30 pm

Songs based on a selection of Gavin Bryars’ Laude, plus a new solo piano work by Sadie Harrison and David Lancaster’s setting of David Vogel.

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