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Fantasio recording launch

Date: 07 October 2014

Mezzo Sarah Connolly (Fantasio) and Soprano Brenda Rae (Elsbeth) joined us at the London Coliseum for the recording launch of Offenbach's Fantasio. Click here to see them perform the duet 'Quel murmure charmant' at the launch.

The Picture Archive

Date: 04 July 2014

Find out more about the Opera Rara Picture Archive. Images available for hire and to purchase as Giclée prints.

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Les Martyrs rehearsal

Date: 03 July 2014

Soprano Joyce El-Khoury and Sir Mark Elder have been rehearsing for our studio recording and concert performance of Donizetti's Les Martyrs this autumn. Hear them at work... https://vimeo.com/97130964  Book for the concert per...

Donizetti's RITA receives 4 star review

Date: 27 March 2014

Our latest release, Donizetti's Rita, has received a four star review from Andrew Clark in the Financial Times. Find out more.

Les Martyrs concert performance

Date: 26 March 2014

In October 2014 we will record Donizetti's grand opera, Les Martyrs, with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Sir Mark Elder (pictured here with Joyce El-Khoury) and a star cast including Bryan Hymel, Joyce El-Khoury, Brindley S...

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2014 Talks

Date: 09 January 2014

Opera Rara – 2014 TALKS We begin our 2014 programme of talks and recitals by hosting two evenings exploring the background of two very different operas Donizetti wrote during his stay in Paris. The talks will be given by Dr Flora Willson ...

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