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Director: Max Webster; Conductor: Kristiina Poskam, Marton Fitzpatrick; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Sarah Tynan, Hanna Glawari, Nathan Gunn, Andrew Shore, Robert Murray, Rhian Lois, Nicholas Lester, Jamie MacDougall, Gerard Carey, Paul Sheehan, Lydia Marchione, Adam Sullivan, Deborah Davison, Trevor Eliot Bowes, Natalie Herman; Composer: Lehar
The London Coliseum will be putting on a production of Franz Lehar's comic masterpiece, The Merry Widow.
The operetta utilises a truly glamorous setting and a stream of memorable melodies, including the Vilja Song and Merry Widow Waltz, to tell the story of a wealthy young widow and Danilo, who's appetite for wine and women threatens to ruin their burgeoning romance through comedic misadventures.
Daily Telegraph★★★★ – "The audience palpably loved every minute of the show" The Times★★★★ – "This energetic staging of Franz Lehar's comic classic is a ribald treat"
Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields – 3 May to 17 Sep 2019 (selected dates only) – St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
Puccini’s Manon Lescaut – 4, 7, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20 and 22 Jun 2019 – Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of Giacomo Puccini's opera Manon Lescaut about her love affair with a young student
Un Ballo In Maschera — Giuseppe Verdi – 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 25, 27, 28 and 29 Jun 2019 – Opera Holland Park is putting on a production of Verdi's opera about a baleful prophecy and murderous love triangle
Hansel and Gretel – 14 to 22 Jun 2019 – Regent's Park Open Air Theatre will be putting on a production of Humperdinck's operatic re-telling of the Grimm Brothers' famous fairytale
Mythical Creatures at Cadogan Hall – 20 Jun 2019 – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Glinka, Dvorak, Stravinsky and Tom Coult at Cadogan Hall.
Space Spectacular — Movie theme tunes – 22 Jun 2017 – Space Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall combines a laser light show with the best theme tunes from space-based movies.
Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis) – 28 Jun 2019 – The Bach Choir and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be giving a performance of Beethoven's Mass In D at the Royal Festival Hall
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