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Rossini's The Barber Of Seville
In new English translation by Olivier award winning Robin Norton-Hale. OperaUpClose has developed a reputation for intimate, surprising stagings.
Parker On Dial
A thrilling journey through a key period in alto saxophone legend Charlie Parker's recording career, taking us session by session through his years.
Sensational pianist Ivana Gavric performs Schubert, Grieg & Janácek.
“... Plucky and purposeful... a farcical romp”
—The Guardian on Barber of Seville
“Norton-Hale's translation skids between centuries, raising a metaphorical little finger one moment, and its middle finger the next... Cosy, goofy fun”
—The Independent on Barber of Seville