Competition win for Nathan Meltzer

January 17th, 2018

Winner of ‘Getting to Carnegie’ Violin Competition 2018


Peter Hoare at the Komische Oper

January 16th, 2018

Peter Hoare appears as Alviano Salvago in Die Gezeichneten


Paula Murrihy returns to Opernhaus Zürich

January 16th, 2018

Mezzo sings Concepcion in L’heure espagnole


Anna Stéphany’s debut recording

January 15th, 2018

Black is the Colour released on Alpha Classics


Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel

January 12th, 2018

James Gilchrist,  Anna Tilbrook and Philip Dukes release new recording on Chandos


Matvejeff appointed to Savonlinna

January 11th, 2018

Artistic Director


New signing: Hyeyoon Park

January 9th, 2018


Laura van der Heijden

December 21st, 2017


New Signing: Gareth Dafydd Morris

December 18th, 2017

Hazard Chase welcomes tenor Gareth Dafydd Morris to its roster

New positions for Alexander Liebreich

December 14th, 2017

Chief Conductor & Artistic Director of the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra

Advent Concerts this Christmas

November 24th, 2017

Take a look at the festive programmes coming up this December with Hazard Chase.

New signing: Pedro Neves

December 5th, 2017

Hazard Chase is delighted to welcome Portuguese conductor Pedro Neves to its roster

Joshua Owen Mills makes role debut

December 4th, 2017

Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt

Temple Winter Festival

November 14th, 2017

Celebrating 5 years of musical festivities!

The Creation with Warsaw Philharmonic

November 28th, 2017

James Gilchrist and Joanne Lunn sing Haydn Creation conducted by Matthew Halls

Masaaki Suzuki in North America

November 21st, 2017

Suzuki returns to Montreal and continues onto the USA

Tatsuya Shimono and Anna Fedorova in Kyoto

November 22nd, 2017

Hazard Chase artists perform in Japan

Anna Fedorova returns to Japan

November 22nd, 2017

Anna Fedorova performs Beethoven in Kyoto

Handel and Bach

October 23rd, 2017

Vox Luminis devote new Alpha Classics release to two Baroque masterpieces

A week of Beethoven with Viviane Hagner

November 13th, 2017

Viviane travels to Barcelona, Madrid and San Francisco to perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D

Callum Smart returns to the Philharmonia

November 6th, 2017

Callum performs Bruch in Canterbury

Action-packed Autumn for the Escher Quartet

November 3rd, 2017

A European tour and imminent CD release

Thomas Atkins sings Don José

November 1st, 2017

Role debut for young tenor on the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme

London Première at the Barbican

November 1st, 2017

Marta Fontanals-Simmons performs in the London première of Alasdair Nicolson’s song-cycle

Karl-Heinz Steffens returns to London

October 31st, 2017

Steffens conducts the Philharmonia at the Royal Festival Hall

Viviane Hagner gives Asian Première

October 30th, 2017

Hagner gives the Asian première of Hillborg’s second Violin Concerto in Seoul

William Dazeley in Glyndebourne’s Hamlet

October 18th, 2017

Brett Dean’s Hamlet on Tour autumn 2017

Munich Debut for Bass

October 17th, 2017

Callum Thorpe debuts at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich

A Concerto Rediscovered

October 17th, 2017

Francesca Dego releases Wolf-Ferrari Concerto Recording on Deutsche Grammophon

Kitty Whately in ETO Giulio Cesare

October 17th, 2017

Kitty Whately ‘outstanding’ in her debut as Sesto

Oxford Lieder Festival 2017

October 13th, 2017

‘The Last of the Romantics’

Return to WNO

October 12th, 2017

Judith Howarth returns to Welsh National Opera to sing Rosalinde DIE FLEDERMAUS

5* review for Yates

October 11th, 2017

Martin Yates and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra recording: ‘Scott of the Antarctic: the complete score’

Saint François d’Assise Première

October 10th, 2017

Sylvain Cambreling and YNSO give concert première in Japan

Claire Booth at Casa Da Musica

October 9th, 2017

Mark Wigglesworth conducts Augenlieder and other works

New signing: Nathan Meltzer

October 6th, 2017

Talented young violinist joins Hazard Chase

Peter Hoare at the Enescu Festival

September 20th, 2017

Peter Hoare jumps in last minute to sing the title role in La Damnation de Faust

Giselle Allen in ‘Little Greats’

September 22nd, 2017

Opera North’s autumn season of one act operas

A Russian Revolution

September 19th, 2017

Khovanshchina, From the House of the Dead and Eugene Onegin dominate the autumn season at Welsh National Opera

Grant Llewellyn looks forward to the season ahead

September 15th, 2017

The season opens in Rennes and North Carolina

Modern Times in Ludwigshafen

September 15th, 2017

Karl-Heinz Steffens conducts the Staatsphilharmonie at the Metropolregion Summer Festival

Alpesh Chauhan begins new post

September 15th, 2017

Principal Conductor of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini

Figaro Gets a Divorce in Geneva

September 11th, 2017

Soprano Marie Arnet makes her house debut at the Grand Théâtre de Genève

Congratulations Masaaki Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan!

September 1st, 2017

Winners of the Gramophone Choral Award 2017

Callum Smart celebrates Classic FM’s 25th anniversary

September 7th, 2017

Broadcast live on Classic FM Callum performs Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1  with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Andrew Tyson opens the season in Europe

September 1st, 2017

He is invited for concerto and recital performances in Montreux, Toulouse and Locarno.

Krzyżowa-Music 2017

August 18th, 2017

Artistic Director Viviane Hagner leads the third festival

Turku Music Festival 2017

August 9th, 2017

Artistic Director Ville Matvejeff conducts Wagner’s Parsifal

Masaaki Suzuki appears at the Olavsfestdagene

July 28th, 2017

He conducts Bach’s Lutheran Mass in Trondheim

ECHO Klassik award for Henning Kraggerud

July 28th, 2017

Kraggerud and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra win the award for their recording of Mozart Violin Concertos

Rossini Role Debut

July 25th, 2017

Nico Darmanin takes on the title role in Rossini’s LE COMTE ORY

Llewellyn presents first ever Relaxed Prom

July 28th, 2017

He joins the BBC NOW and Andy Pidcock for an interactive musical experience

Anna Stéphany makes Glyndebourne debut

July 25th, 2017

Mezzo soprano stars in Festival’s last production of the season

New signing: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

July 20th, 2017

We welcome Canadian Baroque ensemble to the roster

Shakespeare at Covent Garden

July 20th, 2017

Mark le Brocq reprises the role of Bassanio in André Tchaikowsky’s Merchant of Venice.

Hazard Chase signs Sofi Jeannin

July 18th, 2017

Hazard Chase welcomes Sofi Jeannin for worldwide general management, ahead of her BBC Proms debut. 

Janáček at Opera Holland Park

July 14th, 2017

Peter Hoare and Anne Mason star in Kat’a Kabanova

Pauly Murrihy returns to Santa Fe

July 14th, 2017

This summer Paula Murrihy sings Ruggiero in Alcina and Prince Orlofsky Die Fledermaus with Santa Fe Opera

Matthew Halls and the Oregon Bach Festival

July 12th, 2017

Halls closes the 2017 festival with Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

Ville Matvejeff conducts Sallinen premiere

July 5th, 2017

Matvejeff conducts new Sallinen opera at the Savonlinna Opera Festival

Hull City of Culture 2017

July 5th, 2017

BBC Big Chamber Weekend

Sholto Kynoch at the Wigmore Hall

July 5th, 2017

Schubert: The Complete Songs

Critically Acclaimed Recording

June 29th, 2017

Kitty Whately’s new recording draws critical acclaim

Hazard Chase at the BBC Proms

June 27th, 2017

Hazard Chase artists appearing at the BBC Proms 2017

Albert Herring at The Grange Festival

June 23rd, 2017

John Copley directs and Adrian Thompson and Kitty Whately are in the cast of this new production

World Première: I, Pilgrim

June 15th, 2017

Simon Bailey sings the world première of Alasdair Nicolson’s dramatic oratorio at the St Magnus International Festival

Goodwin’s debut in Japan

June 13th, 2017

Paul conducts at Chofu International Music Festival

Janacek at the Theatre in the Woods

June 8th, 2017

Natalya Romaniw makes her role debut as Jenufa, joined by Peter Hoare as Laca and Anne-Marie Owens as the Grandmother at Grange Park Opera’s new home at West Horsley Place

Happy Birthday Olli Mustonen

June 7th, 2017

Celebrating his 50th birthday this week.

Feature on BBC Radio 3

June 5th, 2017

Performances conducted by Martin Yates will be featured this week on Afternoon on 3

Don Giovanni opens at Opera Holland Park

June 2nd, 2017

HC artists Ellie Laugharne and Ashley Riches star in Mozart’s bodice ripper based on an italian libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte

Garsington 2017

May 31st, 2017

Hazard Chase artists appearing at Wormsley Estate: Garsington Opera

New Artistic Directorship

May 30th, 2017

Alexander Liebreich signs three-year term with the Richard Strauss Festival

Peter Grimes in Bergen

May 30th, 2017

James Gilchrist and Giselle Allen join the cast in Norway

Sky Arts Nomination

May 23rd, 2017

Young Opera Star Nominated for Prestigious Times Breakthrough Award –  South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2017

The Gesualdo Six – New Beginnings

May 9th, 2017

We are delighted to welcome The Gesualdo Six to the Hazard Chase Roster

Owain Park joins Hazard Chase

May 9th, 2017

We welcome young conductor and Novello composer Owain Park for worldwide general management.

Steffens in Leipzig

May 3rd, 2017

He conducts Bruckner’s Third Symphony with the MDR Sinfonieorchester

Alexander Liebreich in Berlin

May 2nd, 2017

On the 6 May Alexander Liebreich conducts the Munich Chamber Orchestra at the Philharmonie Berlin

Tyson and the Hallé Orchestra

April 27th, 2017

Andrew returns to perform Chopin and Grieg

Dresden Debut

April 11th, 2017

Christopher Moulds conducts Die Entführung

Claire Booth and Christopher Glynn

April 11th, 2017

New recording of the folk music of Percy Grainger

Laura van der Heijden to perform at Cambridge University

April 11th, 2017

Young cellist collaborates with Endellion String Quartet

Symphony of a Thousand

April 6th, 2017

Mahler 8 jump in for Judith Howarth

North Carolina Symphony perform in Washington D.C.

March 30th, 2017

Grant Llewellyn leads the orchestra at the SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras

Heads will roll…

March 23rd, 2017

Simon Bailey makes his role debut as Jochanaan in SALOME at Staatstheater Stuggart

Yu Kosuge wins the 2016 Suntory Music Award

March 21st, 2017

The Suntory Foundation for Arts has announced Yu Kosuge as recipient of the Suntory Music Award for 2016, Japan’s most prestigious music award.

Opera debut for Alpesh Chauhan

March 17th, 2017

Conductor leads production of Puccini’s Turandot at the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari


March 16th, 2017

Hazard Chase artists celebrate the culmination of the religious calendar

Sophie Junker opens in Dijon

March 15th, 2017

Sophie Junker returns to Mozart and debuts in the role of 1st Lady in France

Laura van der Heijden at Saffron Hall

March 14th, 2017

Laura van der Heijden & Tom Poster in Recital

Ulisse opens in Paris

February 27th, 2017

Katherine Watson & Callum Thorpe open in Monteverdi’s IL RITORNO D’ULISSE IN PATRIA at the Théâtre Champs-Elysées, Paris

Grant Llewellyn debuts at Rennes Opéra

March 1st, 2017

Llewellyn conducts new production of Beethoven’s Fidelio in Rennes

65th Birthday Recital – 8 July 2017

February 27th, 2017

Martin Roscoe to perform Schubert at Wigmore Hall

20 Years of Gilchrist & Tilbrook

February 16th, 2017

Performance duo celebrate their anniversary with events throughout the year

Paula Murrihy makes Met debut

February 10th, 2017

Irish mezzo will sing Stéphano in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette

Wales Theatre Awards Shortlist

February 16th, 2017

Two Hazard Chase sopranos shortlisted for the 2017 awards

Viviane Hagner with Ulster Orchestra

February 23rd, 2017

Viviane steps in to perform Brahms with Rafael Payare

Butterfly returns to WNO

February 8th, 2017

Rebecca Afonwy-Jones (Suzuki), David Kempster (Sharpless) and Judith Howarth (Cio-Cio San) appear in the revival of Puccini’s heartbreaker.

International Classical Music Award winners

January 19th, 2017

Alexander Liebreich, Gautier Capuçon and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra win International Classical Music Award.

Championing the Wolf-Ferrari Violin Concerto

January 17th, 2017

Francesca Dego to perform and record Italian concerto

Peter Hoare’s Piet the Pot

January 16th, 2017

Ligeti’s LE GRAND MACABRE enthralls London audiences at the Barbican

BBC Recording of the Month

January 10th, 2017

Masaaki Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan record Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor with stunning success

Recording of the Year

December 19th, 2016

Layton wins Limelight’s Recording of the Year 2016 with Trinity College Choir singing music by Herbert Howells

Anna Stéphany makes ROH debut

December 16th, 2016

Mezzo stars in new production of Der Rosenkavalier

The 12 Days to Christmas

December 7th, 2016

A festive feast of delights – a summary of Hazard Chase artists appearing in Christmas concerts this season

Suzuki & the O.A.E.

December 6th, 2016

Masaaki Suzuki conducts Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in major European venues

Happy Birthday Stephen Layton

December 1st, 2016

Layton celebrates 50th Birthday with Messiah!

Brodsky Quartet Shostakovich

November 30th, 2016

5 star review for Brodsky Shostakovich release

Masato Suzuki joins Hazard Chase

November 29th, 2016

We are delighted to welcome multifaceted musician Masato Suzuki to the roster

Matthew Halls in the US

November 23rd, 2016

Halls on tour with the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg

Lucerne Piano Festival Debut

November 23rd, 2016

Géza Anda prizewinner Andrew Tyson performs in Lucerne

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

November 23rd, 2016

Lucy Hall and Ashley Riches appear with top orchestra

Ville Matvejeff leads Faust Gala

November 14th, 2016

Rijeka Opera take Gounod’s Faust to Zagreb


November 9th, 2016

Hazard Chase artists headline the cast list

New release: Wonderland

November 1st, 2016

Out Now – Matthew Trusler & Ashley Wass’ New Disc on Orchid Classics

Christian Kluxen appointed as Music Director

November 1st, 2016

Danish conductor chosen as next Music Director of Victoria Symphony in Canada