Heads will roll…

March 23rd, 2017

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

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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.

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Opera debut for Alpesh Chauhan

March 17th, 2017

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

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Eastertide

March 16th, 2017

Hazard Chase artists celebrate the culmination of the religious calendar










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Sophie Junker opens in Dijon

March 15th, 2017

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

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Katherine Watson steps in at last minute

March 14th, 2017

Soprano in concerts with Emmanuelle Haim in Munich

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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.

New Artistic Director of the Richard Strauss Festival

January 27th, 2017

Alexander Liebreich will take over from Brigitte Fassbaender as the Artistic Director of the Richard Strauss Festival from 2018.

International Classical Music Award winners

January 19th, 2017

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

Karl-Heinz Steffens joins Hazard Chase

January 19th, 2017

We welcome the distinguished German conductor for general management.

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

‘Serse’ at St John’s Smith Square

November 18th, 2016

Critically acclaimed production features several Hazard Chase singers

Hazard Chase signs Alexander Liebreich

November 17th, 2016

Hazard Chase is delighted to welcome Alexander Liebreich to its conductor roster for worldwide general management.

Ville Matvejeff leads Faust Gala

November 14th, 2016

Rijeka Opera take Gounod’s Faust to Zagreb

Premiere of Hartmann’s SIMPLICIUS SIMPLICISSIMUS

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

Eighth Blackbird receive Visionary Award

October 26th, 2016

Twentieth Anniversary Celebrations for innovative group as they receive prestigious award from Chamber Music America

Benjamin Grosvenor awarded Ackman Classical Piano Prize

October 20th, 2016

New York Philharmonic names Benjamin as the inaugural recipient

Anna Fedorova makes her London orchestral debut

October 17th, 2016

Appearing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Cadogan Hall

Vox Luminis – Actus Tragicus

October 14th, 2016

Vox Luminis to release debut disc on Alpha Classics

Oxford Lieder Festival 2016

October 13th, 2016

Sholto Kynoch curates ‘The Schumann Project’

New Signing: British conductor joins Hazard Chase

October 10th, 2016

Hazard Chase is delighted to announce the signing of conductor Paul Goodwin for General Management.

Matthew Halls in Vienna

September 30th, 2016

Matthew Halls debuts with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra for season opening concerts.

Vaughan Williams and Friends

September 26th, 2016

Anna Tilbrook curates a weekend celebration of English song at St John’s Smith Square

Natalie Pérez joins Le Jardin des Voix

September 20th, 2016

French Soprano to join William Christie’s Les Arts Florissants as young artist

RPO debut for Callum Smart

September 19th, 2016

Callum Smart performs Bruch for Cheltenham season opening

Hazard Chase welcomes Anna Tilbrook

September 14th, 2016

Accompanist joins artist roster

Alpesh Chauhan announced as Principal Conductor

September 9th, 2016

Conductor to take up post with Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in September 2017

Benjamin Grosvenor’s new recital album

September 9th, 2016

Homages is the pianist’s fourth disc to be released on Decca Classics

Lammermuir Festival 2016

September 8th, 2016

Hazard Chase has a strong presence at this year’s festival in East Lothian

Sholto Kynoch joins artist roster

September 6th, 2016

Hazard Chase welcomes its first accompanist

Paula Murrihy in Purcell’s The Indian Queen

September 1st, 2016

Mezzo-soprano takes the title role in Peter Sellar’s semi-staged production

Nico Darmanin joins the vocal list

September 1st, 2016

Hazard Chase welcomes Maltese tenor

Riches announced as New Generation Artist

August 30th, 2016

Bass-baritone joins prestigious BBC Radio 3 scheme

Krzyżowa-Music 2016

August 22nd, 2016

Artistic Director Viviane Hagner at the second Krzyżowa Festival

Ville Matvejeff and the Turku Music Festival

August 17th, 2016

Matvejeff’s first season as Artistic Director

New York debut for Matthew Halls

August 12th, 2016

Halls appears at the Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival

Sarah Labiner joins vocal list

July 13th, 2016

Hazard Chase takes on UK based American soprano

Summer in Italy

July 12th, 2016

Hazard Chase artists perform across the country.

Watch Eugene Onegin Online

July 12th, 2016

Critically acclaimed production of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece available to view online

Hazard Chase welcomes soprano Claire Booth

July 12th, 2016

Recent highlights include a series of Rossini roles and Poulenc’s ‘La Voix Humaine’

Role debut for Daniel Norman

July 12th, 2016

Daniel Norman sings his first Laca JENUFA at Longborough Festival

New signing: Belgian conductor Karel Deseure

July 5th, 2016

Young Belgian conductor joins the roster.

Matthew Halls back in Oregon

June 24th, 2016

Matthew Halls returns to the Oregon Bach Festival for its 47th season

In memory of Claude Frank

June 22nd, 2016

Andrew Tyson honours the renowned pianist and teacher in memorial concert

Natalya Romaniw “outstanding” as Tatyana

June 14th, 2016

Welsh soprano receives stunning critical acclaim in Garsington Opera’s EUGENE ONEGIN

Katherine Watson steps in at the Halle Festival

June 10th, 2016

Rising star substitutes for Ian Bostridge in Handel concert at short notice

Major CD release for Henning Kraggerud

June 10th, 2016

Violinist to release Mozart Concertos 3, 4 and 5 on the Naxos label

Piers Lane in Australia

June 3rd, 2016

Three months of Chopin by Candlelight, Sydney International Piano Competition and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Der Freischütz at the Royal Festival Hall

June 2nd, 2016

Simon Bailey returns to the role of Caspar

Carmen debut for Paula Murrihy

June 2nd, 2016

Barrie Kosky’s exciting new production opens this weekend at Oper Frankfurt

Clark Rundell in Barcelona

May 27th, 2016

Rundell steps in to conduct 3 performances of Bernstein’s Mass

New appointment for Carlos Izcaray

May 26th, 2016

Izcaray to become Music Director of the American Youth Symphony from 2016/17

Dido & Aeneas in Buenos Aires

May 25th, 2016

Christopher Moulds takes Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas to South America

Olli Mustonen in Brazil

May 20th, 2016

Finnish conductor / pianist / composer receives praise for concerts in UK and Brazil.

Katherine Manley in Dennehy Premiere

May 24th, 2016

Donnacha Dennehy’s The Hunger premieres in Washington

Berlin Philharmonic debut for Ashley Riches

May 23rd, 2016

Bass-baritone Ashley Riches makes his debut with Berlin Philharmonic in Stravinsky’s ‘Oedipus Rex’

HC welcomes new bass-baritone to roster

May 13th, 2016

HC is pleased to announce the signing of British bass-baritone Tristan Hambleton

Chauhan and the CBSO

May 13th, 2016

Alpesh Chauhan to return as guest conductor in the 16/17 season

‘In Parenthesis’ World Première

May 11th, 2016

Mark Le Brocq performs in WNO’s new opera commemorating the Battle of the Somme

Anthony Marwood and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

May 11th, 2016

Violinist Anthony Marwood has been announced as Guest Artistic Leader of the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra for the 2016-17 season.

A Summer of Opera

May 5th, 2016

Hazard Chase singers in UK’s top summer opera festivals

French Soprano Natalie Pérez joins Hazard Chase

May 3rd, 2016

Natalie studied at the Guildhall of Music and Drama and was a member of the Atelier Lyrique of Opera Fuoco.

Kathleen Ferrier Finals 2016

April 28th, 2016

Success for Anna Rajah as she reaches the renowned Kathleen Ferrier Finals

The Ring Cycle – Wagner’s Epic Masterpiece

April 19th, 2016

Mark Le Brocq, Giselle Allen and Madeleine Shaw feature in Opera North’s semi-staged production of Wagner’s complete Ring Cycle.

Hazard Chase signs James Hall

April 15th, 2016

Hazard Chase is pleased to welcome British counter-tenor James Hall to their vocal artist roster.

BBC Proms 2016

April 14th, 2016

Hazard Chase artists featuring in the BBC Proms this season

Ville Matvejeff appears in two world premieres

April 12th, 2016

Joined by the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Ville Matvejeff leads two world premieres for Tampere Biennale 30-year anniversary

Peter Maxwell Davies “Taverner”

April 12th, 2016

As a tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies who died last month, another chance to hear his iconic morality opera broadcast on BBC iPlayer

Verdi Role Debut for British Bass

April 11th, 2016

Callum Thorpe appears as Banquo in MACBETH, the first Shakespeare play that Verdi adapted for the operatic stage

Brodsky Quartet and Katie Noonan

April 6th, 2016

Brodsky Quartet to tour Australia with singer/songwriter Katie Noonan

Viviane performs Unsuk Chin’s Violin Concerto in Glasgow

April 4th, 2016

Concerto dedicatee gives the second UK performance for Unsuk Chin focus.

Wedd and Romaniw in Rusalka

April 1st, 2016

Scottish Opera’s five-star production includes Peter Wedd as Prince, and Natalya Romaniw as Foreign Princess.

European Tour

April 1st, 2016

Bach Collegium Japan embark on 12 date concert tour

Katherine Manley to Moscow

April 1st, 2016

Soprano takes lead role in Schumann’s oratorio

Laura van der Heijden at BBC Proms Australia

March 14th, 2016

Laura will perform Saint-Saëns at the inaugural music festival in Melbourne.

Callum Smart releases his second CD

March 9th, 2016

Featuring works by Poulenc, Faure and Ravel, the release is marked by a recital tour in Paris, Berlin and London.

New appointment for Tatsuya Shimono

March 7th, 2016

Tatsuya Shimono appointed Music Director of the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra

Masaaki Suzuki makes his debut in Copenhagen

March 4th, 2016

The conductor performs Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.

Oslo in the UK

March 2nd, 2016

Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud to join Oslo Philharmonic on their UK tour

Happy Ever After?

February 18th, 2016

Marie Arnet appears in world première of FIGARO’ GETS A DIVORCE

Hazard Chase artists return to Wigmore Hall

February 16th, 2016

Matthew Trusler and Martin Roscoe return to Wigmore Hall for a duo recital of beautiful repertoire to include Franck, Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Olli Mustonen in Sweden

February 12th, 2016

Finnish pianist embarks on an extensive recital tour of Sweden

A Return to Richard Strauss

February 11th, 2016

Paula Murrihy reprises Octavian

Clark Rundell at the Barbican

February 5th, 2016

Clark Rundell conducts Britten Sinfonia and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in
Total Immersion: The Music of Louis Andriessen

Christian Kluxen conducts Butterfly

February 4th, 2016

Danish conductor leads 18 performances of Madama Butterfly with Danish National Opera

Wolfram Christ in Japan

February 2nd, 2016

The conductor returns to Kansai Philharmonic for a Brahmsian programme

Return to Covent Garden

January 29th, 2016

Simon Bailey returns to the Royal Opera House for L’ÉTOILE

Dazeley and Laugharne in Cosi fan Tutte

January 29th, 2016

Opera North revive Tim Albery’s much loved production

Masaaki Suzuki in California

January 29th, 2016

The conductor makes his debut with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

Stephanie Corley returns to Sicily

January 28th, 2016

Hazard Chase soprano in new production of Götterdämmerung

Young tenor heads for Covent Garden

January 21st, 2016

Thomas Atkins to join prestigious Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

Francesca Dego joins Hazard Chase

January 20th, 2016

Welcoming the Italian-American violinist

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Lyon

January 20th, 2016

Peter Hoare returns to the role of Zinovy

A jump in for Fergus Macleod

January 20th, 2016

Conductor gives European première as part of Celtic Connections festival

A Season of Song

January 8th, 2016

James Gilchrist – A unique recitalist – ‘continually fresh and refreshing in his approach,  without ever sounding mannered’

Lulu goes to Bolzano

January 7th, 2016

David Pountney’s acclaimed production for Welsh National Opera revived for two performances

Katherine Manley in New York

January 7th, 2016

The Last Hotel has its US premiere in a run of seven performances at St Ann’s Warehouse, New York

Baritone performs in Elizabeth revival

January 7th, 2016

David Kempster stars in sold out performances at the Linbury

Anna Fedorova makes her debut in Spain

January 7th, 2016

Recital in Madrid on 19 January

Raising Money for Pancreatic Cancer UK

January 5th, 2016

Promoting our sixth concert for this inspiring charity

Paula Murrihy sings Mozart

November 9th, 2015

Mezzo soprano braves the Russian winter weather to rehearse Cherubino and Dorabella for Dortmund concert performances