Krzyżowa-Music 2017

August 18th, 2017

Artistic Director Viviane Hagner leads the third festival


Marie Arnet in new commission

August 15th, 2017

Soprano Marie Arnet joins the Danish National Opera in a world premiere of The Brothers.


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


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

Komische Oper Berlin Debut

June 12th, 2017

Katherine Watson debuts as Amélite ZOROASTRE in Berlin’s new production of Rameau’s last opera

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

Katherine Watson steps in at last minute

March 14th, 2017

Soprano in concerts with Emmanuelle Haim in Munich

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

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

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

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

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

Olli Mustonen in Brazil

May 20th, 2016

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Masaaki Suzuki in California

January 29th, 2016

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

Young tenor heads for Covent Garden

January 21st, 2016

Thomas Atkins to join prestigious Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Lyon

January 20th, 2016

Peter Hoare returns to the role of Zinovy

A Season of Song

January 8th, 2016

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

Anna Fedorova makes her debut in Spain

January 7th, 2016

Recital in Madrid on 19 January