Events

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass & Concert

24 February, 2018 - 1.30pm – 4.30pm (Masterclass), 5.15pm – 6.15pm (Concert)
Sage Gateshead

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Samling Masterclass and Concert
Saturday 24 February 2018
1.30pm – 4.30pm and 5.15pm – 6.00pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Renowned mezzo-soprano Ann Murray DBE, award-winning stage and screen actor Alex Jennings and Royal Opera House pianist and vocal coach Caroline Dowdle lead Samling’s prestigious Artist Programme. This public masterclass and concert features eight rising stars of classical music.

Harriet Burns, soprano
Stephanie Stanway, soprano
Jade Moffat, mezzo-soprano
Tom Smith, tenor
Alexey Gusev, baritone
Julien Van Mellaerts, baritone
Marianna Abrahamyan, piano
Gamal Khamis, piano

Tickets are now on sale, available from Sage Gateshead.

Samling Academy Opera (The Witham)

20 July, 2018 - 7.30pm
The Witham, Barnard Castle

Samling Academy Opera perform Blow's Venus and Adonis and Purcell's Come, ye Sons of Art

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Music Director John Butt conducts the Dunedin Consort—one of the UK’s leading Baroque ensembles—in Samling Academy Opera’s production of Blow’s Venus and Adonis and Purcell’s Come, ye Sons of Art. Directed by Samling Artist Miranda Wright and with choreography by Mandy Demetriou, don’t miss the chance to witness this double-bill of Blow’s masterpiece, considered the first English opera, and Purcell’s much loved Baroque ode dedicated to Queen Mary.

Tickets available in the spring

Samling Academy Opera (Sage Gateshead)

26 July, 2018 - 7.30pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Samling Academy Opera perform Blow's Venus and Adonis and Purcell's Come, ye Sons of Art

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Music Director John Butt conducts the Dunedin Consort—one of the UK’s leading Baroque ensembles—in Samling Academy Opera’s production of Blow’s Venus and Adonis and Purcell’s Come, ye Sons of Art. Directed by Samling Artist Miranda Wright and with choreography by Mandy Demetriou, don’t miss the chance to witness this double-bill of Blow’s masterpiece, considered the first English opera, and Purcell’s much loved Baroque ode dedicated to Queen Mary.

Tickets available in the spring

Samling Academy Opera (Sage Gateshead)

27 July, 2018 - 7.30pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Samling Academy Opera perform Blow's Venus and Adonis and Purcell's Come, ye Sons of Art

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Music Director John Butt conducts the Dunedin Consort—one of the UK’s leading Baroque ensembles—in Samling Academy Opera’s production of Blow’s Venus and Adonis and Purcell’s Come, ye Sons of Art. Directed by Samling Artist Miranda Wright and with choreography by Mandy Demetriou, don’t miss the chance to witness this double-bill of Blow’s masterpiece, considered the first English opera, and Purcell’s much loved Baroque ode dedicated to Queen Mary.

Tickets available in the spring

Samling Academy 2018

28 October, 2018 - 7.30pm
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

Samling Academy 2018

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Featuring some of the most talented young singers from across the North East, this year’s Samling Academy perform a mix of opera and song in this special concert that showcases the singers’ hard work over six days of workshops and masterclasses.

Tickets will be available from Sage Gateshead later in the year.

Wigmore Showcase

21 November, 2018 - 7.30pm
Wigmore Hall

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Samling returns to Wigmore Hall for its annual Showcase as part of its prestigious Song Series. Full programme details will be available in February and tickets go on sale later this year from Wigmore Hall Box Office or online at wigmore-hall.org.uk.

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass & Concert

1 December, 2018 - 1.30pm – 4.30pm (Masterclass) and 5.15pm – 6.15pm (Concert)
Sage Two, Sage Gateshead

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World-renowned English bass Sir John Tomlinson, vocal teacher Patricia MacMahon and award-winning pianist and Samling Artist Joseph Middleton lead a masterclass with eight specially selected young artists from around the world. This afternoon offers audiences insight into the work that goes on in private during a Samling residential week. A short concert featuring both opera and song completes a lively afternoon of learning and music making.

Tickets will be available from Sage Gateshead later in the year.