Samuel Boden c. Robert BridgensTenor Samuel Boden gives a programme of Purcell and John Blow with musicians from Les Arts Florissants as part of the Dans les Jardins de William Christie festival in Thiré on August  27. Jonathan Cohen directs.

Rupert Charlesworth - Tenor c. Benjamin HarteTenor Rupert Charlesworth swept the board at the International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti in Innsbruck. As well as being awarded First Prize by the jury, Rupert was also winner of the audience prize and engagements with Resonanzen Wien and the Theater an der Wien.

Rupert Charlesworth - Tenor c. Benjamin HarteTenor Rupert Charlesworth is through to the final round of the 5th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti  in Innsbruck. You can watch the live stream from 19:00 (CEST) today here.

Samuel Boden c. Robert BridgensTenor Samuel Boden is in the studio with Ex Cathedra and Jeffrey Skidmore recording Alec Roth’s A Time to Dance. The work celebrates he ‘times’ and ‘seasons’ of human existence. The text is drawn from range literary greats including Aphra Behn, William Blake, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Ernest Dowson, Christopher Marlowe, Christina Rossetti and Edward Thomas. Look out for future release of the disc on Signum.