Robert Howarth directs music for new Farinelli play

Robert HowarthConductor Robert Howarth is Director of Music for Claire van Kampen’s new play Farinelli and the King. Starring Iestyn Davies and Mark Rylance, the new work explores the relationship of the famed castro, and King Philippe V of Spain. Performances from February 11 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Sam Boden is L’Ormindo – again

Samuel Boden TenorTenor Samuel Boden reprises his performance of Cavalli’s L’Ormindo  “led by the vocally remarkable Sam Boden in the title role” New York Times. 28/3/14

A co-production between the Royal Opera House and Shakespeare’s Globe, performances take place at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on February 3, 6, 7, 11, 13, 16, 19, 21, 22, 25, 27, March 3, 5. Kasper Holten directs and Christian Curnyn conducts.