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.

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.

Samuel Boden - Tenor Tenor Samuel Boden’s interpretation of the title role of Cavalli’s L’Ormindo can be heard on BBC Radio 3 for a week from later today.  The Royal Opera/Globe Theatre co-production at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse has been a wild success: Samuel Boden’s dreamy Ormindo – The Guardian; …led by the vocally remarkable Sam Boden in the title role – New York Times; My laurels ulimately go to Boden’s seductive, cheeky Ormindo – The Times.

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Samuel Boden - Tenor Samuel Boden takes the title role of Cavalli’s L’Ormindo in Kasper Holten’s new production for the Royal Opera at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London with Christian Curnyn conducting. The performances on March 26, 28, 29, April 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 9 are part of the inaugural season at the new candle-lit theatre adjacent to Shakespeare’s Globe.

Samuel Boden - Tenor Tenor Samuel Boden will sing the title role in Cavalli’s L’Ormindo in a co-production by The Royal Opera and Shakespeare’s Globe with stage direction by Kasper Holten and Christian Curnyn directing the Orchestra of the Early Opera Company. The performances are part of the inaugural season of the new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, a faithful reproduction of a Jacobean theatre.