From recording to stage – ‘Sappho’ the opera
News

From recording to stage – ‘Sappho’ the opera

Since recording the world premiere of Peggy Glanville Hicks’ never performed opera Sappho, Australian conductor Jennifer Condon has set her sights on bringing to life the opera on stage. She will visit Sydney in July from her present home in Hamburg, in the next step of this project. If Jennifer Condon’s single mindedness in making…

CD review: ‘Sappho’ the opera by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Reviews

CD review: ‘Sappho’ the opera by Peggy Glanville-Hicks

The eagerly anticipated world premiere recording of Peggy Glanville-Hick’s opera Sappho, with libretto by Lawrence Durrell, is at last on the shelves, timed to perfection with the centenary of the composer’s birth on December 29th 2012 (d 25th June 1990). The 2 CD set released by Toccata Classics is a recording of the complete opera…

‘Sappho’ CD release
News

‘Sappho’ CD release

The new double CD recording of Sappho by Peggy Glanville-Hicks will be available for sale from mid-November. It features soprano Deborah Polaski,  tenors Martin Homrich and Scott MacAllister, baritone Roman Trekel, bass-baritone Wolfgang  Koch bass & John Tomlinson., with the Orquestra Gulbenkian and Coro Gulbenkian conducted by Jennifer Condon. Read our 2 part interview with Jennifer Condon: Part 1 Part…