25 Sep 2006
Kenneth Montgomery Appointed Principal Conductor of Ulster Orchestra Society
Raphaela Papadakis seems to like ‘playing with fire’. After her acclaimed performance as the put-upon maid, Anna, in Independent Opera’s production of Šimon Voseček’s Beidermann and the Arsonists at Sadler’s Wells last year, she is currently rehearsing for the premiere this week of And London Burned, a new opera by Matt Rogers which has been commissioned by Temple Music Foundation to commemorate the 350th anniversary of The Great Fire of London.
[Santa Fe Opera, 25 September 2006]
The Ulster Orchestra Society (Ireland) has announced the appointment of Kenneth Montgomery as its new Principal Conductor effective at the beginning of next season.
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