Tag Archives: Charles Dutoit

Not one, not two, but three milestones

This year marks fifty years since Charles Dutoit’s first performance with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; since his first performance at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in May 1966, in a period Dutoit recalls as ‘an amazing time in London’. Now … Continue reading

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Charles Dutoit discusses Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Charles Dutoit speaks to Hannah Nepil about the challenges and implications of Bartók’s dark opera. Sinister, enigmatic, and yet so simple: such is the story of Béla Bartók’s one-act 1911 opera Duke Bluebeard’s Castle. A … Continue reading

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Meet the Management: Liz Forbes (Concerts Director)

Tell us a bit about your working history with the RPO. After a period of time managing individual artists and then completing my MBA, I have spent the majority of my working life here at the RPO. Starting in an … Continue reading

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Meet the Management: Ian Maclay, Managing Director

Tell us a bit about your working history with the Orchestra I started at the RPO after college and did lots of fairly junior jobs that helped me to understand how the Orchestra was run. I was young and keen, so … Continue reading

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RPO Overview 2013

A brand new year and a brand new line-up of concerts from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Hannah Nepil discusses the Orchestra’s upcoming highlights for 2013. First up, on Wednesday 23rd January, is a visit to Fairfield Halls, Croydon, from the pianist … Continue reading

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