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Composer & Opus Theatre founder, Polo Piatti and star pianist & Opus patron, Oliver Poole will be sharing their thoughts in this crucial time for the arts with three very special guests: Classic Brit Award Nominee singer Carly Paoli, ‘EMMA For Peace’ founder Paolo Petrocelli and conductor & impresario Gianluca Marciano.

Posted 14:37 Thursday, May 28, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Carly Paoli Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Polo Piatti

Beethoven’s birth remembered in Hastings Sinfonia’s opening concert of 2020 season

Hastings Sinfonia includes a well-known work by Beethoven in its opening 2020 season concert on Saturday 1 February in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the great composer’s birthday. In mid-year it has concerts with the London Mozart Players and separately will be presenting a concerto written around Queen’s greatest hits. Chair Sandra Goodsell describes what waits in store.

London Mozart Players replace Poole as Opus’ resident artist

Opus Theatre has a new residency – the London Mozart Players. They will take over from the present incumbent, pianist Oliver Poole. He gave his last concert in the inaugural World Series featuring leading international musicians last Saturday, 5 October, accompanying soprano Tamara Radjenovic in an evening of operatic and Balkan songs. HOT’s music correspondent Brian Hick was there for the occasion.

Posted 14:14 Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Brian Hick London Mozart Players Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Tamara Radjenovic

Opus: Classical music for everyone

Local musician, composer and creative innovator, Polo Piatti has a goal: to make classical music accessible to all, not only an elite, high earning percentage of the population. With this in mind, he and his team at The Opus Theatre put together affordable musical programmes for the people of this area with renowned musicians more used to performing at venues hosting thousands of people in the audience. How lucky we are to have such a generous, sincere organisation in our town. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 09:35 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Oliver Poole Polo Piatti The Opus Theatre

Iran’s only tenor comes to Opus Theatre

Opus Theatre will bring the inaugural season of its World Series to an end with a concert featuring Iran’s only tenor, Ramtin Ghazavi. He will be accompanied on the piano by artist in residence, Oliver Poole, for whom Ghazavi is “strong, charismatic and virtuoso, yet able to convey a depth of emotion and sincerity that is raw, captivating and at times mystical.” 

Posted 10:49 Sunday, Nov 4, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Placido Domingo Ramtin Ghazavi

Feast of new music at composers festival

More than 200 musicians, 70 pieces of music, composers flying in from all over the world and a Japanese dance troupe: all will feature in the Fourth International Composers Festival, which will take place in Hastings and Bexhill from 21 to 23 September. Julian Norridge provides the details.

Posted 17:04 Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Brighton Film Quartet De La Warr Pavilion International composers festival International Festival Orchestra Julian Norridge Nobuya Monta Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Polo Piatti The Crane's Wife

From Rio carnival to Hastings

The next guest in Opus Theatre’s World Series, on Saturday 8 September, is Brazilian pianist Marcelo Bratke. Like others of the international stars in the series, his was no easy path to fame, as the theatre explains.

Posted 12:08 Monday, Sep 3, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Carnaval Trilogy Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Ramtin Ghazavi

World artists to the fore in Opus concert series

Opus Theatre is launching an exciting series of concerts featuring artists from all over the world, with British soprano, Carly Paoli first up. Nick Terdre reports. Photos by Jonathan Bruce.

Posted 11:35 Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 In: Music & Sound Tags: Blato Zlato Carly Paoli Jonathan Bruce Nick Terdre Oliver Poole Opus Theatre Pedro Gomes Phoenix Polo Piatti Ramtin Ghazavi
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