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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

Evening of strings with London Mozart Players on Friday

String music is the theme at St Mary in the Castle this Friday when the London Mozart Players return to Hastings for the second concert in their LMP by the Sea series. The finale will see them joined by 100 young string players from the area, writes  Nick Terdre.

Posted 18:02 Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 In: Music & Sound Tags: Celebrating Strings Fiddler's Hill Hastings Area Music Centre Jeff Moore London Mozart Players Nick Terdre Opus Theatre Ruth Rogers st mary in the castle
Polo Piatti - Composer of Libera Nos

Experienced singers wanted!

Celebrated Hastings-based composer Polo Piatti is looking for 20 committed singers to join the distinguished London Mozart Players performing the world-premiere of his powerful and emotional multi-faith oratorio Libera Nos. The new choir will also be joined by members of the Hastings Sinfonia, five soloists and a children’s choir. HOT’s Chandra Masoliver reports.

London Mozart Players tune up for first concert at Opus

The London Mozart Players, the UK’s longest-established chamber orchestra, are the new Artists in Residence at Opus Theatre, where they plan to deliver an exciting programme of classical music concerts and outreach work throughout the 2019/20 season. The orchestra’s Cat Fuller explains.

Posted 11:09 Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Cat Fuller Julia Desbruslais London Mozart Players Opus Theatre Polo Piatti

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

Local composer to enjoy world premiere in US

It is quite unusual for a living composer based in the UK to have one of his major works given its world premiere in the USA. But this is the plan for Hastings-based composer Polo Piatti, whose Bohemian Concerto for piano and orchestra will be performed at the prestigious Sandler Centre for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach in October. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 17:31 Friday, Sep 27, 2019 In: Music & Sound Tags: Bohemian Concerto Daniel W Boothe Opus Theatre Polo Piatti Thomas Pandolfi

Shakespeare and a musical medieval tale at Opus Theatre this weekend

A wealth of entertainment is on offer at Opus Theatre this weekend, when Michael Pennington presents his acclaimed one-man show on Shakespeare, Sweet William, while The Telling open a window on life and love in medieval times with their story Unsung Heroine. Preview by Nick Terdre.

Posted 19:14 Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 In: Performance Tags: LitFest Michael Pennington Nick Terdre Opus Theatre Shakespeare

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
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