Pappano & Friends
The great conductor and pianist curates a four-concert series bringing together artists and influences that are dear to his heart.
Pappano continues a long-standing partnership guest-conducting the LSO, makes a nod to his family's Italian roots with his Santa Cecilia Chorus, and invites superstar Jonas Kaufmann and superstar-in-the-making Anita Rachvelishvili to share the spotlight with him in two intimate recitals.
LSO/Pappano: Christian Tetzlaff & Joyce DiDonato
Triple threat: when mezzo Joyce DiDonato, violinist Christian Tetzlaff and maestro Sir Antonio Pappano are in the same concert, what more is there to say?
Pappano & Friends: Live from the Barbican
Sir Antonio Pappano is joined by long-term collaborators Ian Bostridge and Dame Sarah Connolly for an evening of intimate chamber versions of song cycles on love, loss, nature and nostalgia.
Pappano & Friends: Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle
Rossini pours his heart out, and Antonio Pappano and friends join in the fun, in this authentically Italian performance of the irresistible Petite Messe Solennelle.
Pappano & Friends: Jonas Kaufmann & Sir Antonio Pappano
Jonas Kaufmann, universally celebrated as ‘the world’s greatest tenor’ (Telegraph), joins his old friend Sir Antonio Pappano for an evening of song.
Anita Rachvelishvili & Sir Antonio Pappano in recital
Sir Antonio Pappano accompanies Georgian mezzo Anita Rachvelishvili, a singer whom esteemed conductor Ricardo Muti has named ‘without doubt the best Verdi mezzo-soprano today on the planet’.