News: Technical Theatre
16 January 2017
Guildhall School presents ‘The New Librettist: The role of the writer in opera’ in partnership with The Royal Opera
The New Librettist conference will discuss the craft of the librettist and what it means to write the words of an opera in the 21st century.
31 December 2016
Professor Barry Ife awarded a Knighthood in the 2017 New Year Honours List for services to performing arts education
The first Principal of the Guildhall School to be knighted in office, Professor Ife has repositioned the institution within the higher education sector over his twelve years at the helm.
30 November 2016
Highlights include: the world premiere of The Tale of Januarie, John Harle london premiere of new works, British premiere of Tigran Mansurian’s Second Violin Concerto, The Same Deep Water As Me by Nick Payne and Lanford Wilson’s Balm in Gilead, plus Octet Cellophony and Guildhall Symphony Orchestra.
10 November 2016
Guildhall School Class of 2016 were presented with their degrees at Graduation Day 2016 alongside a distinguished group of Honorands who were made Fellows of the School.
01 November 2016
The first opera to be written in Middle English, composed by the School’s Head of Composition Julian Philips with libretto by Writer in Residence Stephen Plaice.
26 October 2016
The Guildhall School presents Nick Ormerod and Declan Donnellan’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations
Our autumn drama programme continues with this stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 1861 novel Great Expectations by Nick Ormerod and Declan Donnellan.
13 October 2016
The Guildhall School’s opera department presents a double bill of contrasting Russian masterpieces as its autumn term production.
11 October 2016
The government has now guaranteed that EU students commencing courses in September 2017 will continue to pay the same tuition fees as UK students for the duration of their courses, even after the point the UK exits the EU.
10 October 2016
Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis, a co-commission with The Royal Opera and Guildhall School in association with The Lyric Hammersmith, wins at UK Theatre Awards 2016
Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis, winner of the Achievement in Opera award at the UK Theatre Awards 2016, is the culmination of Venables’ position as inaugural Doctoral Composer-in-Residence at the Guildhall School and The Royal Opera.