Ian Page is the founder, conductor and artistic director of The Mozartists (formerly known as Classical Opera). With The Mozartists he has conducted acclaimed performances of most of Mozart’s operas, as well as the UK premières of Gluck’s La clemenza di Tito, Telemann’s Orpheus and Jommelli’s Il Vologeso. In 2009 he made his Royal Opera début conducting Arne’s Artaxerxes, and his studio recording of the work was released in 2011 on Linn Records. He also devised and conducted Classical Opera’s recordings ‘The A-Z of Mozart Opera’ and ‘Blessed Spirit – a Gluck retrospective’, both of which were selected for Gramophone magazine’s annual Critics’ Choice, and in 2012 he embarked on an ambitious recording series of the complete Mozart operas. Ian is also the driving force behind MOZART 250, a ground-breaking 27-year journey through Mozart’s life, works and influences,and in 2017 he launched The Mozartists to facilitate his ever-expanding concert work.
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“From the outset, Ian Page nurtures a performance that crackles,
beguiles and moves by turns exactly as Mozart’s opera requires.”
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Ian Page © Benjamin Ealovega Ian Page, founder and artistic director of The Mozartists (formerly Classical Opera) and leading exponent of the music of Mozart and his contemporaries, has signed with Felsner Artists. Page is recognised as one of the most exciting...
Ian Page and The Mozartists release second volume of major recording series exploring Sturm und Drang. Sturm und Drang Volume 2Release date: 9 October 2020 Ian Page and The Mozartists continue their projected seven-volume recording series exploring Sturm und Drang,...
Premier Communications Press Release: Classical Opera and The Mozartists launch their ‘Pay it Forward’ Appeal
Image © Ben Ealovega As their concerts have been cancelled for the rest of the year, Classical Opera and The Mozartists have launched an innovative appeal to generate funds for their freelance artists, who have been severely affected and are unlikely to...