IAM Vol 18 Issue 9




  • Greek National Opera to present new production of Rigoletto in a stunning ancient setting
  • ISPA 2022 award recipents revealed
  • Cry freedom! New orchestra formed to highlight the war in Ukraine and raise funds for victims
  • Keynote speakers for this month’s Classical:NEXT unveiled
  • Traditional Peking Opera is appealing to a new, younger audience
  • Now’s the time to make circus more diverse and representative, say companies
  • Ivo van Hove to take over as artistic director of the Ruhrtriennale
  • Back – and bigger than ever: the BBC’s 2022 Proms season demonstrates vision and ambition 

Cover feature

How Bill Bragin of NYU Abu Dhabi and GlobalFest aims to keep audiences curious and make the Arabian emirate into a cultural hotspot 


Classical music engagement increased during the pandemic


Forthcoming events to add to your diary


Who’s moving and where in dance, theatre and music