Featured Artist

Timothy Burke conducts The Lost Thing, a collaboration between Candoco Dance Company and the Royal Opera, London, opening on 7 December 2019 at the Linbury Theatre.

New Recording

Catherine Carby sings Annina in La traviata with Ermonela Jaho, Charles Castronovo and Plácido Domingo conducted by Antonello Manacorda, recorded earlier this year at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and now available on Opus Arte DVD / Blu Ray.

New Artist

James Black Management is delighted to announce General Management of the mezzo-soprano Grace Durham, Winner of the First Prize at the 10th International Cesti Competition for Baroque Opera and the Grand Prix of the Concours international d’interprétation de la Mélodie Française de Toulouse, 2019.


Hear Alessandro Fisher sing Finzi’s Dies Natalis with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Anna-Maria Helsing on 13 December 2019 and Angela Simkin and Fiona Kimm in Sullivan’s Haddon Hall with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John Andrews on 19 December 2019.

Committed to meeting the needs of both artists and promoters, James Black Management is a small, dynamic agency working in opera and concert throughout the UK and Europe, as well as, increasingly, in North America and the Far East.