Promising Performances in Young Artists’ Summer Showcase

30/06/2012

  Mozart, Donizetti, Puccini: Jette Parker Young Artists, Pedro Ribeiro (director), James Simpson (lighting), soloists, David Gowland and Jean-Paul Pruna (piano), Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 29.6.2012 (JPr) Read more

An Impressive New Work Partners the ‘Resurrection’ Symphony

29/06/2012

  Phibbs, Mahler: Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, Kate Royal (soprano), Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano), Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.6.2012 (Gdn)  Read more

Dr Dee Opera: Insipid, Uninspired, Boring and a Sham

29/06/2012

  Albarn/Norris, Dr Dee: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of English National Opera/Stephen Higgins (conductor), Coliseum, London, 26.6.2012 (CC) Read more

Well Turned Turn of the Screw from Juventus Lyrica

27/06/2012

 Britten, Turn of the Screw: Soloists and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica, André Dos Santos (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 22.6.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Muti Closes Chicago Season with Unusual Pairing

27/06/2012

 Paganini and Bruckner: Robert Chen (violin), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (conductor), Symphony Center , Chicago, 23.6.2012 (JLZ)

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The Royal Choral Society Marks 140 Years of Singing

27/06/2012

  Verdi, Requiem: Judith Howarth (soprano), Julia Riley (mezzo-soprano), Gwyn Hughes Jones (tenor) and Matthew Best (bass), Royal Choral Society, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Cooke (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London 25.6.2012 (JPr) Read more

The Royal Choral Society’s 140th Anniversary Concert

27/06/2012

  Verdi, Requiem:  Judith Howarth (soprano), Julia Riley (mezzo-soprano), Gwyn Hughes-Jones (tenor), Matthew Best (bass), Royal Choral Society, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Cooke (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.6.2012 (JQ) Read more

The Premiere (and The Politics) of Fazil Say’s New Symphony

27/06/2012

  Beethoven, Say:  Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra, Gurer Aykal (conductor), Fazil Say (piano), Carolina Eyck (theremin), Bulent Evcil (bass flute), Cagatay Akyol (bass recorder),  Istanbul Music Festival, Halic Congress Center, Istanbul 23.6.12 (AM) Read more

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