Latin American High Points in a Wayward Recital by Sergio Tiempo

30/04/2014

 Brahms, Beethoven, Debussy, Prokofiev, Chopin, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Ginastera: Sergio Tiempo (piano), Queen Elizabeth Hall,  29.04.2014 (RB) Read more

A Stimulating Programme by Members of the Ensemble Intercontemporain  at Wigmore Hall

30/04/2014

 Schumann, Kurtág, Berg, Robin Members of the Ensemble Intercontemporain (Odile Auboin, viola; Alain Billard, clarinet/bass clarinet; Dimitri Vassilakis (piano) Wigmore Hall, London, 27.04.2014 (CC) Read more

Too Tame and Too Well-Behaved: Juilliard415 Plays Corelli

30/04/2014

 Corelli: Juilliard415, Monica Huggett (director), Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, 25.4.2014 (SSM) Read more

World Premier Highlighted by Presence of Carreras

30/04/2014

 Kolonovits: El Juez (Los Niños Perdidos), BIOS Orchestra, Rossini Choir, David Giménez (conductor), Teatro Arriaga, Bilbao, 26.4.2014 (JMI)

 

Photo Teatro Arriaga Antzokia

Photo Teatro Arriaga Antzokia

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Young Singers Showcase Talents in  Day of Song

29/04/2014

 Fin de Siècle – A Day of Song: Royal Northern College of Music. Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. 27.4.2014.

Day of Song (Lauren Fielder, Benjamin Lewis, Joanna Norman, Kang Wang with pianist Roderick Barrand) credit Paul Cliff

Day of Song (Lauren Fielder, Benjamin Lewis, Joanna Norman, Kang Wang with pianist Roderick Barrand) credit Paul Cliff

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Over-Cooked Narration Hobbles Die Fledermaus

29/04/2014

  Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus (a semi-staged concert version directed by Simon Butteriss): Soloists, Philharmonia Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra, John Wilson (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 27.4.2014. (JPr)

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Wheeldon Celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th with Winter’s Tale Ballet

29/04/2014

 Joby Talbot, The Winter’s Tale: Soloists, Corps de ballet of the Royal Ballet, and Royal Opera House Orchestra / David Briskin (conductor), Broadcast to the Vue Cinema, Piccadilly, London. 28.4.2014. (JPr)

THE WINTER’S TALE by Wheeldon,           , choreography - Christopher Wheeldon, music - Joby Talbot, designs - Bob Crowley, The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera House, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/www.perssonphotography.com

THE WINTER’S TALE by Wheeldon, , choreography – Christopher Wheeldon, music – Joby Talbot, designs – Bob Crowley, The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera House, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/www.perssonphotography.com

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A Jolly Opera Colourfully Staged and Well Sung

29/04/2014

  Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore(sung in Italian with surtitles in English): Soloists, RNCM Opera Orchestra and Chorus / Francesco Pasqualetti (conductor), RNCM Theatre, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 8.12.2013 (RJF)

Day of Song (Lauren Fielder, Benjamin Lewis, Joanna Norman, Kang Wang with pianist Roderick Barrand) credit Paul Cliff

Day of Song (Lauren Fielder, Benjamin Lewis, Joanna Norman, Kang Wang with pianist Roderick Barrand) credit Paul Cliff

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