PROM 58: Nina Stemme Excels in Deutsche Oper’s Superb Salome at the Proms

31/08/2014

 Prom 58, Richard Strauss, Salome:soloists and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Donald Runnicles (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 30.8.2014. (JPr)

Prom 58:(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Prom 58:(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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PROM 56: Scriabin’s Vision Realised in Light as Well as Sound

31/08/2014

 Prom 56. Holst, Schoenberg, Scriabin, Alexander Toradze (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2014 (RB) Read more

Festival Director Ends Tenure with Powerful New Work

31/08/2014

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 Edinburgh International Festival 2014 (20) – Mills, Janáček: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Thomas Trotter (organ), Ilan Volkov (conductor) Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 30.8.2014 (SRT) Read more

PROM 57: Daniel Harding’s Impressive Mahler at the Proms

30/08/2014

Prom 57 – Mahler: Kate Royal (soprano), Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), Swedish Radio Choir (chorus master: Peter Dijkstra), Philharmonia Chorus (chorus master: Stefan Bevier), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.8.2014 (MB) Read more

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s Magnificent Verdi Requiem

29/08/2014

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Yannick Nezet-Seguin and Rotterdam Philharmonic

Verdi: Messa da Requiem, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Orfeón Donostiarra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Kursaal Centre, San Sebastiàn, Spain, 26.8.2014 (JMI)

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Mostly Mozart (7): Zinman is Welcomed  Back to the States After 19 Years as Conductor of Tonhalle in Zurich

28/08/2014

 Mostly Mozart Festival 7: Boyce, Mozart, Beethoven, Joshua Bell (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, David Zinman (conductor), Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 19.8.2014 (SSM)   Read more

PROM 48: The Unique Sound of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra

27/08/2014

 Prom 48   –   Tomasson,  Schumann, Leifs, Beethoven: Jonathan Biss (piano), Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Ilan Volkov (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 22.8.2014. (GD)

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PROM 53: Wonderfully Satisfying Brahms Brought to the Proms from Budapest

27/08/2014

 Prom 53: Brahms: Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 26.8.2014 (CS) Read more

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