A Winning Lunchtime Recital at St Luke’s from Alice Sara Ott

31/10/2015

 Bartók, Chopin, Liszt: Alice Sara Ott (piano). LSO St Luke’s, London, 29.10.2015. (JPr)       Sara Ott Read more

Imaginative and Illuminating Presentation of Die schöne Magelone in Oxford

31/10/2015

Oxford Lieder Festival – Brahms: Roderick Williams (baritone), Alison Rose (soprano), Iain Burnside (piano), Victoria Newlyn (narrator): Holywell Music Room, Oxford 27.10.2015. (CR) Read more

Hewitt Reaches a Touchstone of Western Music

29/10/2015

 J.S. Bach: Angela Hewitt (piano), Kaufmann Concert Hall, 92nd Street Y, New York, 2015-29-2015 (SSM)

 

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Photo (c) Maria Teresa Luca

 

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A Refreshing Concert from the LPO and Markus Stenz

29/10/2015

Beethoven, Larcher, Stravinsky: Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra/Markus Stenz (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.10.2015 (MB) Read more

Subtle and Melancholic Balletic Meditation on Odyssean Themes

29/10/2015

Various composers, No Lander:  Riccardo Buscarini/TIR Danza/Artstrust Productions, The Place, London, 28.10.2015 (J.O’D)

NoLander (photo by Veronica Billi (5)

NoLander (photo by Veronica Billi)

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An Excellent Production of Rossi’s Orfeo from the Early Opera Company

29/10/2015

Rossi, Orfeo: Soloists, Orchestra of the Early Opera Company, Christian Curnyn (conductor). Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London, 23.10.2015 (MB)

A collaboration between Shakespeare's Globe and The Royal Opera 23 October - 15 November Running time: 2 hours 50 mins, including two intervals  CREATIVES  Music Luigi Rossi English translation Christopher Cowell Conductor Christian Curnyn Director Keith Warner Designer Nicky Shaw Choreographer Karl Schreiner Cast Louise Alder Eurydice Mary Bevan Orpheus Graeme Broadbent Satyr / Pluto Jennifer Davis Euphrosyne / Lachesis Emily Edmonds Aglaea / Atropos Lauren Fagan Thalia / Clotho / Hymen Keri Fuge Cupid Verena Gunz Aegea Caitlin Hulcup Aristaeus Sky Ingram Venus Mark Milhofer Momus / Alkippe / Jove Philip Smith Endymion / Charon

Orpheus – Louise Alder (Euridice) & Mary Bevan (Orfeo)
(c) Stephen Cummiskey, Royal Opera and Shakespeare’s Globe.

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Now a Forgotten Mascagni Opera is Another Convincing Revival at the Wexford Festival

29/10/2015

Wexford

Mascagni’s Guglielmo Ratcliff at Wexford (c) Clive Barda

Mascagni, Guglielmo RatcliffWexford Festival Orchestra, Francesco Cilluffo (conductor), National Opera House, Wexford, 28.10.2015 (JMI)    Read more

Much to Admire from Raphael Wallfisch and John York at Kings Place

29/10/2015

Saints-Saëns, Brahms, Debussy, Prokofiev: Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John York (piano), Kings Place, London, 18.10.2015 (CS) Read more

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