An Impressive Swansong for the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra

31/07/2016

Proms

Prom 17 – Berlioz, Beethoven, Brahms:  Robert Levin (piano), Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra / Sir Roger Norrington (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.9.2016. (GD)

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Sir Roger Norrington and Robert Levin (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Exon Singers Celebrate Golden Jubilee with Extra Special Concert

31/07/2016

Bach, Vivaldi, Biber Scarlatti, Handel: The Exon Singers, The Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra, Richard Wilberforce, Sam Poppleton and David Hill (conductors). Jaymee Coonjobeeharry (flute), Katharine Fuge and Miranda Heldt (sopranos), Alan Horsey (organ), Jonathan Vaughn (harpsichord), Parish Church, Tavistock, 30.7.2016. (PRB)

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Exon Singers (c) Philip R Buttall

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With Mahler’s ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ the 2016 Three Choirs Festival Ends Magnificently

31/07/2016

TCF

Three Choirs Festival (15) – Mahler: Hye-Youn Lee (soprano – Magna Peccatrix); Mary Plazas (soprano – Una poenitentium); Jennifer France (soprano – Mater gloriosa); Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano – Mulier Samaritana); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano – Mater Aegyptica); Peter Auty (tenor – Doctor Marianus); Gary Griffiths (bass – Pater ecstaticus); Stephan Loges (bass – Pater Profundus); Jonathan Hope (organ); Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir; Three Cathedral Choirs; Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 30.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

The Three Choirs and Philharmonia Celebrate Mozart’s Musical Legacy

31/07/2016

TCF

Three Choirs Festival (14) – Mozart: Emma Johnson (clarinet)*, Alexandra Hutton (soprano), Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Nick Pritchard (tenor), John Savournin (bass), Three Cathedral Choirs, Philharmonia Orchestra / Simon Halsey (conductor), Three Choirs Festival, Cathedral, Gloucester, 28.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

Bernard Haitink Marks 50 Years at the Proms with Memorable Mahler

30/07/2016

Proms

Prom 18 – Mahler:  Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Tiffin Boys’ Choir, London Symphony Chorus (women’s voices), London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink. Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.7.2016. (CC)

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Bernard Haitink conducts the LSO at the Proms
(c) Chris Christodoulou

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Sir Andrew Davis Leads a Prom of Fascinating Contrasts

30/07/2016

Proms

Prom 15 – Tchaikovsky, Anthony Payne, Bruch, Vaughan Williams: Ray Chen (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 26.7.2016. (CST)

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Anthony Payne (composer) and Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) after Of Land, Sea and Sky
(c) Chris Christodoulou

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Barry Humphries, Meow Meow and the Australian Chamber Orchestra Celebrate Weimar Germany’s Silenced Voices

30/07/2016

Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret: Barry Humphries (conférencier/vocalist), Meow Meow (cabaret artist), Satu Vänskä (violin/vocalist), Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti (artistic director/violin), Cadogan Hall, London, 29.7.2016. (JPr)

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Meow Meow and Barry Humphries during the Australian tour (c) Hazel Savage

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A Vital Performance of Carmina Burana at the Three Choirs Festival

30/07/2016

TCF

Three Choirs Festival (13) –  Phibbs, Elgar. Walton, Orff: Ilona Domnich (soprano), Russell Painter (tenor), David Stout (baritone), Gloucester Cathedral Junior Choir/Nia Llewellyn Jones (conductor); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra/Adrian Partington (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 30.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

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