Catherine Naglestad as Salome Is Outstanding, as Always

31/01/2018

Strauss, SalomeOrchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Evan Rogister (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 28.1.2018. (JMI)

Salome © M. Rittershaus

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McVicar’s ‘Golden Age’ Tosca Features Role Debuts from Yoncheva and Grigolo

31/01/2018

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York / Emmanuel Villaume (conductor). The Met Live in HD broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 27.1.2018. (JPr)

Sonya Yoncheva (Tosca) and Vittorio Grigolo (Cavaradossi) (c) Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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With a Lean Ensemble, Dausgaard Makes Brahms Propulsive

31/01/2018

Brahms: Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 27.1.2018. (ZC)

Thomas Dausgaard and the Seattle Symphony (c) Brandon Patoc

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A New Music Festival Distinguished by Its Premieres and Soloists

30/01/2018

The 2018 Vancouver Symphony New Music Festival (GN)

Conductors Alexander Weimann and Bramwell Tovey at the piano © Jan Gates

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The Long Walk – A Soldier Comes Home

30/01/2018

Beck, The Long Walk: Soloists, Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra / Glenn Lewis (conductor), Pittsburgh Opera, CAPA Theater, Pittsburgh, 28.1.2018. (RP)

Benjamin Taylor (Brian Castner) in The Long Walk © David Bachman Photography

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A Nicely Sung Carmen, but a Disappointing and Unconvincing New Production

29/01/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Ivan Repušić (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 27.1.2018. (JMI)

Carmen © M. Lieberenz

Carmen © M. Lieberenz

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The Aquinas Trio Cross-cut the Classical with the Cinematic at Kings Place

29/01/2018

Haydn, Brian Inglis, Schubert, Schumann: Aquinas Piano Trio (Ruth Rogers [violin], Katherine Jenkinson [cello], Martin Cousin [piano]), Kings Place, London, 28.1.2018. (CS)

The Aquinas Trio (Katherine Jenkinson, Martin Cousin, Ruth Rogers) (c) Aquinas Trio

The Aquinas Trio (Katherine Jenkinson, Martin Cousin, Ruth Rogers) (c) Aquinas Trio

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Bychkov Breath-taking in Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony

29/01/2018

Strauss, Tchaikovsky: Bertrand Chamayou (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 25.1.2018. (JR)

 Semyon Bychkov (c) Tonhalle Orchestra


Semyon Bychkov (c) Tonhalle Orchestra

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