Witnessing a Life-Changing Moment Through Brahms

31/07/2018

Blossom Music Festival [4] – Mozart, Brahms: Cleveland Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 28.7.2018. (MSJ)

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A Highly Enjoyable, Vivid First Three Choirs Performance of King Olaf

31/07/2018

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Three Choirs Festival [3] – Elgar: Judith Howarth (soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), David Shipley (bass), Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Hereford Cathedral, 30.7.2018. (JQ)

Andrew Davis (c) Dario Acosta

Andrew Davis (c) Dario Acosta

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Klara Kollektiv Shines Light On New And Old

31/07/2018

Anthony Ritchie, Franck, Brahms: The Klara Kollektiv (Anna McGregor [clarinet] Manu Berkeljon [violin] Taru Kurki [piano]), The Old Library Music Centre, Whangarei, New Zealand, 22.7.2018. (PSe) Read more

An Outstanding Parry Performance Crowns a Memorable Concert by Tenebrae

31/07/2018

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Three Choirs Festival [2]: Tenebrae / Nigel Short (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 30.7.2018. (JQ)

 

Tenebrae (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

Tenebrae (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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A Fulfilling First Canadian Tour for the Gesualdo Six

31/07/2018

The Gesualdo Six’s Canadian Tour: St. James Anglican Church, Vancouver, 21.7.2018. (GN)

 The Gesualdo Six [Guy James (countertenor), Joseph Wicks and Josh Cooter (tenors), Michael Craddock (baritone), Samuel Mitchell (bass), Owain Park (director)] © Ash Mills

The Gesualdo Six © Ash Mills

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Committed Revivals of Two Neglected English Choral Works at the Three Choirs Festival

29/07/2018

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Three Choirs Festival [1] – Ireland, Smyth: Eleanor Dennis (soprano); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano); Paul Nilon (tenor); Neal Davies (bass) Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Geraint Bowen (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 28.7.2018. (JQ)

Geraint Bowen (c) Ash Mills

Geraint Bowen (c) Ash Mills

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The Parry Centenary is Fittingly Marked at the Proms

29/07/2018

Proms

BBC PROM 17 – Parry, Vaughan Williams, Holst: Tai Murray (violin), Francesca Chiejina (soprano), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), Adrian Partington (organ), BBC National Chorus of Wales and BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.7.2018. (CS)

Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Tai Murray (violin) (c) BBC/Mark Allan

Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Tai Murray (violin) (c) BBC/Mark Allan

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Outstanding Tristan und Isolde For Barenboim Festival In Buenos Aires

28/07/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 18.7.2018. (JSJ)

Harry Kupfer’s Tristan und Isolde in Teatro Colón (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli.

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