Stunning Rachmaninov from Behzod Abduraimov

21/07/2016

Proms

Prom 4 – Ravel, Rachmaninov, Ustvolskaya, Strauss: Behzod Abduraimov (piano) Alexei Petrenko (reciter), Munich Philharmonic Orchestra/Valery Gergiev (conductor) Royal Albert Hall, London. 18.7.2016. (LB)

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Prom 4 – Behzod Abduraimov (piano) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Paul Lewis and the Vertavo Quartet Get the Proms Chamber Concerts off to a Stylish Start

21/07/2016

Proms

BBC Proms Chamber Music 1: Debussy, Dutilleux, Mozart. Vertavo Quartet [Øyver Volle (violin), Annabelle Meare (violin), Berit Cardas (viola), Bjørg Lewis (cello)], Paul Lewis (piano) – Cadogan Hall, London. 18.7.2016. (LB)

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The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge on Fine Form at the Proms

18/07/2016

Proms

Prom 3. Mozart, Haydn and Fauré: Thomas Hopkins (treble), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Paula Murphy (mezzo-soprano), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Cleobury (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 17.7.16 (AS) Read more

A Splendid Boris Godunov at the Proms

18/07/2016

Proms

Prom 2 – Mussorgsky Boris Godunov (original version, 1869). Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.7.2016 (CC)

Bryn Terfel as Boris; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Bryn Terfel as Boris; photo credit – Chris Christodoulou.

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