Haydn and Mahler from Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw

03/09/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 66 – Haydn and Mahler: Chen Reiss (soprano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 2.9.2017. (AS)

Soprano Chen Reiss joins the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under conductor Daniele Gatti to perform in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in G major, at the BBC Proms 2017. Photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Chen Reiss (soprano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Daniele Gatti (conductor)
(c) Chris Christodoulou

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Stunning Rihm from Gatti and the Concertgebouw but their Bruckner is Less Exalted

02/09/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 64 – Rihm, Bruckner: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 1.9.2017. (CC)

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Mother Russia’s Imperial Ways: Glowering and Exuberance

02/09/2017

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2017 BBC Proms 63 – Taneyev, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky: Kirill Gerstein (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.8.2017. (RBa)

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Chineke! Earns its Stripes with a Fabulous Late-Night Prom

01/09/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 62: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello); Jeanine De Bique (soprano); Chineke! / Kevin John Edusei (conductor) Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.8.2017. (CC) Read more

Glyndebourne’s Excellent La clemenza di Tito Comes to the Proms

30/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 59: Mozart – La Clemenza di TitoSoloists; Glyndebourne Festival Opera Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2017. (CC)
performs the role of Sextus in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under conductor Robin Ticciati at the BBC Proms. Photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Anna Stéphany (Sextus) in La clemenza di Tito
(c) Chris Christodoulou.

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A Remarkable and Memorable Chopin Recital by Pavel Kolesnikov

29/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS – PCM7, Chopin: Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), Cadogan Hall, London, 28.8.2017. (CS)

Pavel Kolesnikova (c) Eva Vermandel.

Pavel Kolesnikov: photo credit – Eva Vermandel.

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An Intriguing Prom of Czech Rarities

28/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 56 – Smetana, Martinů, Dvořák, Janáček and Suk: Svatopluk Sem (baritone); BBC Singers (mens’ voices), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.8.2017. (AS) Read more

Noble, Contemplative Brahms from Kavakos at the Proms

27/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 54 – Brahms, Respighi: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Filharmonica della Scala / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.8.2017. (CS)

Violinist Leonidas Kavakos performs Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major with the Filarmonica della Scala under Riccardo Chailly; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Leonidas Kavakos (violin) performs Brahms’ Violin Concerto at the Proms (c) Chris Christodoulou

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