Wonderful Recital from Magdalena Kožená and Yefim Bronfman

22/05/2019

Brahms, Mussorgsky, Shostakovich, Bartók: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Yefim Bronfman (piano). Barbican Hall, London, 20.5.2019. (CC)

Magdelena Kožená © Harald Hoffmann

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Charming Rarities from CityMusic Cleveland

21/05/2019

F. Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Kodály: Amit Peled (cello), CityMusic Cleveland / Mélisse Brunet (conductor), St. Jerome Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 19.5.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Disappointing Mahler Eighth in Bregenz Despite Kirill Petrenko’s Best Efforts

21/05/2019

Mahler: Sarah Wegener (soprano), Elza van den Heever (soprano), Letizia Scherrer (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo-soprano), Diana Haller (mezzo-soprano), Norbert Ernst (tenor), Daniel Boaz (baritone), Kwangchul Youn (bass), Salzburger Bachchor, Bregenzer Festspielchor, Children’s Chorus of the Music Middle School of Bregenz, Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bregenz, 18.5.2019. (JR)

Mahler and Kirill Petrenko

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A Memorable Schwanengesang from Roderick Williams and Susie Allan

20/05/2019

Chipping Campden Music Festival [2] – Beethoven and Schubert: Roderick Williams (baritone), Susie Allan (piano). St. James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 19.5.2019. (JQ)

Roderick Williams (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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An Evening of Contrasts with Canada’s NACO under Alexander Shelley

20/05/2019

Sokolović, Ravel, and Brahms: David DQ Lee (countertenor), Jan Lisiecki (piano), National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada / Alexander Shelley (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 14.5.2019. (CSa)

Alexander Shelley (c) Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photography

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Terrific Tchaikovsky from Jonathan Plowright

20/05/2019

Paderewski, Tchaikovsky: Jonathan Plowright (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 19.5.2019. (CC)

Jonathan Plowright (c) Diane Shaw

Jonathan Plowright (c) Diane Shaw

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In San Francisco, Tilson Thomas’s Gripping Mahler Seventh

20/05/2019

Mahler: San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 16.5.2019. (HS)

Michael Tilson Thomas

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Vale of Glamorgan Fiftieth Anniversary Festival Begins in Cardiff

20/05/2019

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Vale of Glamorgan Festival [1]: Cardiff, 18.5.2019. (PCG) Read more

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