Alain Altinoglu Holds Daphnis et Chloé on Too Tight a Leash

16/07/2018

Proms

 Prom 2 – Fauré, Mozart and Ravel: Francesco Piemontesi (piano), BBC Symphony Chorus, City of London Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Alain Altinoglu (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 14.7.2018. (AS)

(c) BBC Proms

Prom 2 (c) BBC Proms

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Superlative Performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Zurich Opera

16/07/2018

Mendelssohn, Elijah: Soloists, Chorus and part-time choruses of the Zurich Opera (chorus-master, Janko Kastelic), Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 15.7.2018. (JR)

Golda Schultz, Mihoko Fujimura, Benjamin Bruns, Christof Fischesser, Fabio Luisi and Janko Kastelic (left to right) (c) John Rhodes

(l-r) Golda Schultz, Mihoko Fujimura, Benjamin Bruns, Christof Fischesser, Fabio Luisi
and Janko Kastelic (c) John Rhodes

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Aspen 3: Trifonov’s Chopin Tribute, a Sublime Emerson Quartet, and a Rossini Favorite

15/07/2018

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Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [3]

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The Liceu Opera Season Comes to a Close with Donizetti’s La favorite

15/07/2018

Donizetti, La favorite: Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / Patrick Summers (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 11 & 13.7.2018. (JMI)

La favorite © A. Bofill

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Aspen 2: Gypsy Fun from Finckel and Han

14/07/2018

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 Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [2]
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A Joyous Tanglewood Concert for Dark Times

14/07/2018

2018 Tanglewood – Brahms and Shostakovich: Rudoph Buchbinder (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA, 8.7.2018. (CSa)  

Tanglewood 2018 – BSO, Andris Nelsons (conductor) & Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) (c) Hilary Scott

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A Spectacular Audio-Visual New Work Helps to Launch the 2018 BBC Proms

14/07/2018

Proms

Prom 1 – Knussen, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Meredith: National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.7.2018. (CC)

BBC Proms_CR_Chris Christodoulou (3)

The First Night of the Proms featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble,
National Youth Choir of Great Britain & Sakari Oramo (conductor) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Thanks to Barry Humphries and Meow Meow Weimar Germany’s Silenced Voices are Heard Once More

13/07/2018

Various compoers, Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret: Barry Humphries (conférencier/voice), Meow Meow (cabaret artist), Satu Vänskä (musical director/voice), Aurora Orchestra, Barbican Theatre, London, 12.7.2018. (JPr)

Barry Humphries and Meow Meow

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