Singers Excel in an Inert Boris Godunov Concert

15/06/2018

Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (1869 version): Soloists, San Francisco Symphony Chorus (Ragnar Bohlin [director]), Pacific Boychoir  (Andrew Brown [director]), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 14.6.2018. (HS)

Soloists, San Francisco Symphony & Michael Tilson Thomas (c) Cory Weaver

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Shiyeon Sung Grasps an Unexpected Opportunity to Conduct the Philharmonia

15/06/2018

Rossini, Grieg, Tchaikovsky: Sunwook Kim (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra / Shiyeon Sung (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 15.6.2018. (AS)

Sunwook Kim

Sunwook Kim

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Grant Gershon’s Master Chorale Closes Season with Brahms, Shaw and Lang

13/06/2018

Brahms, Land, Shaw: Jeanine De Bique (soprano), Justin Hopkins (bass-baritone), Los Angeles Master Chorale and Orchestra / Grant Gershon (conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 9.6.2018. (DD)

Los Angeles Master Chorale and Orchestra, Grant Gershon and soloists Jeanine De Bique and Justin Hopkins. Photo: Patrick Brown

Los Angeles Master Chorale & Orchestra, Grant Gershon (conductor)
Jeanine De Bique & Justin Hopkins (soloists) (c) Patrick Brown

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A Feast of Rhythm and Invention from Yazz Ahmed and her Hafla Band

12/06/2018

Yazz Ahmed’s Hafla Band: Yazz Ahmed (trumpet, flugelhorn, electronics), George Crowley (bass clarinet), Ralph Wyld  (vibraphone), Naadia Sheriff (piano, electric piano), Dudley Phillips (bass guitar), Martin France (drums). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 8.6.2018. (GP)

Yazz Ahmed (c) Jamie Cameron

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Powerful, Genre-defying Music from Trio HLK and Dame Evelyn Glennie

12/06/2018

Trio HLK / Evelyn Glennie: Rich Harrold (piano), Ant Law (8-string guitar), Richard Kass (drums); Evelyn Glennie (vibraphone, marimba, tympani, drum kit, other percussion). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 7.6.2018. (GP)

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie

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Jordan and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra Bring Two Tone Poems to Zurich

12/06/2018

 Richard Strauss:  Gautier Capuçon (cello), Herbert Müller (viola), Anton Sorokow (violin), Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Philippe Jordan (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 9.5.2018. (JR)

Philippe Jordan (c) Johannes Ifkovits

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Vengerov and Würth Philharmoniker on Tour

11/06/2018

Tchaikovsky, Bruch, Saint-Saëns, Johann Strauss the Younger: Maxim Vengerov (violin), Würth Philharmonic Orchestra, Stamatia Karampini and Maxim Vengerov (conductors). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 10.6.2018. (PCG)

Maxim Vengerov (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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In First Appearance with the MET Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas Makes Music of the Heavens

11/06/2018

Ruggles, Mozart, Mahler: Pretty Yende (soprano), MET Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 5.6.2018. (RP)

Pretty Yende (c) Gregory Hohenberg

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