Latvian Radio Choir’s All-Night Vigil Concludes ‘Rachmaninov Day’

16/08/2017

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2017 BBC Proms 38 – Rachmaninov: Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.8.2017. (RBa)

The Latvian Radio Choir directed by Sigvards Kļava; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

The Latvian Radio Choir directed by Sigvards Kļava (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Striking Collegiate Approach from Gavrylyuk and Dausgaard in commanding Rachmaninov

16/08/2017

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2017 BBC Proms 37 – Rachmaninov: Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.8.2017. (RBa)

Pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk performs Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano) with the BBC SSO Orchestra (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Aspen Music Festival (12): Khachatryan Makes Aspen Debut, Fairouz Premiere With a Broadway Baritone

15/08/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [12] – Beethoven, Lash, Salzédo, Mohammed Fairouz, Schubert, R. Strauss: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra / Hans Graf (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble / Stephen Burns (conductor), Aspen Festival Orchestra/Rafael Payare (conductor). Benedict Music Tent, Harris Hall. Aspen, CO. 11-13.8.2017. (HS) Read more

A Searching Partnership Between Matthias Goerne and Daniil Trifonov

14/08/2017

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2017 Salzburg Festival [1] – Berg, Schumann, Wolf, Shostakovich, and Brahms: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Daniil Trifonov (piano). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 11.8.2017. (MB) Read more

Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra provide a Proms Season Highlight

14/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 36 – Schubert, Mahler: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 12.8.2017. (CC) Read more

Lieder, Scriabin and Jazzy Banter – the Fringe remains as Eclectic as Ever

14/08/2017

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 (2) – ROSL Roundup: Royal Overseas League, 100 Princes Street, 14.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

Elgar’s Stirring Tale of Vengeful Gods, Warring Vikings and Doomed Love

13/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [5] – Elgar, Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf: Erin Wall (soprano), Robert Dean Smith (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Usher Hall, 11.8.2017. (RP)

Sir Andrew David © Dario Acosta

Sir Andrew David © Dario Acosta

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‘Oh, what a Beautiful Prom!’ John Wilson Takes the Promenaders to Oklahoma!

12/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 35 – Rogers & Hammerstein, Oklahoma! (semi-staged): Soloists, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.8.2017. (CS)

The cast of Proms 34 & 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms Photo by Mark Allan

John Wilson conducts Oklahoma! at the 2017 BBC Proms (c) Photo by Mark Allan

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