Cinquecento and Jenny Högström Elevate the Early Music Festival’s First Week

12/08/2017

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Tallis, Tye, Byrd: Cinquecento [Terry Wey (countertenor), Achim Schultz (tenor), Tore Tom Denys (tenor), Tim Scott Whitely (baritone), Ulfried Staber (bass)], Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 2.8.2017. (GN)

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John Storgårds Gives Hindemith’s Music Some Welcome Exposure at the Proms

11/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 33 – Sibelius, Grieg, Schumann and Hindemith: Lise Davidsen (soprano), Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2017. (AS) Read more

A Triumphant Prom Performance of La Damnation de Faust

09/08/2017

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 2017 BBC PROMS 31 – Berlioz – La Damnation de Faust:  Soloists; Trinity Boys Choir; Monteverdi Choir; National Youth Choir of Scotland; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.8.2017. (CC)

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Michael Spyres (Faust), Ann Hallenberg (Marguerite) & Sir John Eliot Gardiner (condiuctor)
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Dausgaard Excels in Strauss but why the ‘Slapdash Scurry’ in Schubert?

09/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [4] – Schubert, Schumann, Strauss: Sergei Babayan (piano), BBC SSO / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Usher Hall, 8.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

A Flawed Yet Promising Recital by Baritone Sergio Vitale

09/08/2017

Various composers: Sergio Vitale (baritone), Fabio Centanni (piano), Tata Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, 8.8.2017. (JSM) Read more

Aspen Music Festival (10): Breathtaking Hadelich Might Be Best of the Summer

09/08/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [10] – Martin, Liszt/Busoni, Brahms, Bedford, Shore, C. Brubeck, Rodrigo, Beethoven, Rouse: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra/Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble/Yves Abel (conductor), Aspen Festival Orchestra / Josh Weilerstein (conductor). Benedict Music Tent, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 4-6.8.2017. (HS) Read more

Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony on their Mettle at the BBC Proms

09/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 30 – Beethoven, Strauss, Prokofiev and Walton: David Butt Philip (tenor), James Rutherford (bass-baritone), National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.8.2017. (AS) Read more

Tetzlaff and Andsnes Prove a Dynamic Duo in Mixed Festival Chamber Programme

08/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [3] – Janáček, Sibelius, Mozart, Shostakovich: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 7.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

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