Nicholas McGegan Steps Outside His Usual 18th-Century Focus

15/05/2018

Respighi, Handel, Locatelli, Rossini, Stravinsky: Peter Richard Conte (organ), Philadelphia Orchestra / Nicholas McGegan (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 5.5.2018. (BJ)

Nicholas McGegan (c) Steve Sherman

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A Fascinating Programme of Works for Strings from LGT Young Soloists

14/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [2] – Tartini, Holst, Waxman, Wirén, Pagannini, Bottesini: LGT Young Soloists, Palais im Grossen Garten, Dresden, 12.5.2018. (MC)

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Vibrant Musicianship of Ivor Bolton, B’Rock Orchestra and Balthasar Neumann Choir

14/05/2018

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Bach: Soloists and Chorus of the Balthasar Neumann Choir, B’Rock Orchestra / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Stadtkirche St. Johann, Schaffhausen, 13.5.2018. (CCr)

Balthasar Neumann Choir, B’Rock Orchestra & Ivor Bolton (conductor) (c) Casey Creel

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s Expert Traversal of Ligeti’s Études

14/05/2018

Ligeti in Wonderland: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) plus post-performance discussion. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 12.5.2018. (CC)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (c) Marco Borggreve

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More Thought-Provoking Music-Making at BERGfrühling

13/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [3] – Haydn, Berg, and Brahms: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 11.5.2018. (MB) Read more

Bach’s Spirituality Experienced from Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Monteverdi Choir

13/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [1] – J.S. Bach: English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany 11.5.2018. (MC)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Imaginative Programming and Superb performances Again at BERGfrühling

13/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [2] – Debussy, Webern, and Mozart: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 11.5.2018. (MB) Read more

London Hears a Fine Celebration of the Parry Centenary

12/05/2018

 Parry, Elgar and Vaughan Williams: Natalie Clein (cello), Eleanor Dennis (soprano), Gloucester Choral Society, Oxford Bach Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 10.7.2018. (AS)

Natalie Clein

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