Superb performance of Handel’s Jephtha graces the BBC Proms

01/09/2019

BBC PROM 55 – Handel: Soloists, SCO Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Richard Egarr (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.8.2019. (CC)

BBC Prom 55 –  Handel’s Jephtha (c) Chris Christodoulou

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An Inspiring Evening of English Music at the Proms

30/08/2019

BBC PROM 53 – Vaughan Williams, Wood, Elgar: Stacey Tappan (soprano), Anthony Gregory (tenor), Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.8.2019. (CC)

Stacey Tappan (soprano) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Multi-Faceted Musicianship of Ryan Wigglesworth Showcased at the Proms

29/08/2019

BBC PROM 52Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Wigglesworth and Stravinsky: Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Britten Sinfonia / Ryan Wigglesworth (piano/conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2019. (AS)

Ryan Wigglesworth (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Sunshine Reigns in the Opening Round at Banff International String Quartet Competition

29/08/2019

BISQC 2019 [1] – Bartók, Haydn, Ligeti, and Szymanowski: Agate, Eliot, Elmire, Marmen, Ruisi, Vera, Viano, and Ulysses String Quartets. Eric Harvie Theatre, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Canada. 26-27.8.2019. (LV)

The ten competing quartets of the 2019 BISQC (c) Don Lee

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The Refugee Orchestra Project Comes to LSO St Luke’s on Sunday 1st September

29/08/2019

THE REFUGEE ORCHESTRA PROJECT 

A one-off concert in aid of Refugee Action

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Outstanding Berg from Kirill Petrenko in Salzburg

28/08/2019

Salzburg Festival [11] – Berg and Beethoven: Marlis Petersen (soprano), Elisabeth Kulman (contralto), Benjamin Bruns (tenor), Kwangchul Youn (bass), Berlin Radio Chorus (chorus director: Gijs Leenaars), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 25.8.2019. (MB)

Kirill Petrenko and the BPO (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli

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Daniel Barenboim’s Way with Mahler Remains Not Completely Convincing

28/08/2019

Salzburg Festival [10] – Mahler: Okka von der Damerau (mezzo-soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 22.8.2019. (MB)

Okka von der Damerau (c) Michael Lie

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The BSO’s Profound and Powerful Season Finale at Tanglewood

28/08/2019

Tanglewood [9] – Schoenberg, Beethoven: Nicole Cabell (soprano), J’Nai Bridges (mezzo-soprano), Nicholas Phan (tenor), Morris Robinson (bass), Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra / James Burton, Giancarlo Guerrero (conductors), Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, 25.8.2019. (RP)

Giancarlo Guerrero (conductor) with the Boston Symphony Orchestra © Hilary Scott

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