Aspen Music Festival (8): Impressive Singing, and a World Premiere Concerto

02/08/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [8] – Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, Reich, Cerrone, Kellogg, Schubert, Berg, Theofanidis, Fletcher, Tilson Thomas, Björk/Ek, Stravinsky: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra/Markus Stenz (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble / Timothy Weiss (conductor), Benedict Music Tent, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 28-30.7.2017. (HS) Read more

Petrenko Impresses at Cleveland’s Summer Festival

02/08/2017

Mozart, Rachmaninoff: David Fray (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 29.7.2017. (MSJ) Read more

James MacMillan’s A European Requiem at the Proms: Nothing to do with Brexit!

31/07/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 21 – MacMillan and Beethoven: Erin Wall (soprano), Sonia Prina (alto), Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor), Simon O’Neill (tenor), Jacques Imbrailo (baritone), Alexander Vinogradov (bass), CBSO Chorus, BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Xian Zhang (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.7.2017. (AS)

Prom 21 (c) BBC Chris Christodoulou

Beethoven Symphony No.9 (L-R: Erin Wall, Sonia Prina, Xian Zhang, Simon O’Neill,
Alexander Vinogradov) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Hough and Wigglesworth Create Harmony and Happiness at the Proms

31/07/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 22 – Brahms, Sawer, Haydn: Stephen Hough (piano), BBC Philharmonic / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.7.2017. (CS)

Stephen Hough performs Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor with the BBC Philharmonic; photo credit - Mark Allan.

Stephen Hough performs Brahms’ Piano Concerto with the BBC Philharmonic
(c) Mark Allan

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An Impressive Conclusion to the 2017 Three Choirs Festival

30/07/2017

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Three Choirs Festival [5] – Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Howells: Ruth Holton (soprano); Ed Lyon (tenor); Robert Evans (bass); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Peter Nardone (conductor). Worcester Cathedral 29.7.2017. (JQ) Read more

Aspen Music Festival (7): A Shaham Soiree, and DeYoung Does Mahler Proud

30/07/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [7] – Collins, Prokofiev, Duparc, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Schönberg, Shostakovich, Leclair, Bartók, Moszkowski, Brahms/Ricci, Wieniawski, Milone: Soloists, Altius Quartet, Gloucester String Quartet. Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 25-27.7.2017. (HS) Read more

Memorable Commemoration of the Russian Revolution at the Three Choirs Festival

29/07/2017

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Three Choirs Festival [4] – Shostakovich, Mozart: Katharine Fuge (soprano); Gillian Keith (soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Robert Rice (bass); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Worcester Cathedral, 28.7.2017. (JQ) Read more

Young Singers Excel at the Three Choirs Festival

28/07/2017

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Three Choirs Festival [3] – Dove, Fauré: Lorna Anderson (soprano); Nicholas Mulroy (tenor); Andrew Davies (baritone); Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir; Three Cathedral Choir Choristers; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Worcester Cathedral 27.7.2017. (JQ) Read more

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