A Fruitfully Open-Ended Staging of The Diary of One who Disappeared

10/06/2019

Janáček, The Diary of One who Disappeared: Muziektheater Transparant / Lada Valešová (piano, music director). Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 6.6.2019. (MB)

Wim van der Grijn, Ed Lyon and Marie Hamard (c) Jan Versweyveld
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A Recital from Katya Apekisheva that was Outstanding in every Respect

10/06/2019

Prokofiev, Schubert, Haydn, Janáček, Rachmaninov: Katya Apekisheva (piano). Wigmore Hall, London 6.6.2019. (CC)

Katya Apekisheva (c) Jack Liebeck
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This Dresden Frauenkirche Concert of Secular Baroque Music was Something to Treasure

09/06/2019

Dresden Music Festival) 2019 [5] – Vivaldi, Handel: Sabina Puértolas (soprano), Xavier Sabata (countertenor), La Folia Barockorchester / Robin Peter Müller (violin, direction), Frauenkirche, Dresden, 6.6.2019. (MC)

Sabina Puértolas (soprano), Xavier Sabata (countertenor) and La Folia Barockorchester
(c) Robert Jentzsch
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David Bösch’s Contemporary New Dresden Nabucco Overcomes the Loss of its King

08/06/2019

Verdi, Nabucco: Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden, Sinfoniechor Dresden, Extrachor der Staastoper Dresden, Sächsischer Staatskapelle Dresden / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 5.6.2019. (MC)

Semperoper’s Nabucco (c) Ludwig Olah
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Pianistic Vulnerability Cries Out for Help at Steinway Hall

07/06/2019

Bach, Liszt: Yu-Ning Chuang (piano), Keyboard Charitable Trust at Steinway Hall, London, 5.6.2019. (JB)

Yu Ning-Chuang
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Compelling and Stimulating Concert from the Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie

07/06/2019

Dresden Music Festival) 2019 [4] – J.S. Bach, Bruch, Haydn, Yinon, Shostakovich: Emmanuel Tjeknavorian (violin), Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie / Wolfgang Hentrich (conductor), Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden, Germany, 3.6.2019. (MC)

Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie (c) Kai Bienert
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Gripping Agrippina from Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo d’Oro

07/06/2019

Handel, Agrippina (concert performance): Soloists, Il Pomo d’Oro / Maxim Emelyanychev (director/harpsichord). Barbican Hall, London, 31.5.2019. (CSa)

Cast of Agrippina (c) Richard Young
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No Crowd-Pleasers from the BBC Phil at Salford Quays

07/06/2019

Shostakovich, Prokofiev: Aleksey ‎ ‎Semenenko (violin), BBC Philharmonic / Jac ‎van Steen (conductor). BBC Philharmonic Studio, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, 5.6.2019. (RBa)

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