Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 8 ) – Mahler Scenes 7

14/08/2011

 Mahler, Schnittke, Strauss: Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Antonine Tamestit (viola), Nicolas Altstaedt (cello), and Alexander Lonquich (piano), Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 8.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

Prom 35 – A revival of Glière’s Concerto for Coloratura Soprano

14/08/2011

Liszt, Glière, Rachmaninov : Ailish Tynan (soprano); Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits. Royal Albert Hall, London. 10. 8. 2011 (CC) Read more

Proms Matinée (1) – Music to celebrate Sir Richard Rodney Bennett’s 75th birthday

14/08/2011

Bennett, Dutilleux, Maconchy: Paul Silverthorne (viola), London Sinfonietta, Nicholas Collon (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London. 13.8.2011 (CG) Read more

Moritzburg Festival 2011 – Music making of breathtaking elegance and ferocity

14/08/2011

Purcell and Dvořák: Nicola Benedetti, Benjamin Schmid, Mira Wang (violin), Max Mandel (viola), Julian Steckel (cello), Antti Siirala, Andreas Haefliger (piano). Moritzburg Castle, Dining Hall, 12.08.2011 (LV) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (2) – Stefan Vladar displays outstanding pianism in Mahler song recital

14/08/2011

Mahler: Bo Skovhus (bar) & Stefan Vladar (piano), Queen’s Hall, 13.8.2011 (SRT) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (9) – Choral perfection achieved in less than a week

14/08/2011

Weelkes, Byrd, Tomkins, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Stanford, Rubbra, Howells, Lauridson, Tavener, Finzi: Eton Choral Course, Tim Johnson (conductor), Tom Winpenny (organ), Tewkesbury Abbey, 12.8.2011 (RJ) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (8) – A wonderful account of Brahms’s Requiem in Worcester

14/08/2011

Vaughan Williams, Brahms: Peter Atkinson (narrator), Elizabeth Watts (soprano), William Dazeley (baritone), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Bowen. Worcester Cathedral, 12.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

Young Swedish Singers in Homage to Jenny Lind and Jussi Björling

14/08/2011

Songs and opera arias : Rebecca Rasmussen (soprano), Swedish Jenny Lind Scholar 2011, Markus Pettersson (tenor), Dmitry Tyapkin (piano), Otto Goldschmidt Scholar 2011  Producer – Britt Marie Aruhn ,  Missionskyrkan, Borlänge, Sweden, 10.8.2011 (NS) Read more

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