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

Mostly Mozart Festival (3) – Mozart’s Unsolemn Solemn Vespers

13/08/2011

 Mostly Mozart Festival (3) Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer (Conductor), Lucy Crowe (Soprano), Soloists of the Concert Chorale of New York, James Bagwell (Director), Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 9.8.2011 (SSM) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (1) – A neglected Schumann oratorio opens the Season

13/08/2011

  Schumann, Das Paradies und die Peri:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus and soloists Sir Roger Norrington (conductor), Usher Hall, 12. 8.2011 (SRT)

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Llŷr Williams plays epic Beethoven on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

13/08/2011

  The Beethoven Concert Series at Greyfriars Kirk (1) – Llŷr Williams (piano), Greyfriars Kirk, 12. 8.2011 (SRT) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (7) – Young Scottish Musicians propel Worcester into the 21st Century.

13/08/2011

Ravel, Mahler, James MacMillan: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Christoph-Mathias Mueller (conductor), Jane Irwin (soprano), Worcester Cathedral, 11.8.2011 (RJ) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (10) – Shakespeare Songs, Scarlatti and Appalachian Spring

13/08/2011

Aspen Music Festival (10): Shakespeare songs, pianist Inon Barnatan plays Scarlatti, David Robertson conducts Appalachian Spring. 11.8.2011 (HS) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (5) – Sir Andrew Davis’ fine performance of an Elgar rarity

12/08/2011

   Elgar,  Caractacus, Op. 35 (1898):  Judith Howarth (soprano) (Eigen), Ben Johnson (tenor) (Orbin). Peter Savidge (baritone) (Caractacus), Stephen Roberts (baritone) (Arch-Druid  & Bard), Brindley Sherratt (bass) (Claudius), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis. Worcester Cathedral. 10.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

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