Three Choirs Festival 2011 (2) – A dignified and moving commemoration of 9/11

09/08/2011

Barber, John Adams. Mahler, Mozart:  Julia Doyle (soprano), Clare McCaldin (mezzo-soprano), Simon Wall (tenor), Robert Macdonald (bass), Festival Chorus, Choristers of the Three Cathedral Choirs, Philharmonia Orchestra, Adrian Partington. Worcester Cathedral. 7.8. 2011 (JQ) Read more

Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 4 ) – Grigory Sokolov

07/08/2011

Bach, Schumann: Grigori Sokolov (piano), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 5.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

A variable Dream of Gerontius opens the 2011 Three Choirs Festival

07/08/2011

  Three Choirs Festival 2011 (1) –  Elgar: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), John Graham-Hall (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Adrian Lucas. Worcester Cathedral. 6.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

Prom 29 – More style than substance in Dudamel’s Mahler

07/08/2011

   Mahler, Symphony No.2 ‘Resurrection’: Miah Persson (soprano), Anna Larsson (mezzo), National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Gustavo Dudamel. Royal Albert Hall, London, 5.8.2011. (JPr) Read more

Musica Deo Sacra – Russian Church Music in an Anglican Context

07/08/2011

  Rachmaninov, Vespers:  Musica Deo Sacra, Tewkesbury Abbey, 5.8.2011 (RJ) Read more

Prom 26 – Donald Runnicles leads an enthralling Daphnis et Chloé

06/08/2011

  Debussy, Dutilleux and Ravel: Lynn Harrell (cello), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 3.8.2011 (CG) Read more

Bodies that Sing: An Imaginative Re-creation of Mozart’s Don Giovanni

06/08/2011

Mostly Mozart Festival (2):Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer (Conductor and Director), RoseTheater, Lincoln Center, New York, 4.8.2011 (SSM) Read more

Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 2 ) – Preview

05/08/2011

Preview: Salzburg Festival,  5.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

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