Beautifully Curated Selection of Wolf and Schubert Songs from Arcayürek and Lepper

09/08/2018

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [5] – Wolf, Schubert: Ilker Arcayürek (tenor), Simon Lepper (piano), Queen’s Hall, 9.8.2018. (SRT)

Ilker Arcayürek (c) Janina Laszlo

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Sir Mark Elder Brings a Lifetime of Wagner Experience to Hallé’s EIF Siegfried

09/08/2018

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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [4] – Wagner: Hallé / Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Usher Hall, 8.8.2018. (SRT) Read more

Thea Musgrave is Honoured During Richard Farnes’ Notable Proms Debut

08/08/2018

BBC PROM 33Musgrave and Brahms: Golda Schultz (soprano), Johan Reuter (baritone), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Richard Farnes (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.8.2018. (AS)

Golda Schultz (soprano) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus conducted by Richard Farnes (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Golda Schultz (soprano), BBC SO & Richard Farnes (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra’s Superb Account of Ives’ Second Symphony

08/08/2018

BBC PROM 31 – Bernstein, Gershwin, Ives: Inon Barnatan (piano), Minnesota Orchestra / Osmo Vänskä (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.8.2018. (CC)

Minnesota Orchestra & Osmo Vänskä (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Cultured and Technically Adept Chamber Music from the Navarra Quartet

08/08/2018

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Lake District Summer Music – Haydn, Britten, Schubert: Navarra Quartet (Magnus Johnston, Marije Johnston, Rebecca Jones, Brian O’Kane), St. Thomas’s Church, Kendal, Cumbria, 6.8.2018. (MC)

Navarra Quartet

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Very Uneven Contemporary Responses to Bach in ‘The Brandenburg Project’

06/08/2018

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PROMS 29 and 30 – ‘The Brandenburg Project’: Bach, Turnage, Hillborg, Caine, Neuwirth, Dean, and Mackey: Fiona Kelly, Claire Chase (flutes), Per Gross, Katarina Wiedell (recorders), Lisa Almberg, Daniel Burstedt, Mårten Larsson (oboes), Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet), Göran Hülphers, Terése Larsson (horns), Pekka Kuusisto, Antje Weithaas (violins), Brett Dean, Tabea Zimmermann (violas), Maya Beiser (cello), Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Uri Caine (piano), Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 5.8.2018. (MB)

Thomas Dausgaard and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Thomas Dausgaard (conductor) & Swedish Chamber Orchestra (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The NYO’s Prom Shows the Sheer Joy of Music-Making

06/08/2018

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BBC PROM 28 – Mussorgsky, Benjamin, Ravel, Ligeti, Debussy: Tamara Stefanovich (piano), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain / George Benjamin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 5.8.2018. (CS)

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain with Sir George Benjamin (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Distinguished Conclusion to the Three Choirs Festival

05/08/2018

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Three Choirs Festival [6] – Vaughan Williams, Parry, Brahms: Elizabeth Watts (soprano); Matthew Brook (bass) Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Geraint Bowen (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 4.8.2018. (JQ)

Thre Choirs Festival (c) Ash Mills

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