Salonen’s Sure-Footed Bruckner and Lise Davidsen’s Glorious Strauss at the BBC Proms

11/08/2019

BBC PROM 31 – Brahms, R. Strauss and Bruckner: Lise Davidsen (soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2019. (AS)

Lise Davidsen at the 2019 BBC Proms (c) Chris Christodoulou

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At Edinburgh, Europa Galante Reveal Craftsmanship, Skill and Warmth in Monza’s Music

10/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival 2019 [5] – Mozart, Monza: Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (first violin/director), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 10.8.2019 (SRT)

Europa Galante

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John Wilson and his Orchestra Return to the Proms to Tell The Warner Brothers Story

10/08/2019

BBC Prom 30 – The Warner Brothers Story: Mikaela Bennett (soprano), Louise Dearman (soprano), Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano), Matt Ford (baritone). Maida Vale Singers. John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 9.8.2019. (MMB)

John Wilson at the 2019 BBC Proms (c) Mark Allan

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Kendal Sees and Hears Raphael Wallfisch as Still ‘a Master at Work’

10/08/2019

Lake District Summer Music [2]  – Barrière, Beethoven, Martinů, Clarke, Mendelssohn: Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John York (piano), Kristiana Ignatjeva (second cello). St. Thomas’s Church, Kendal, Cumbria, 8.8.2019. (MC)

John York & Raphael Wallfisch (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Exciting Music-Making from the Marmen Quartet at the Fringe

10/08/2019

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 [2] – ROSL Roundup: Royal Overseas League at the Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh, 9.8.2019. (SRT)

Marmen Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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Sol Gabetta’s Exquisite Performance of Weinberg’s Cello Concerto at the Proms

08/08/2019

BBC Prom 25 – Sibelius, Weinberg, Tchaikovsky: Sol Gabetta (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Dalia Stasevska (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.8.2019. (AK)

Sol Gabetta (cello) at the 2019 BBC Proms (c) Chris Christodoulou

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At Edinburgh, the Kanneh-Mason Siblings Impress and are a Great Pairing

07/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival 2019 [4] – Beethoven, Lutoslawski, Debussy, Fauré, Mendelssohn: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 7.8.2019. (SRT) Read more

Marmen Quartet at the 2019 Lake District Summer Music

07/08/2019

Lake District Summer Music [1] – Haydn, Ligeti, Brahms: Marmen Quartet (Johannes Marmen [violin], Ricky Gore [violin], Bryony Gibson-Cornish [viola], Steffan Morris [cello]), Hélène Clément [viola], Bartholomew LaFollette [cello]. St. Thomas’s Church, Kendal, Cumbria, 5.8.2019. (MC)

Marmen Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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