Paul Lewis’s Performance of the Emperor Concerto Refreshes the Spirits

26/07/2018

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BBC PROM 15Tansy Davies, Beethoven and Brahms: Paul Lewis (piano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Ben Gernon (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.7.2018. (AS)

Tansy Davies (c) Rikard Österlund

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Karina Canellakis leads the BBCSO in an Energy-fuelled Prom

26/07/2018

BBC PROM 12 – Beethoven, Shostakovich, Andrew Norman, Rachmaninov: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.7.2018. (CS)

Alisa Weilerstein (c) BBC / Sarah Jeynes

Alisa Weilerstein (c) BBC / Sarah Jeynes

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Against All the Odds Søndergård’s Proms ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ Wins in the End

23/07/2018

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Prom 11 – Mahler: Soloists, Southend Boys’ Choir, Southend Girls’ Choir, BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Chorus, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London 22.7.2018. (JPr)

Mahler’s ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Somewhat Patchwork Beethoven Ninth at the Proms

23/07/2018

Prom 9 – War and Peace: Ešenvalds, Britten, Beethoven: Erin Wall (soprano), Judit Kutasi (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir, World Orchestra for Peace / Donald Runnicles and Thomas Halsey (Ešenvalds). Royal Albert Hall, London, 21.7.2018. (CC)

Erin Wall (soprano), Judit Kutasi (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (baritone) © BBC Proms/Chris Christodoulou

Erin Wall (soprano), Judit Kutasi (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (baritone)
© BBC Proms/Chris Christodoulou

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A Welcome Chance at the Proms to Hear the Original Version of Schumann’s Fourth Symphony

22/07/2018

Proms

Prom 8 – Lili Boulanger, Mendelssohn, Morfydd Owen and Schumann: Bertrand Chamayou (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 20.7.2018. (AS)

Thomas Søndergård (c) Andy Buchanan

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Sakari Oramo’s Way with Turangalîla-Symphonie is Not the Full Story

19/07/2018

Proms

Prom 6Gershwin and Messiaen: Angela Hewitt (piano), Cynthia Millar (ondes Martinot), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.7.2018. (AS)

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Glyndebourne’s Proms Pelléas Baffles Watching Audience, Enchants Listeners at Home

18/07/2018

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Prom 5 – Debussy: Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 17.7.2018. (JPr)

Christina Gansch (Mélisande), Christopher Purves (Golaud) & John Chest (Pelléas)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Elegance, Authority and Charisma as the Calidore String Quartet Make their Proms Debut

17/07/2018

Proms

Proms at Cadogan Hall 1. Caroline Shaw, Schumann: Javier Perianes (piano), Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Meyers & Ryan Meehan [violins], Jeremy Berry [viola], Estelle Choi [cello]), Cadogan Hall, London, 16.8.2018. (CS)

Ryan Meehan, Estelle Choi, Jeremy Berry, Jeffrey Meyers (l. to. r)

Ryan Meehan, Estelle Choi, Jeremy Berry, Jeffrey Meyers (l. to. r)

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