Oliemans has Dramatic Characterisation and Consistent Musical Presence

28/10/2018

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Oxford Lieder Festival’s The Grand Tour [2] – Brahms & Schumann: Thomas Oliemans (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 25.10.2018. (CR)

Thomas Oliemans (c) Marco Borggreve

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Wexford’s European Premiere of William Bolcom’s Dinner at Eight

23/10/2018

Wexford Festival Opera 2018 [2] – William Bolcom, Dinner at Eight:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera / David Agler (conductor), National Opera House, Wexford, 20.10.2018. (RB)

Dinner at Eight (c) Clive Barda

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Wexford Enjoys a Splendid Don Pasquale

22/10/2018

Wexford Festival Opera 2018 [1] – Donizetti, Don Pasquale: Soloists of Wexford Festival Opera / Daniella Pellegrino (music director), Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford, 20.10.2018. (RB)

Wexford Festival Opera’s Don Pasquale (c) Malone Carty

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Strongly Characterised and Involving Music-Making from Louise Alder and Stef van Herten

17/10/2018

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Oxford Lieder Festival’s The Grand Tour [1] – Gounod, Debussy, Schumann, Richard Strauss, Kreutzer, Lachner, Puccini, Verdi and Donizetti: Louise Alder (soprano), Stef van Herten (horn), Sholto Kynoch (piano). Holywell Music Room, Oxford 15.10.2018. (CR)

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A Sparkling and Spirited Display of Fine Pianism and Musical Joie de Vivre to Open the London Piano Festival

04/10/2018

London Piano Festival – Schubert, Granados, Ginastera, Ravel, Debussy, Milhaud: Charles Owen & Katya Apekisheva (piano), Kings Place, London, 3.10.2018. (CS)

Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva (c) Viktor Erik Emanuel

Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva (c) Viktor Erik Emanuel

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Ne Quittez Pas – Reimagining Poulenc’s La voix humaine

28/09/2018

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Festival O18 [3] – Ne Quittez Pas: Soloists / Christopher Allen (music director & pianist), Opera Philadelphia, Theater of the Living Arts, Philadelphia. 22.9.2018. (RP)

Patricia Racette (Elle) in La voix humaine © Opera Philadelphia

Patricia Racette (Elle) in La voix humaine © Opera Philadelphia

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Sky on Swings – Love in the Time of Alzheimer’s

25/09/2018

O18 Festival O18 [2] – Lembit Beecher, Sky on Swings: Soloists and Orchestra of Opera Philadelphia / Geoffrey McDonald (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – Perelman Theater, Philadelphia, 22.9.2018. (RP)

Marietta Simpson (Martha) & Frederica von Stade (Danny) © Opera Philadelphia

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Brenda Rae Is a Stunning Lucia for Opera Philadelphia

25/09/2018

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Festival O18 [1] – Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera Philadelphia / Corrado Rovaris (conductor), Opera Philadelphia, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 21.9.2018. (RP)

Brenda Rae as Lucia © Opera Philadelphia

Brenda Rae as Lucia © Opera Philadelphia

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