Aspen 1: Susanna Phillips Scores the Prize for the Week

08/07/2018

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Various composers, 2018 Aspen Music Festival [1]
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Elena Stikhina Makes an Outstanding Debut as Senta in Der fliegende Holländer

04/07/2018

2018 Munich Opera Festival [2] – Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Bertrand De Billy (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 2.7.2018. (JMI)

Der fliegende Holländer at the 2018 Munich Opera Festival © W. Hösl

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Pelléas is Stefan Herheim’s Directorial Debut at Glyndebourne

02/07/2018

 Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2018 [2] – Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Sussex, 30.7.2018. (CC)

2018 Glyndebourne Festival’s Pelléas et Mélisande (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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La Dafne Proves A Near Miss in a Venue of the Gods

01/07/2018

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2018 – da Gagliano, La Dafne: Soloists, Modo Antiquo / Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor), The Grotta di Buontalenti of the Boboli Gardens, Florence, 25.6.2018. (CP)

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La Dafne (c) Camilla Ricci

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Terfel and Martineau Bring a Wonderful End to the 2018 Aldeburgh Festival

25/06/2018

2018 Aldeburgh Festival – Sir Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone) and Malcolm Martineau (piano): Snape Maltings Concert Hall. 24.6.2018. (JPr)

Sir Bryn Terfel

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Welcome to a New Festival – Summer Music in City Churches

25/06/2018

Summer

Elgar, Holst, Thalben-Ball, and Duruflé: Marta Fonatanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano), John Lee (baritone), Mark Williams (organ), Bozidar Vukotic (cello), City of London Choir, Hilary Davan Wetton (conductor). St Giles-without-Cripplegate, London, 21.6.2018. (MB) Read more

Honeck Steps in for Haitink and Schumann Gives Way to Brahms

23/06/2018

Beethoven, Brahms: Frank-Peter Zimmermann (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Manfred Honeck (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 22.6.2018. (JR)

Manfred Honeck (c) Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

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Annilese Miskimmon’s Dark and Thought-Provoking Glyndebourne Madama Butterfly

22/06/2018

2018 Glyndebourne Festival Opera – Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor). Directed for the screen by François Roussillon and broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, 21.6.2018. (JPr)

Olga Busuioc (Cio-Cio-San) & Joshua Guerrero (Pinkerton) (c) Robbie Jack

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