Vale of Glamorgan Festival Begins Its 50th Anniversary Celebrations

18/05/2018

Various composers, Vale of Glamorgan Festival: Ensemble Midtvest, Penarth Pier Pavilion, 16.5.2018. (PCG) Read more

A Delightful Last Day at the BERGfrühling Festival.

16/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [4] and [5] – Dvořák, Berg, Schumann, and Schubert: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Rya Yoshimura (bassoon), Peter Dorfmayr (horn), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). St George’s Parish Church, Sternberg, and Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 12.5.2018. (MB) Read more

Artist of Rare Talent José Cura Doesn’t Disappoint with Argentine Songs

15/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [3] – Argentine Songs: José Cura (tenor & conductor), Dresdner Kapellsolisten, Semperoper, Dresden, 13.5.2018. (MC)

José Cura

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A Fascinating Programme of Works for Strings from LGT Young Soloists

14/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [2] – Tartini, Holst, Waxman, Wirén, Pagannini, Bottesini: LGT Young Soloists, Palais im Grossen Garten, Dresden, 12.5.2018. (MC)

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Vibrant Musicianship of Ivor Bolton, B’Rock Orchestra and Balthasar Neumann Choir

14/05/2018

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Bach: Soloists and Chorus of the Balthasar Neumann Choir, B’Rock Orchestra / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Stadtkirche St. Johann, Schaffhausen, 13.5.2018. (CCr)

Balthasar Neumann Choir, B’Rock Orchestra & Ivor Bolton (conductor) (c) Casey Creel

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More Thought-Provoking Music-Making at BERGfrühling

13/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [3] – Haydn, Berg, and Brahms: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 11.5.2018. (MB) Read more

Bach’s Spirituality Experienced from Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Monteverdi Choir

13/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [1] – J.S. Bach: English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany 11.5.2018. (MC)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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The Inaugural BERGfrühling Opens with Wonderful Performances in a Wonderful Location

11/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [1] – Schubert, Weber, Berg: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 10.5.2018. (MB) Read more

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