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

St John Passion of Highest Quality at International Bach Festival

11/05/2018

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J.S. Bach: Chorus and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach-Stiftung/Rudolf Lutz (conductor), Julia Doyle (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Daniel Johannsen (tenor – Evangelist), Peter Harvey (bass – Jesus), Johannes Kaleschke (tenor – arias), Matthias Helm (bass – Pilatus), Stadtkirche St. Johann, Schaffhausen 10.5.2018 (JR) Read more

SHIFTing Gears, The National Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky

20/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Stravinsky, Balakirev, Rachmaninoff: Madison Leonard (soprano), Rexford Tester (tenor), Andrew Bogard (bass), National Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, 14.4.2018. (RP)

Rexford Tester, Gianandrea Noseda & NSO
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SHIFT – To Change Place, Position, Direction or Surprise

18/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Lutosławski, Penderecki: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Erin Wall (soprano), Renée Tatum (mezzo-soprano), Alyssa Martin (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Cooley (tenor), Liudas Mikalauskas (bass-baritone), Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbański (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., 13.4.2018. (RP)

 The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival © Tony Hitchcock

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival
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A Bernstein Celebration Enriches the 2018 VSO Spring Festival

09/04/2018

Bernstein, Mahler, R. Strauss: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor). (GN)

 Leonard Bernstein and Bramwell Tovey in 1986 © Susie Maeder (London)


Leonard Bernstein and Bramwell Tovey in 1986 © Susie Maeder (London)

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NEW! The Three Choirs Festival 2018: A Preview

23/03/2018

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The Three Choirs Festival in 2018

The Three Choirs Festival, which was first held in 1715, is probably the oldest music festival in the world. The Festival is held in turn in one of the three cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester. This year the Festival takes place between 28 July and 4 August and, by rotation, it will be hosted by the cathedral and city of Hereford. All the performances mentioned in this preview will take place in Hereford Cathedral unless otherwise stated. Read more

A New Music Festival Distinguished by Its Premieres and Soloists

30/01/2018

The 2018 Vancouver Symphony New Music Festival (GN)

Conductors Alexander Weimann and Bramwell Tovey at the piano © Jan Gates

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