Powerful, Genre-defying Music from Trio HLK and Dame Evelyn Glennie

12/06/2018

Trio HLK / Evelyn Glennie: Rich Harrold (piano), Ant Law (8-string guitar), Richard Kass (drums); Evelyn Glennie (vibraphone, marimba, tympani, drum kit, other percussion). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 7.6.2018. (GP)

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie

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Anthony Negus’s Conducting Allows Longborough’s Der fliegende Holländer to Conquer High Seas

10/06/2018

Longborough Festival Opera 2018 [1] – Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Anthony Negus (conductor), Longborough, 9.6.2018. (JPr)

Kirstin Sharpin (Senta) & Simon Thorpe (Dutchman) (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Garsington Gives Stimulating Performance of Strauss’s Capriccio

05/06/2018

Richard Strauss, Capriccio: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra / Douglas Boyd (conductor) Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 3.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Capriccio (c) Johan Persson

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Garsington’s Die Zauberflöte is More Rewarding Vocally than Theatrically

05/06/2018

Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Garsington Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Christian Curnyn (conductor), Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 2.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Die Zauberflöte (c) Johan Persson

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Ivor Bolton and the Dresdner Festspielorchester’s Brahms Generates a Festive Quality

25/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [10] – Brahms: Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Dresdner Festspielorchester / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 21.5.2018. (MC)

Dresdner Festspielorchester, Ivor Bolton (conductor) & Thomas Zehetmair (violinist) (c) Oliver Killig

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An Entertaining Concert with Some Very Fine Playing from RSNO and Nicola Benedetti

23/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [9] – Britten, Bernstein, Brahms: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Peter Oundjian, Kulturpalast, Dresden, 20.5.2018. (MC)

Die Geigerin Nicola Benedetti und das Royal Scottish National Orchestra unter Dirigent Peter Oundjian am 20.05.2018 bei Dresdner Musikfestspiele im Kulturpalast in Dresden . Foto: Oliver Killig

Nicola Benedetti (violin), RSNO & Peter Oundjian (conductor) (c) Oliver Killig

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A Mass for a Deeply Dispiriting Time

22/05/2018

 Bernstein, Mass: Kevin Vortman (tenor), May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Youth Chorus, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Robert Porco (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. 19.5.2018. (RDA)

Kevin Vortman (the Celebrant) (c) CSO

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An Impressive Opening Night Butterfly at the 2018 Glyndebourne Festival

20/05/2018

 Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Glyndebourne Chorus (chorus master: Nicholas Jenkins), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Omer Weir Wellber (conductor). Glyndebourne Opera House, 19.5.2018. (MB)

Butterfly (Olga Busuioc) & Pinkerton (Joshua Guerrero) (c) Robbie Jack

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