A Joyous Prom from Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra

25/08/2018

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PROM 54 – Enescu, Bartók, Mahler: Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 22.8.2018. (CC)

Anna Lucia Richter (soprano), Iván Fischer (conductor) & Budapest Festival Orchestra
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Double Dose! At the Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Patience is a Virtue

24/08/2018

Gilbert and Sullivan Festival [1] – Patience: University of Southampton Light Opera Society / Tim Lutton (conductor). Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, 16.8.2018 matinee. (RJW)

University of Southampton Light Opera Society’s Patience
© Thomas Joy

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Florian Boesch and Malcolm Martineau’s Musical Wanderlust

24/08/2018

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Salzburg Festival [1] – Schubert, Mahler, and Krenek: Florian Boesch (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 20.8.2018. (MB)

Florian Boesch

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One Mozart, Three Masters at Tanglewood 2018

23/08/2018

Tanglewood [5] – Mozart Piano Concertos:  Lang Lang, Paul Lewis, Garrick Ohlsson (CSa)

Lang Lang (piano), Andris Nelsons (conductor) & BSO (c) Hilary Scott

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Messiaen’s Des canyons aux étoiles… is the Biggest Discovery So Far of EIF 2018

23/08/2018

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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [15] – Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Noè Rodrigo-Gisbert (glockenspiel), Bence Major (xylorimba), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Matthias Pintscher (conductor), Usher Hall, 22.8.2018. (SRT)

Matthias Pintscher © Felix Broede

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A Real Sign of Collaboration from the Pavel Haas Quartet at the EIF

22/08/2018

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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [14] – Schubert, Shostakovich, Ravel: Pavel Haas Quartet, Queen’s Hall, 22.8.2018. (SRT)

Pavel Haas Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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The UK Premiere of Per Nørgård’s Third Symphony is an Unforgettable Experience.

22/08/2018

BBC PROM 51 – Wagner, R. Strauss, Nørgård: Malin Byström (soprano), London Voices; National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 20.8.2018. (CC)

Thomas Dausgaard (c) Thomas Grøndahl

Thomas Dausgaard (c) Thomas Grøndahl

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Gaffigan and Hough Offer Sharp Characterisations

22/08/2018

Blossom Music Festival [8] – Barber, Mendelssohn, Sibelius: Stephen Hough (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / James Gaffigan (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 18.8.2018. (MSJ)

Stephen Hough (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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