Ravel Rarities Provide Mixed Emotions at Leeds Lieder 2017

24/04/2017

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 Ravel: Clara Mouriz (mezzo soprano), Benedict Nelson (baritone), Joseph Middleton (piano), David Moseley (flute), Philip Higham (cello). Leeds College of Music, Leeds. 21.4.2017. (CF) Read more

Dutchman Flies in to Save The Night and Provides Promising Opening for Leeds Lieder 2017

24/04/2017

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 Schubert: Henk Neven (baritone), Joseph Middleton (piano). Leeds College of Music, Leeds. 21.4.2017. (CF) Read more

Dante String Quartet and Mark Bebbington at St. Eustachius’ Church

19/04/2017

Schubert, Wilson, Beethoven: Dante String Quartet, Mark Bebbington (piano), Tavistock Parish Church, 18.4.2017. (PRB)

Dante Quartet with Mark Bebbington - credit Philip R Buttall,

Dante Quartet with Mark Bebbington (c) Philip R Buttall

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Deeply Considered Musicianship from Barenboim and Lupu

13/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (5). Brahms, Schoenberg, and Beethoven: Radu Lupu, Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.4.2017. (MB) Read more

Barenboim’s Truly Outstanding Account of La Mer

12/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (4) – Takemitsu, Beethoven, Debussy, and Berg: Anne Sophie-Mutter (violin), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.4.2017. (MB) Read more

Much to Celebrate in Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Berlin Staatsoper

12/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (3). Strauss – Die Frau ohne Schatten: Soloists, Dancers, Children’s Chorus (chorus master; Vinzenz Weissenburger), Staatsopern Chor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Zubin Mehta (conductor). Schiller Theater, Berlin, 9.4.2017. (MB)

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Berlin Festtage – Die Frau ohne Schatten (c) Hans-Jörg Michel.

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A Parsifal That Will Not Let Go

11/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (2). Wagner – Parsifal: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Schiller Theater, Berlin, 8.4.2017. (MB)

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Berlin Festtage 2017 – Parsifal (c) Ruth Walz

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Barenboim and the VPO Open the Berlin Festtage with Mozart and Schoenberg

10/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (1) – Mozart and Schoenberg: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 7.4.2017. (MB) Read more

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