A Brilliant – and Brilliantly Questioning – Recital by Maurizio Pollini

21/08/2017

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Salzburg Festival [7] – Chopin and Debussy: Maurizio Pollini (piano). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 17.8.2017. (MB)

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Maurizio Pollini (piano) (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli

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Les Espaces acoustiques in Salzburg: Something Quite Out of the ‘Ordinary’

21/08/2017

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Salzburg Festival [6] – Grisey: Mario Gheorghiu (viola), ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra / Maxime Pascal (conductor). Kollegienkirche, Salzburg, 16.8.2017. (MB)

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien Maxime Pascal, Dirigent

ORF RSO Wien & Maxime Pascal (conductor) (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli

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‘Full-blooded Romanticism’: Sir Mark Elder Leads Hallé in Sensational-Sounding Faust

21/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [10] – Berlioz, La Damnation de FaustEdinburgh Festival Chorus (dir. Christoper Bell), NYCoS National Girls Choir (dir. Christopher Bell), Gentlemen of the Hallé Choir (dir. Matthew Hamilton), Hallé, Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Usher Hall, 20.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

A Less Than Complete Picture of Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival

21/08/2017

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Salzburg Festival [5] – Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Salzburg Festival and Theatre Children’s Choir (chorus master: Wolfgang Götz), Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 14.8.2017. (MB)

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William Kentridge’s <i.Wozzeck at the Salzburg Festival (c) Salzburg Festival /Ruth Walz

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Magisterial Thielemann and Exciting Petra Lang Make the 2017 Bayreuth Tristan Something to Remember

20/08/2017

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Bayreuth Festival 2017 [3] Wagner, Tristan und IsoldeSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 16.8.2017. (JPr)

Katharina Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde Act II
(c) Bayreuther Festspiele/Enrico Nawrath

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Aspen Music Festival (13): A fine Clemenza and Edgar Meyer & Son

20/08/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [13] – Mozart, Haydn, J.S. Bach, Edgar Meyer, Rossini, George Meyer, Bottesini: Soloists, Aspen Opera Center Orchestra and Chorus / Jane Glover (conductor), Wheeler Opera House, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 15-17.8.2017. (HS) Read more

The Festival Entertains with a Full-Scale Musical Production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Engaged

20/08/2017

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Gilbert & Sullivan, Engaged: Festival production by Alan Borthwick and Friends, Harrogate Festival, Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England  11.8.2017. (RJW)

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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Engaged (c) Raymond Walker

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Barrie Kosky Brings Typical Madcap Mayhem to his Thought-Provoking Bayreuth Meistersinger

19/08/2017

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Bayreuth Festival 2017 [2] – Wagner, Die Meistersinger von NürnbergSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Philippe Jordan (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 15.8.2017. (JPr)

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Act I of Barrie Kosky’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
(c) Bayreuther Festspiele/Enrico Nawrath

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