Garsington’s Season Closes on a High Note with Panufnik’s Silver Birch

31/07/2017

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Roxanna Panufnik, Silver Birch (world premiere): Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Foley Artists, Garsington Opera Adult, Military, Youth and Primary Companies choruses / Douglas Boyd, Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 28.7.2017. (CR)

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Garsington Opera’s Silver Birch: James Way (Davey), Sam Furness (Jack) with Community Chorus
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An Impressive Conclusion to the 2017 Three Choirs Festival

30/07/2017

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Three Choirs Festival [5] – Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Howells: Ruth Holton (soprano); Ed Lyon (tenor); Robert Evans (bass); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Peter Nardone (conductor). Worcester Cathedral 29.7.2017. (JQ) Read more

Aspen Music Festival (7): A Shaham Soiree, and DeYoung Does Mahler Proud

30/07/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [7] – Collins, Prokofiev, Duparc, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Schönberg, Shostakovich, Leclair, Bartók, Moszkowski, Brahms/Ricci, Wieniawski, Milone: Soloists, Altius Quartet, Gloucester String Quartet. Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 25-27.7.2017. (HS) Read more

Le Donne Vendicate (The Women’s Revenge): an exciting glimpse of the Enlightenment

29/07/2017

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Festival della Valle d’Itria [1] – Piccinni, Le Donne Vendicate: Soloists of the Accademia del Belcanto Rodolfo Celletti and of the Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra ICO della Magna Grecia, Giorgio d’Alonzo (harpsicord) / Ferdinando Sulla (conductor), Masseria Palesi, Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, Puglia, 28.7.2017. (VV)

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Piccinni’s Le Donne Vendicate (c) Festival della Valle d’Itria

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A Marvellous Anja Harteros Heads the Munich Andrea Chénier Cast

29/07/2017

Munich Opera Festival [7] – Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 28.7.2017. (JMI)

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Andrea Chenier © W. Hösl

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Michael Spyres, Diana Damrau and Olga Pudova Shine in Munich’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann

29/07/2017

Munich Opera Festival [6] – Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus / Constantin Trinks (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 27.7.2017. (JMI)

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Les Contes d’Hoffmann © W. Hösl

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Memorable Commemoration of the Russian Revolution at the Three Choirs Festival

29/07/2017

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Three Choirs Festival [4] – Shostakovich, Mozart: Katharine Fuge (soprano); Gillian Keith (soprano); Joshua Ellicott (tenor); Robert Rice (bass); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Worcester Cathedral, 28.7.2017. (JQ) Read more

Young Singers Excel at the Three Choirs Festival

28/07/2017

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Three Choirs Festival [3] – Dove, Fauré: Lorna Anderson (soprano); Nicholas Mulroy (tenor); Andrew Davies (baritone); Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir; Three Cathedral Choir Choristers; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Worcester Cathedral 27.7.2017. (JQ) Read more

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