At the Montréal Chamber Music Festival, Transcendence from Brott and Lisiecki

26/06/2017

Bach, Beethoven, Chopin: Denis Brott (cello), Jan Lisiecki (piano), Pollack Hall, McGill University, Montréal, 13.6.2017. (LV)

Jan Liesecki and Denis Brott (Photo: Victor Brott)

Jan Liesecki and Denis Brott (c) Victor Brott

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Lise Davidsen is Imperious in Katharina Thoma’s Comic and Profound Ariadne auf Naxos

26/06/2017

Glyndebourne Festival 2017 [1] – Richard Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Cornelius Meister (conductor). Glyndebourne, East Sussex. 25.6.2017. (JPr)

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Lise Davidsen (Prima Donna/Ariadne) & Nicholas Folwell (Major-Domo) (c) Robert Workman

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s CBSO make Petrushka ‘Snap and Fizz’

26/06/2017

Aldeburgh Festival [2] – Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky: Trio Isimsiz (Michael Petrov, cello; Erdem Misirlioglu, piano; Pablo Hernan Benedi, violin); City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Aldeburgh Music Festival, 18.6.2017. (CF) Read more

Garsington Opera’s Provocative and Compelling Staging of Pelléas et Mélisande

20/06/2017

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Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists, Philharmonia Orchestra & Garsington Opera Chorus / Jac van Steen, Garsington Opera, Wormsley, 18.6.2017. (CR)

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Mélisande (Andrea Carroll) In Pelléas et Mélisande (c) Clive Barda

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Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A Concert Hall Celebration

18/06/2017

Aldeburgh Festival 2017 [1} – Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Soloists, Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra / Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), The Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Suffolk 12.6.2017. (MH)

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Aldeburgh Festtival 2017 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream (c) Hugo Glendinning

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Anthony Negus and Carmen Jakobi’s Tristan und Isolde at Longborough Excels Musically and Scenically

14/06/2017

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Anthony Negus (conductor), Longborough, 12.6.2017. (JPr)

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Lee Bisset (Isolde) & Peter Wedd (Tristan) in LFO’s Tristan und Isolde (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Handel’s Semele at Garsington: Unusual Production, Glorious Performance

07/06/2017

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Handel, Semele: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Jonathan Cohen (conductor), Garsington Opera at Wormsley, Buckinghamshire, 3.6.2017. (CR)

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Heidi Stober (Semele) and Christine Rice ( Juno) in Semele © Johan Persson

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Garsington Opera’s Rough-edged yet Consistent Interpretation of Le nozze di Figaro

06/06/2017

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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Douglas Boyd, Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 2.6.2017. (CR)

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Jennifer France (Susanna) & Joshua Bloom (Figaro) in Le nozze di Figaro (c) Mark Douet

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