Mahler, Zemlinsky, and Korngold at the Oxford Lieder Festival

25/10/2017

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Oxford Lieder Festival [3] – Gustav & Alma Mahler, Zemlinsky, Korngold: Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Eugene Asti (piano), St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford 20.10.2017. (CR) Read more

Strauss on the Silver Screen: OAE Accompany Wiene’s Cinematic Adaptation of Der Rosenkavalier

18/10/2017

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Oxford Lieder Festival [2] Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier (silent film): Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Thomas Kemp (conductor), Town Hall, Oxford 15.10.2017. (CR)

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Der Rosenkavalier (1926)

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A Suitably Unnerving and Mysterious Pierrot Lunaire from Privett and Shadwell Opera

17/10/2017

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Oxford Lieder Festival [1] Schoenberg: Alice Privett (soprano), Musicians of Shadwell Opera / Finnegan Downie Dear (conductor), New College Chapel, Oxford, 14.10.2017. (CR) Read more

NEW! English Music Festival in Yorkshire Lifts the Lid Off an English Treasury

10/10/2017

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Stanford, Ireland, Holst, Moeran, Alwyn, Delius, Howells, Milford, Vaughan Williams, W. S. Lloyd Webber, Cyril Scott, Fogg, Brian, Phibbs, Pantcheff, Bach, Butterworth, Orr, Somervell, Finzi, Armstrong Gibbs: Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin), Joseph Spooner (cello), Duncan Honeybourne (piano, organ), Rebeca Omordia (piano), Christopher Foster (bass), Kathryn Moseley (piano). The English Music Festival. St Andrew’s Church, Aysgarth, Leyburn, Yorkshire, 6-8.10.2017. (RBa) Read more

NEW! Opera Philadelphia’s Inaugural O17 Festival

08/10/2017

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A Modest Tribute to Opera Philadelphia’s Inaugural O17 Festival

This will not be a review in the usual acceptation of the term. My intention is merely to offer a modest tribute to Opera Philadelphia for the sense of burgeoning artistic enterprise it has shown in the six years since David Devan took over as general director. That progress has now been emphasized by O17, a two-week festival inaugurating the company’s 2017/18 presentations, and set to become a regular feature of coming seasons also. Read more

Women Triumph on a Stormy Night at the Barge

21/09/2017

Here and Now Festival: Soloists, Bargemusic, New York City. 2.9.2017. (DS) Read more

Outstanding Schoenberg and Mahler’s Fascinating Take on Beethoven at Musikfest Berlin

20/09/2017

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Musikfest Berlin [8] – Yun, Schoenberg, Nono, and Beethoven-Mahler: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Max Hopp (speaker: Fučik), Sven Philipp (speaker: Officer), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 17.9.2017. (MB)

Christian Tetzlaff with Vladimir Jurowski. Photo credit - Kai Bienert.

Christian Tetzlaff with Vladimir Jurowski (c) Kai Bienert

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A Welcome Centenary Tribute to Isang Yun at Musikfest Berlin

19/09/2017

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Musikfest Berlin [7] – Isang Yun 100 Chamber Concert: Martin Glück, Fang-Yu Chung, Laura Schreyer, Ziangchen Ji, Roswitha Staega (flutes), Birgit Schmieder (oboe), Clemens Linder, Sunyung Hwang (violin), Adele Bitter (cello), Holger Groschapp (piano). Kammermusiksaal, Philharmonie, Berlin, 17.9.2017. (MB) Read more

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