2017 Quincena Musical Ends with a Successful Verdi Requiem Led by a Promising Young Conductor

28/08/2017

Verdi, Messa da Requiem: Orfeón Donostiarra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg / Gustavo Gimeno (conductor), Kursaal, San Sebastián, 26.8.2017. (JMI)
Verdi’s Requiem © I. Ibáñez

Verdi’s Requiem © I. Ibáñez

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Historical Echoes in Cargill and BBCSO’s 70th Anniversary Song-Fest

28/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 (14) – 70th Anniversary Celebration Concert: Karen Cargill (mezzo), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Usher Hall, 27.8.2017. (SRT)

Karen Cargill © K K Dundas

Karen Cargill © K K Dundas

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Respighi and Verdi’s Quiet Moments Come Alive in Chailly’s Hands

28/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [13] – Verdi, Respighi: Edinburgh Festival Chorus (dir. Christopher Bell), Filarmonica della Scala / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Usher Hall, 27.8.2017. (SRT)

Filarmonica della Scala © Silvia Lelli

Filarmonica della Scala © Silvia Lelli

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Chailly’s Varied Orchestral Set Brilliantly Showcases Filarmonica della Scala’s Talents

28/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [12] – Enescu, Bartók, Shostakovich: Julian Rachlin (viola), Filarmonica della Scala / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Usher Hall, 26.8.2017. (SRT)

Filarmonica della Scala © Silvia Lelli

Filarmonica della Scala © Silvia Lelli

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Prosaic Planets Offset by Dazzling Hadelich

28/08/2017

 Dvořák, Holst: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Blossom Festival Chorus/Robert Porco (director), The Cleveland Orchestra / Cristian Măcelaru (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH. 26.8.2017. (MSJ) Read more

Exploring the Fringe’s Atmospheric Folk Scene and 12 Classical Humourists

26/08/2017

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 [4] – Various venues, 25.8.2017. (SRT)

Elsa Jean McTaggart, Surgeon Hall

WHYTE, Fairich: Live, Scottish Storytelling Centre

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Chailly Brings La Scala Philharmonic to Make Impressive Debut at Lucerne Festival

26/08/2017

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Lucerne Festival [1] – Brahms, Respighi: La Scala Philharmonic / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 24.8.2017. (JR)

Leonidas Kavakos Photo: Marco Borggreve

Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve

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Duelling Orchestras: Gergiev conducts Mariinsky and RSNO in 21st-Century Symphonic Fare

25/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [11] – Prokofiev, Britten, Shostakovich: Mariinsky Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Usher Hall, 23.8.2017. (SRT)

Valery Gergiev © Alberto Venzago

Valery Gergiev © Alberto Venzago

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