Kim Delivers Nuanced and Memorable Beethoven and Liszt at Oxford Piano Festival

06/08/2017

Oxford Philharmonic Piano Festival [1] – Beethoven, Liszt: Sunwook Kim (piano), Oxford Philharmonic Piano Festival. Holywell Music Room, Oxford 4.8.2017. (CR) Read more

Anniversary Celebrations Underway with Lively SCO Accounts of Haydn and Mendelssohn

06/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [1] – Haydn & Mendelssohn, The Opening Concert: Dorothea Röschmann & Emma Bell (sopranos), Werner Güra (tenor), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Usher Hall, 5.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

A Bollywood Orfeo ed Euridice Showcases Longborough Festival Opera’s Young Artists

05/08/2017

Longborough Festival Opera’s Young Artists Production – Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice: Young Artists and Orchestra / Jeremy Silver (conductor). King’s College London’s Greenwood Theatre, London, 4.8.2017. (JPr)

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Hanna-Liisa Kirchin (Orfeo) in LFO’s Orfeo ed Euridice (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Ludus Baroque’s Bach at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is a Thrilling Journey

05/08/2017

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 [1] – Bach, B Minor Mass: Ludus Baroque, Canongate Kirk, 3.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

Joyce El-Khoury’s Violetta Heads Strong Cast for a Tremendous Glyndebourne La traviata

04/08/2017

2017 Glyndebourne Festival [3] – Verdi La traviata: Soloists; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra / Stefan Soltész. Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Lewes, Sussex, 1.8.2017. (CC)

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Atalla Ayan (Alfredo) & Joyce El-Khoury (Violetta) in La traviata (c) Robbie Jack

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Festival della Valle d’Itria’s Orlando Furioso: musical and visual magic

02/08/2017

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Festival della Valle d’Itria [2] – Vivaldi, Orlando Furioso: Soloists and Chorus of the Festival della Valle. I Barocchisti / Diego Fasolis (conductor), Palazzo Ducale, Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, Puglia. 31.7.2017. (VV)

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Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso (c) Festival della Valle d’Itria

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Aspen Music Festival (8): Impressive Singing, and a World Premiere Concerto

02/08/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [8] – Beethoven, Mahler, Schumann, Reich, Cerrone, Kellogg, Schubert, Berg, Theofanidis, Fletcher, Tilson Thomas, Björk/Ek, Stravinsky: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra/Markus Stenz (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble / Timothy Weiss (conductor), Benedict Music Tent, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 28-30.7.2017. (HS) Read more

Petrenko Impresses at Cleveland’s Summer Festival

02/08/2017

Mozart, Rachmaninoff: David Fray (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 29.7.2017. (MSJ) Read more

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