The Young Russian Alexandra Dovgan Opens Kazan’s International Rakhlin Music Festival

09/04/2019

Ninth International Rakhlin Music Festival – Mendelssohn, Mahler: Alexandra Dovgan (pianist), Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Saydeshev Hall, Kazan, 5.4.2019. (GT)

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Trio, C’est pas si grave Plays Piazzolla and Gershwin with Panache in Strasbourg

29/03/2019

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Festival Arsmondo Argentina [3] – Piazzolla, Gershwin: Trio, C’est pas si grave [Rafael Angster (bassoon), Thomas Kaufman (double bass), Cécile Steffanus (piano)], Auditorium of the Cité de la Musique et de la Danse, Strasbourg, 24 March 2019. (RP)

Cécile Steffanus (piano), Thomas Kaufman (double bass) & Rafael Angster (bassoon)
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Stunned Silence Prompted by Opéra national du Rhin’s Horrific and Powerful Beatrix Cenci

28/03/2019

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Festival Arsmondo Argentina [2] – Ginastera, Beatrix Cenci: Soloists, Chorus of the Opéra national du Rhin, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg / Marko Letonja (conductor), Opéra de Strasbourg, 23.3.2019. (RP)

Leticia de Altamirano (Beatrix Cenci) © Klara Beck

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Four Masters of the Tango Perform at Strasbourg’s Festival Arsmondo Argentina

27/03/2019

Festival Arsmondo Argentina [1] – Cuando sean las seis, Histoire d’un voyage: Armando Noguera (baritone), Diego Aubia (piano), Juan José Mosalini (bandonéon), Alejandro Schwarz (guitar), Opéra de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 22.3.2019. (RP)

Armando Noguera © Oskar Cecere

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In Oxford La Serenissima Make a Good Case for Vivaldi’s Fertile and Versatile Imagination

22/02/2019

Keble Early Music Festival [1] – Vivaldi: Adrian Chandler (director/violin), La Serenissima. Keble College Chapel, Oxford, 21.2.2019. (CR) Read more

Sladkovsky Conducts the TNSO in Diverse Repertoire at La Folle Journée de Nantes 2019

09/02/2019

 Grieg, Glazunov, Saint-Saëns, SarasateDiana Tischenko (violin), Alexander Malofeev (piano), Anastasia Kobekina (cello), Raquel Camarinha (soprano), Sirba Octet, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Nantes, 5.2.2019. (GT)

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Wide-Ranging New Music Festival Adds Luster to the Vancouver Symphony’s Centenary Celebrations

06/02/2019

2019 VSO New Music Festival: Nathalie Paulin (soprano), Vern Griffiths (percussion), New York Polyphony, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Otto Tausk (conductor), Orpheum Theatre and Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 16-19.1.2019. (GN)

The Vancouver Symphony’s ‘Day of Music’ (c) VSO

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NEW! Garsington Opera’s 2019 30th Anniversary Season

21/01/2019

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30th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: FOUR NEW PRODUCTIONS INCLUDING AN OFFENBACH PREMIERE

Garsington Opera’s 30th anniversary season will feature four new productions – the UK stage premiere of Offenbach’s Fantasio, Smetana’s The Bartered Bride, Mozart’s Don Giovanni and finally Britten’s The Turn of the ScrewThe season culminates with concert performances of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610, celebrating the start of a partnership with The English Concert.  The season runs from 29 May to 26 JulyRead more

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