Varied Musical Entertainments in Cercles from Itinéraire Baroque

02/08/2019

Itinéraire Baroque [2]: Baroque en Cercles: Église Abbatiale Saint-Cybard de Cercles, France, 26.7.2019. (CC)

Alberto Rasi and Lorenzo Bassotto © Jean-Michel Bale

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Nézet-Séguin and BRSO Conquer in Elegant Beethoven and Searing Shostakovich at the Proms

02/08/2019

BBC Prom 15 – Beethoven and Shostakovich: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.7.2019. (CSa)

BRSO and Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Enterprising Grimeborn Opera Festival Showcases an Intimate Das Rheingold

02/08/2019

Grimeborn Opera Festival 2019 [1] – Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, The Orpheus Sinfonia / Peter Selwyn (conductor). Arcola Theatre, London, 31.7.2019. (JPr)

Grimeborn Opera Festival’s Das Rheingold (c) Lidia Crisafulli

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A Glorious Prom by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

02/08/2019

BBC PROM 17 – Sibelius, Prokofiev & R. Strauss: Gil Shaham (violin), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Yannick Nézet‐Séguin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.7.2019. (CS)

Gil Shaham (c) C Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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An Engrossing Three Choirs Festival Recital by Roderick Williams and Susie Allan

02/08/2019

Three Choirs Festival [10] – Various composers: Roderick Williams (baritone), Susie Allan (piano), Cheltenham College Theatre, Cheltenham, 1.8.2019. (JQ)

Roderick Williams & Susie Allan (c) Will Corder

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Papagena Bring Bewitching Sound and Zestful Entertainment to the Three Choirs Festival

01/08/2019

Three Choirs Festival [9] – Nuns and Roses: Papagena (Elizabeth Drury, Abbi Temple, Suzzie Vango [sopranos], Suzie Purkis, Sarah Tennant-Flowers [altos]) St Mary de Crypt Church, Gloucester 31.7.2019. (JQ)

Papagena

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Ton Koopman and Klaus Mertens Open Baroque Itinéraire 2019

01/08/2019

Itinéraire Baroque [1]: Opening Concert – Bach and his Successors: Klaus Mertens (baritone), Ton Koopman (harpsichord). Église Abbatiale Saint-Cybard de Cercles, France, 25.7.2019. (CC)

Ton Koopman and Klaus Mertens © Jean-Michel Bale

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Three Choirs Festival Gives a Belated Handel Première – with a Mendelssohnian Twist

01/08/2019

Three Choirs Festival [8] – Handel/Mendelssohn: Susanna Fairbairn (soprano), Rebecca Afonwy Jones (mezzo-soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Stuart Jackson (tenor), James Newby (bass), Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Geraint Bowen (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 31.7.2019. (JQ)

Israel in Ägypten at the Three Choirs Festival (c) Michael Whitefoot

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