Salzburg Festival (4): Shostakovich a Poor Substitute for Birtwistle in Salzburg

24/08/2013

 Salzburg Festival (4) – Fauré, Shostakovich, Birtwistle, and Brahms: Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gérard Caussé (viola), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Nicholas Angelich (piano). Groβer Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 22.8.2013 (MB) Read more

PROM (53):Nézet-Séguin and the Rotterdam Philharmonic in an Uneven Prom

23/08/2013

 Prom 53, Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Prokofiev, Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 22.8.2013. (JPr)

Prom 53 (c) BBC Chris Christodoulou

Prom 53 (c) BBC Chris Christodoulou

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Edinburgh Festival (14):Bostridge Recital Deserved More Intimate Venue

23/08/2013

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 Edinburgh International Festival 2013 (14) – Ives, Brahms, Schumann: Ian Bostridge (tenor), Lars Vogt (piano), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 22.8.2013. (SRT)

Ian Bostridge1 (c) Ben Ealovegag

Ian Bostridge1 (c) Ben Ealovegag

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Edinburgh Festival (12):Responsive Playing from Chamber Orchestra of Europe

23/08/2013

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 Edinburgh International Festival 2013 (12) – Strauss, Mozart, Beethoven: Chamber of Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Usher Hall, 16.08.2013 (SRT) Read more

PROM 52: An Eclectic and Interesting Prom from Sakari Oramo

22/08/2013

 Prom 52, Param Vir, Sibelius, Bantock, Elgar, Lisa Batiasvili (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 21. 8. 2013 (CG)

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Prom 52 The BBC Symphony Orchestra Bantock’s Celtic Symphony for strings and six harps
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Salzburg Festival (3):Gielen’s Extraordinary Mahler

22/08/2013

 Salzburg Festival (3) – Mahler: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg, Michael Gielen (conductor). Groβes Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 21.8.2013 (MB) Read more

Mostly Mozart (8): A Subtle Homage to the Child Mozart with Toy Pianos

22/08/2013

 Mostly Mozart (8): Phyllis Chen, Carla Kihlstedt: Phyllis Chen (piano and toy piano), Carla Kihlstedt (vocals and violin), International Contemporary Ensemble, Clark Studio, Lincoln Center, New York City. 17.8.2013 (DS) Read more

PROM 51: Ian Bostridge, Daniel Harding and the LSO Honour Sir Colin Davis

21/08/2013

 PROM 51, Tippett, Britten, Elgar, Ian Bostridge (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding (conductor). 20.8. 2013, Royal Albert Hall, London (CG)

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Ian Bostridge
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