Fine Singing in Atrocious Production of Die Liebe der Danae

14/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (5) – Strauss, Die Liebe der Danae: Soloists, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 8.8.2016. (MB)

Krassimira Stoyanova as Danae with dancers. Photograph courtest of the Salzburger Festspiele.

Krassimira Stoyanova as Danae with dancers. Photograph courtest of the Salzburger Festspiele.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Cabaret Roundup

13/08/2016

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Various: Edinburgh, August 2016. (ST)

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An Authentic B Minor Mass Propelled by the Choruses

11/08/2016

 Vancouver Bach Festival – Bach: Yulia Van Doren and Shannon Mercer (soprano), Krisztina Szabó and Laura Pudwell (mezzo-soprano), Charles Daniels and Philippe Gagné (tenor), Christian Immler and Sumner Thompson (bass), Les Voix Baroques, Arion Baroque Orchestra, Alexander Weimann (conductor), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 5.8.2016. (GN)

Alexander Weimann directs Bach Mass in B Minor at the Chan Centre, which was part of the Vancouver Early Music Bach Festival. Photo courtesy of Jan Gates.

Bach Mass in B Minor part of the Vancouver Early Music Bach Festival (c) Jan Gates

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Subdued Mahler and Dignified Bruckner from Vienna Philharmonic

10/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (4) – Pärt, Mahler, and Bruckner: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 7.8.2016. (MB) Read more

Conducting Prizewinner Prior Gives Confident Performance with Camerata Salzburg

10/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (3) – Nørgard, Mozart, Sibelius, and Prokofiev: Elbenita Kajtazi (soprano), Camerata Salzburg, Alexander Prior (conductor). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 7.8.2016. (MB) Read more

Prom Focus Falls on Dutilleux in Salonen Concert

10/08/2016

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Prom 32 – Schoenberg, Dutilleux, Mahler:  David Wilson-Johnson (narrator); Joshua Albuquerque, Matthew Gillam, Lucas Pinto (trebles); Philharmonia Voices (men’s voices); Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen. Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.8.2016. (CC) Read more

Aspen (11): Gypsies, Paganini, and Saariaho Inspire Vivid Programs

09/08/2016

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Sibelius, Saariaho, Vivaldi, Tan Dun, Boccherini, Montaña, Shore, Rodrigo, Granados, Falla, Chabrier, Rachmaninoff, Lutoslawski, Brahms/Schoenberg: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra, Pacifica Quartet, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Robert Spano and Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductors). Benedict Music Tent and Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 5-7.8.2016. (BH) Read more

2016 Salzburg Festival Celebrates 90th Birthdays of Cerha and Kurtág

09/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (2) – Cerha, Kurtág, and Webern: Natalia Zagorinskaya (soprano), Klangforum Wien / Sylvain Cambreling (conductor). Kollegienkirche, Salzburg, 6.8.2016. (MB) Read more

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