Carducci Discern Link between Ravel and Howells

27/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (6) – Howells, Ravel, Schubert: Carducci Quartet [Matthew Denton, Michelle Fleming (violins), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), Emma Denton (cello)]. St Barnabas’ Church, Tuffley, Gloucester, 26.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

Stile Antico Explore How Secular Tunes Inspired Liturgical Music

26/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (5) – Anon, Dufay, Monteverdi/Coppini, Clemens non Papa, Josquin, Taverner, Morales. Gombert, Lassus Stile Antico, Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral. 25.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

Sir Willard White’s Resonant Elijah at the Three Choirs Festival

26/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (4) – Mendelssohn: Eleanor Dennis (soprano); Susan Bickley (contralto); Peter Auty (tenor); Sir Willard White (bass-baritone); Rupert O’Sullivan (Treble); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra/Peter Nardone (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 25.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

The premiere of Philip Lancaster’s Challenging War Passion

25/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (3) Howells, Lancaster: Anna Gillingham (soprano); Juliet Curnow (mezzo-soprano); Peter Harris (tenor); James Geidt (baritone); St Cecilia Singers; Bristol Ensemble/Jonathan Hope (conductor). Cirencester Parish Church, 24.7.2016. (JQ) Read more

Young Tenor Saves the Day at the Three Choirs Festival

24/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (2) Parry, Elgar: Clare Rutter (soprano); Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano); Magnus Walker (tenor); Ashley Riches (bass); Jonathan Hope (organ);Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra/Adrian Partington (conductor), Gloucester Cathedral, 23.7. 2016. (JQ)

18-year-old tenor Magnus Walker (c) Ash Mills

18-year-old tenor Magnus Walker (c) Ash Mills

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Aspen (6): Mixed Results from the Emerson Quartet, but Abduraimov Is a Pianist to Reckon With

24/07/2016

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Haydn, Berg, Brahms, Purcell, Berlioz, Beethoven, Bellini, Thomas, Chopin, Schubert, Prokofiev: Soloists, Emerson String Quartet, Behzod Abduraimov (piano), Harris Hall, Aspen, Colorado. 19-21.7.2016. (HS) Read more

An Engaging and Superbly Executed Recital from James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook

23/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (1) – Berlioz, Ravel, Schumann, Wolf, Mahler, Gurney, Warlock: James Gilchrist (tenor), Anna Tilbrook (piano), St Barnabas Church, Tuffley, Gloucester, 23.7.2016. (JQ) Read more

Murder, Mystery and the Music Rules at Cambridge

22/07/2016

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Carlo Gesualdo, Breaking the Rules: The Marian Consort [Rory McCleery (director, countertenor), Katie Trethewey, Gwendolin Martin (soprano), Guy Cutting, Ashley Turnell (tenor), Nick Ashby (bass)], Wezi Elliot (lute), Cambridge Summer Music Festival 2016,  Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge. 18.7.16. (MH)

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Gerald Kyd (Gesualdo) in Breaking the Rules
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