Falstaff Starts Off English Music Festival’s 10th Birthday Celebration

28/05/2016

Parry, Lewis, Matthews, Delius, Coleridge-Taylor, Vaughan Williams: BBC Concert Orchestra/Martin Yates (conductor), Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, 27.5.2016. (RJ)

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Steinbacher Captivates and Janowski Impresses In Dresden’s Frauenkirche

27/05/2016

Druck Dresden Music Festival 2016 – Vaughan Williams, Chausson, Bruckner: Arabella Steinbacher (violin), WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln/Marek Janowski – Frauenkirche, Dresden, 20.5.2016 (MC)

Marek Janowski, photo Reinhold Möller

Marek Janowski (c) Reinhold Möller

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Birdsong and Beethoven in Dresden’s Grand Garden Palace

23/05/2016

 

Druck Bernard Fort, Olivier Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Palais im Grosser Garten, Dresden,  15.5.2016. (MC)

Beethoven, Kavakos Beethovenzyklus 1: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Enrico Pace (piano),  Palais im Grosser Garten, Dresden, 16.5.2016. (MC)

Bernard Fort – 13 Preludes au Catalogue d’oiseaux
Olivier MessiaenCatalogue d’oiseaux, books 1-7

Beethoven – Violin Sonatas: No. 2, Op 12/2; No. 3, Op. 12/3; No. 6, Op. 30/1; No. 7, Op. 30/2 Read more

Getting In The Mood on a Jazzy German Bank Holiday Weekend

22/05/2016

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‘Time of Swing’ ‘In the Mood A Tribute to Glen Miller’: Andrej Hermlin and his Swing Dance Orchestra with Finn Wiesner, The Skylarks with Viola Manigk, Semperoper, Dresden, 15.5.2016. (MC)

‘Jazz Meets Classics’ – Till Brönner (trumpet, flugelhorn), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet, flugelhorn), Stephan Braun (cello), Dieter Ilg (bass) & Gil Goldstein (keyboards, accordion), Semperoper, Dresden, 16.5.2016 (MC)

Andrej Hermlin and his Swing Dance Orchestra, photo Uwe Hauth

Andrej Hermlin and his Swing Dance Orchestra (c) Uwe Hauth

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Concert Draws Out Similarities and Contrasts between Composers Vasks and Metcalf

22/05/2016

Vale of Glamorgan Festival 5 – Vasks, Metcalf: Maxim Rysanov (viola), Alice Neary (cello), members of BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Edwin Outwater (conductor), Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 20.5.2016. (PCG) Read more

Impressive Chipping Campden Debut for Faust and Bezuidenhout

22/05/2016

Bach: Isabelle Faust (violin), Kristian Bezuidenhout (harpsichord), Chipping Campden International Music Festival, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 20.5.2016. (RJ) Read more

Singing of Distinction from Kristine Opolais in Dresden

20/05/2016

Druck Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2016 – Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov:  Kristine Opolais (soprano), Concertgebouw Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Semperoper, Dresden, 13.5.2016. (MC)

Bychkov Semyon: photo credit - Sheila Rock.

Semyon Bychkov (c) Sheila Rock.

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Danish Ensemble Celebrates 70th Birthdays of Metcalf and Vasks

19/05/2016

Vale of Glamorgan Festival 4 – Metcalf, Penderecki, Vasks: Ensemble MidtVest, All Saints Church, Penarth, 18.5.2016. (PCG) Read more

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