Lucerne Festival (1): Nelsons Meets High Expectations in Mahler 5

23/08/2015

Lucerne Festival: Haydn, Mahler: The Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL)  20.8.2015 (JR) Read more

The Unhappy Deception at the Rossini Opera Festival

23/08/2015

Rossini Opera Festival (3):  L’Inganno Felice: Orchestra Sinfonica G Rossini, Conductor, Denis Vlasenko.  Stage Director, Graham Vick (his 1994 staging) with sets and costumes of Richard Hudson and Projections of Matthew Richardson.  Teatro Rossini, Pesaro 15.8.2015 (JB)

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L’Inganno Felice at the Rossini Opera Festival
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Christine Brewer Lavishes Affection on American Songs

22/08/2015

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Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (17) – Schubert, Clara Schumann, Joseph Marx, Strauss,  American composers:  Christine Brewer (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano), Queen’s Hall, 22.8.2015 (SRT) Read more

Flagship Mahler Dance Event from Ballet am Rhein

22/08/2015

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Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (16) – Mahler, Seven : Ballet am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg, Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Wen-Pin Chien (conductor), Playhouse, 20.8.2015 (SRT)

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Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf/Duisburg in Seven
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Leonskaja and Dutoit on Form in Mozart Shostakovich Prom

22/08/2015

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Debussy, Mozart,l Shostakovich: Elizabeth Leonskaja (piano), Royal Phiilharmonic Orchestra / Charles Dutoit (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.8.2015. (GD)

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Pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.22 in E flat major at the BBC Proms 2015
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Lighthearted A Capella Jazz on the Edinburgh Fringe

22/08/2015

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 (2) – The Oxford Gargoyles: C Venues, Edinburgh, 15.8.2015 (SRT) Read more

Aspen 14: Singing Prevails in Madcap Così

20/08/2015

 Aspen Music Festival (14): Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Jane Glover (conductor), James Robinson (director). Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado. 19.8.2015 (HS) Read more

Today’s Young People Enjoy Performing Sullivan’s Music

20/08/2015

 Gilbert & Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance: Soloists and Chorus of the Gilbert & Sullivan Festival Youth Production / Andrew Nicklin (Musical Director), Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate, 15.8.2015 (RJW)

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G&S Pirates of Penzance,br/>photo credit: Viv Hamilton

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