Fidelio at Edinburgh(4): A Worthy Musical Performance Compromised by a Dog’s Breakfast Production

13/08/2013

 

 

 

 

 Edinburgh International Festival 2013 (4) – Beethoven: Fidelio Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opéra de Lyon, Kazushi Ono (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 12.8.2013 (SRT)

Fidelio 1, photo by Bertrand Stofleth

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An Outstanding, Visceral Billy Budd at Glyndebourne

13/08/2013

Britten: Billy Budd. Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) Glyndebourne 10.8.2013 (RB)

Billy Budd-Photo Richard Hubert Smith

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PROM 37:The Urban Classic Prom: But Was It Really a Meeting of Classical and Urban Music?

12/08/2013

 PROM 37: Urban Classic Prom: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jules Buckley (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2013 (GDn)

© Josep Aznar_NORMA DE BELLINI_

(L-R) Lady Leshurr, Maverick Sabre, Jacob Banks, Jules Buckley, Wretch 32 and Laura Mvula
PHOTO: BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Aspen’s Peter Grimes an Unalloyed Triumph

07/08/2013

 Aspen Music Festival (7): Britten, Soloists, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, Colorado. 27.7.2013 (HS) Read more

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