Intimate Wagner and Mahler from Australian Chamber Orchestra

07/08/2016

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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 (1) – Wagner, Mahler: Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Stuart Skelton (tenor), Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 6.8.2016. (SRT) Read more

Bryan Hymel’s Disappointing Recital with His Wife Mars a Generally Pleasing Festival

06/08/2016

Various composers: Bryan Hymel and Irini Kyriakidou, Julius Drake (piano), Iglesia del Carmen, Peralada, 5.8.2016. (JMI)

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Bryan Hymel & Julius Drake © J Castro

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RPO under Dutoit Play Dvořák and Bartók Superbly

04/08/2016

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Prom 25 – Dvořák and Bartók: Alban Gerhardt (cello), Idikó Komlósi (mezzo-soprano), John Relyea (bass), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 3.8.2016. (AS)

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Ildikó Komlósi, Charles Dutoit and the RPO performing Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Aspen (9): A Weekend of Crowd-Pleasers, and Bolcom’s A Wedding

03/08/2016

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Debussy/Ravel, Lalo, Beethoven, Bolcom, J. Strauss Jr., R. Strauss, Brahms: Soloists; Aspen Chamber Orchestra and Aspen Festival Orchestra; Pietro Inkinen, Scott Terrell, and Tomáš Netopil (conductors). Benedict Music Tent and Wheeler Opera House. 29-31.7.2016. (HS) Read more

Aspen (8): Musical Detours: From the Renaissance to Prokofiev, From Ives via Piazzola

02/08/2016

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Schumann, Skryabin, Chen, Prokofiev, Needham, Fuchs, Stoltzer Nathan, Piazzola, Ives, Sweney, Lowry, Barthélemon, Root, Kialamark: Soloists, Aspen Festival Orchestra, William Kurnhardt (conductor), Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 26-28.7.2016. (HS) Read more

Exon Singers Celebrate Golden Jubilee with Extra Special Concert

31/07/2016

Bach, Vivaldi, Biber Scarlatti, Handel: The Exon Singers, The Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra, Richard Wilberforce, Sam Poppleton and David Hill (conductors). Jaymee Coonjobeeharry (flute), Katharine Fuge and Miranda Heldt (sopranos), Alan Horsey (organ), Jonathan Vaughn (harpsichord), Parish Church, Tavistock, 30.7.2016. (PRB)

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Exon Singers (c) Philip R Buttall

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With Mahler’s ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ the 2016 Three Choirs Festival Ends Magnificently

31/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (15) – Mahler: Hye-Youn Lee (soprano – Magna Peccatrix); Mary Plazas (soprano – Una poenitentium); Jennifer France (soprano – Mater gloriosa); Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano – Mulier Samaritana); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano – Mater Aegyptica); Peter Auty (tenor – Doctor Marianus); Gary Griffiths (bass – Pater ecstaticus); Stephan Loges (bass – Pater Profundus); Jonathan Hope (organ); Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir; Three Cathedral Choirs; Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 30.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

The Three Choirs and Philharmonia Celebrate Mozart’s Musical Legacy

31/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (14) – Mozart: Emma Johnson (clarinet)*, Alexandra Hutton (soprano), Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Nick Pritchard (tenor), John Savournin (bass), Three Cathedral Choirs, Philharmonia Orchestra / Simon Halsey (conductor), Three Choirs Festival, Cathedral, Gloucester, 28.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

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