Paul Lewis’s Performance of the Emperor Concerto Refreshes the Spirits

26/07/2018

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BBC PROM 15Tansy Davies, Beethoven and Brahms: Paul Lewis (piano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Ben Gernon (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.7.2018. (AS)

Tansy Davies (c) Rikard Österlund

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Lightning Strikes Twice – The Glimmerglass Festival’s Cunning Little Vixen Is a Winner

26/07/2018

The Glimmerglass Festival [2] – Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus / Joseph Colaneri (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 21.7.2018. (RP)

 Joanna Latini (the Vixen) and Alyssa Martin (the Fox) with Lilly Grady, Catie LeCours and Maggie Stephens (their kits) in The Cunning Little Vixen © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Joanna Latini (the Vixen) & Alyssa Martin (the Fox)
with Lilly Grady, Catie LeCours & Maggie Stephens (their kits)
in The Cunning Little Vixen © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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Karina Canellakis leads the BBCSO in an Energy-fuelled Prom

26/07/2018

BBC PROM 12 – Beethoven, Shostakovich, Andrew Norman, Rachmaninov: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.7.2018. (CS)

Alisa Weilerstein (c) BBC / Sarah Jeynes

Alisa Weilerstein (c) BBC / Sarah Jeynes

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Much to Enjoy and to Provoke in The Fiery Angel

26/07/2018

Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [4] – Prokofiev, The Fiery Angel: Soloists, Dancers, Chorus of the Polish National Opera (chorus master: Miroslaw Janowski), Orchestre de Paris / Kazushi Ono (conductor). Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix, 15.7.2018. (MB)

The Fiery Angel © Pascal Victor / artcompress

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Kirill Petrenko and a Stellar Cast in the Munich Opera Festival’s Siegfried

26/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [5] – Wagner, Siegfried: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra/Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 24.7.2018. (JMI)

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

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Vaughan Williams Triumphs in a Generous Program

25/07/2018

Blossom Music Festival [3] – Prokofiev, Falla, Berlioz, Vaughan Williams, Mahler: Blossom Festival Chorus (Lisa Wong, director), Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran, Jahja Ling (conductors), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 21.7.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Glimmerglass Festival’s Barber of Seville Achieves Lift Off and Soars

25/07/2018

The Glimmerglass Festival [1] – Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus /Joseph Colaneri (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 20.7.2018. (RP)

Dale Travis (Doctor Bartolo) and Emily D’Angelo (Rosina) in The Barber of Seville © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Dale Travis (Doctor Bartolo) & Emily D’Angelo (Rosina) in The Barber of Seville
© Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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One of North of England’s Best Kept Secrets: ‘Summer Festival of Chamber Music’ at Paxton

24/07/2018

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Various composers, Music at Paxton – 2018 Summer Festival of Chamber Music: Paxton House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders. (MC) Read more

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