Cinquecento and Jenny Högström Elevate the Early Music Festival’s First Week

12/08/2017

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Tallis, Tye, Byrd: Cinquecento [Terry Wey (countertenor), Achim Schultz (tenor), Tore Tom Denys (tenor), Tim Scott Whitely (baritone), Ulfried Staber (bass)], Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 2.8.2017. (GN)

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Dausgaard Excels in Strauss but why the ‘Slapdash Scurry’ in Schubert?

09/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [4] – Schubert, Schumann, Strauss: Sergei Babayan (piano), BBC SSO / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Usher Hall, 8.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

Aspen Music Festival (10): Breathtaking Hadelich Might Be Best of the Summer

09/08/2017

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Aspen Music Festival [10] – Martin, Liszt/Busoni, Brahms, Bedford, Shore, C. Brubeck, Rodrigo, Beethoven, Rouse: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra/Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble/Yves Abel (conductor), Aspen Festival Orchestra / Josh Weilerstein (conductor). Benedict Music Tent, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 4-6.8.2017. (HS) Read more

Tetzlaff and Andsnes Prove a Dynamic Duo in Mixed Festival Chamber Programme

08/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [3] – Janáček, Sibelius, Mozart, Shostakovich: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 7.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

Margherita d’Anjou at Festival della Valle d’Itria – a staging of historical interest

07/08/2017

Festival della Valle d’Itria [3] – Meyerbeer, Margherita d’Anjou: Soloists of the Festival della Valle d’Itria, Coro del Teatro Municipale di Piacenza, Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Palazzo Ducale, Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, Puglia, 2.8.2017. (VV)

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The Wonderful Experience of Itinéraire Baroque in the Heart of the Dordogne

07/08/2017

ITINÉRAIRE BAROQUE 2017: Baroque music festival in Périgord vert, France, 27-30.7.2017 (CC) Read more

Spirited Performances by Bronfman and the Oxford Philharmonic of Schumann & Brahms

07/08/2017

 Oxford Philharmonic’s Piano Festival [2] – Schumann & Brahms: Yefim Bronfman (piano); Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra/Marios Papadopoulos, Oxford Philharmonic Piano Festival, Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 6.8.2017. (CR) Read more

San Sebastian’s Quincena Musical Opens with Fidelio and Stuart Skelton’s Superb Florestan

07/08/2017

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Beethoven, Fidelio (concert performance): Orfeón Donostiarra, BBC Philharmonic / Juanjo Mena (conductor), Kursaal, San Sebastian, 4.8.2017. (JMI)

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