Vocal Disasters Mar the ROF’s La donna del lago

17/08/2016

ROF 3 – Rossini: La donna del lago Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Comunale of Bologna/Michele Mariotti (conductor). New production with Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège and dedicated to the memory of Gae Aulenti. Adriatic Arena, Pesaro, 11.8.2016. (JB)

Photo credit: studio Amati Bacciardi.

La donna del lago (c) Amati Bacciardi

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Das Rheingold with a Russian Flavour from Gergiev and Mariinsky Opera

16/08/2016

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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 (5) – Wagner, Das Rheingold (in concert): Mariinsky Opera/Valery Gergiev (conductor), Usher Hall, 15.8.2016. (SRT) Read more

Jades Bignamini Conducting Makes Ciro in Babilonia Bristle with Newfound Vitality

16/08/2016

Rossini: Ciro in Babilonia, Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Comunale of Bologna/Jader Bignamini (conductor), Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, 10.08.2016. (JB)

Credit: Studio Amati Bacciardi.

Credit: Studio Amati Bacciardi.

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Aspen (12): Percussion Tour de Force, Arresting Pianism, and a Buoyant Quartet

16/08/2016

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 Bazelon, Pereira, Kabelác, Wahlund, Ginastera, J.S. Bach/Brahms, Liszt, Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Tsontakis, Beethoven: Soloists, Daniil Trifonov (piano), American String Quartet. Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 8-10.8.2016. (HS) Read more

Speranza Scappucci’s Conducting of Il turco in Italia Impresses

15/08/2016

Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) (1) – Rossini, Il turco in ItaliaFilarmonica Gioachino Rossini/Speranza Scappucci (conductor), Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, 9.8.2016. (JB)

Photo Credit: Studio Amati Bacciardi.

Photo Credit: Studio Amati Bacciardi.

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Bravura Performance from Barenboim and West Eastern Divan Orchestra

15/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (7) – Widmann, Mozart, and Wagner: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 11.8.2016. (MB)

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim. Photo credit: Marco Borrelli.

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim. Photo credit: Marco Borrelli.

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Outstanding Mozart Performances from Barenboim and West Eastern Divan Orchestra

15/08/2016

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 Salzburg Festival (6) – Mozart: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 10.8.2016. (MB)

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim. Credit: Salzburger Festspiele - Marco Borrelli.

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim. Credit: Salzburger Festspiele – Marco Borrelli.

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Gardner Conducts First Rate Performance of The Apostles with Starry Cast

15/08/2016

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 EIF 2016 (4) – Elgar, The Apostles: Soloists, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, NYCoS National Girls’ Choir, Royal Conservatoire Voices, Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Edward Gardner (conductor), Usher Hall, 14.8.2016. (SRT)

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