Murder, Mystery and the Music Rules at Cambridge

22/07/2016

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Carlo Gesualdo, Breaking the Rules: The Marian Consort [Rory McCleery (director, countertenor), Katie Trethewey, Gwendolin Martin (soprano), Guy Cutting, Ashley Turnell (tenor), Nick Ashby (bass)], Wezi Elliot (lute), Cambridge Summer Music Festival 2016,  Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge. 18.7.16. (MH)

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Gerald Kyd (Gesualdo) in Breaking the Rules
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Berlin Experiences Best of All Worlds in Bernstein Operetta

27/09/2014

 Leonard Bernstein, Candide (comic operetta in 2 acts): Staatsopernchor, Staatskapelle Berlin/Wayne Marshall (conductor), Schiller Theater, Berlin, Sunday 21st September 2014 (MC)

Candide, Staatsoper Berlin © Clärchen und Matthias Baus (1)

Candide, Staatsoper Berlin © Clärchen und Matthias Baus

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Audience Cheers as Fischer and Berlin’s Konzerthausorchester Raise the Roof

25/09/2014

 Berlin Musikfest 2014 – J. S. Bach, György Ligeti, Gustav Mahler: Vocalconsort Berlin, Konzerthausorchester Berlin / Iván Fischer (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin 21.9.14 (MC)

Iván Fischer © Marco Borggreve

Iván Fischer © Marco Borggreve

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London Symphony Orchestra Gives Good Account of Itself in Berlin

25/09/2014

 Berlin Musikfest 2014 – Mendelssohn, Schumann, Radovan Vlatković, Timothy Jones, Angela Barnes, Jonathan Lipton (horns), London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Eliot Gardiner, (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 14.9.2014 (MC)
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Magri and Daza Rescue Berlin’s Bewildering La Traviata

25/09/2014

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Staatsopernchor, Staatskapelle Berlin/Domingo Hindoyan (conductor), Schiller Theatre, Berlin, 20.9.2014 (MC)

La Traviata Staatsoper Berlin © Ruth-Walz.jpg

La Traviata Staatsoper Berlin © Ruth-Walz.jpg

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Passion and Spontaneity from Rattle and Berlin Philharmonic

25/09/2014

 Musikfest Berlin 2014 – Schumann, Brahms : Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Rattle  Philharmonie, Berlin, 18.9.2014

Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle

Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle (c) Kai Bienert

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WDR Sinfonieorchester Impresses with its Professionalism and Enthusiasm

24/09/2014

 Berlin Musikfest 2014  – Wolfgang Rihm, Franz Schubert: Trio Jean Paul, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln JukkaPekka Saraste (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin 17.9.14 (MC)

Philharmonie, Musikfest Berlin, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln und Trio Jean Paul, Leitung: Jukka-Pekka Saraste, UA: Wolfgang Rihm, [(c) Kai Bienert

Philharmonie, Musikfest Berlin, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln und Trio Jean Paul, Leitung: Jukka-Pekka Saraste, UA: Wolfgang Rihm,
[(c) Kai Bienert

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Tchaikovsky Suite Takes the Honours in Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin Concert

24/09/2014

 Aribert Reimann, Schumann, Tchaikovsky: JeanFrédéric Neuburger (piano), Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Tugan Sokhiev, Berlin Musikfest 2014, Philharmonie, Berlin 16.9.14 (MC)

Das Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin spielt am 6.12.2009 in der Berliner Philharmonie - wŠhrend des Konzerts wird eine Protestnote gegen den geplanten Zusammenschluss von RSB und DSO protestiert. Read more

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