Nardone and the Three Choirs Reveal the Wonders of Bach’s Masterpiece

31/07/2014

 Three Choirs Festival (5)  Bach, Mass in B minor: Ruth Holton (soprano), Mhairi Lawson (soprano), William Towers (countertenor), Andrew Tortise (tenor), Ben Bevan (bass), Three Cathedral Choirs, Academy of Ancient Music / Peter Nardone (conductor), The Cathedral, Worcester, 29.7.2014. (RJ) Read more

Juraj Valčuha and Mahler Take the Three Choirs by Storm

29/07/2014

 Three Choirs Festival (4) Mahler. Katherine Broderick (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Juraj Valčuha (conductor), Worcester Cathedral, 28.7.2014 (JQ)
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Bayreuth Festival 2014 (2): Rustic, Russian and Revolutionary Settings for Walküre

29/07/2014

 Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Kirill Petrenko  (conductor),  Bayreuth, 28.4.2014.

End of Act I Anja Kampe and Johan Botha c Enrico Nawrath

End of Act I Anja Kampe and Johan Botha c Enrico Nawrath

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Bayreuth Festival 2014 (1) Castorf’s Texan Rheingold Sounds Excellent

28/07/2014

 Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Bayreuth, Germany. 27.7.2014.

Das Rheingold Photo  credit Enrico Nawrath/ Bayreuth Festival

Das Rheingold
Photo credit Enrico Nawrath/ Bayreuth Festival

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A Spirited and Convincing Performance of Dvořák’s Stabat Mater at the Three Choirs Festival

28/07/2014

 Three Choirs Festival (3) Dvorák:  Eleanor Dennis (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Paul Nilon (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Bowen (conductor), Worcester Cathedral, 27.7.2014 (JQ)

Dvorák – Stabat Mater 

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The Three Choirs Festival Commemorates the Great War with War Requiem

27/07/2014

 Three Choirs Festival (2)  Katherine Broderick (soprano), James Oxley (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Choristers of the Three Cathedral Choirs, Festival Chorus. Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Nardone (conductor), Worcester Cathedral, 26.7.2014 (JQ)
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The Great War Commemorated in a Superb Recital by Roderick Williams and Gary Matthewman

27/07/2014

 Three Choirs Festival (1) Roderick Williams (baritone), Gary Matthewman (piano), Huntingdon Hall, Worcester, 26.7.2014 (JQ)
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