Aspen 3: Trifonov’s Chopin Tribute, a Sublime Emerson Quartet, and a Rossini Favorite

15/07/2018

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Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [3]

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Opera Holland Park Gives a Fine UK Premiere of Mascagni’s Isabeau

15/07/2018

Mascagni, Isabeau (UK premiere): Soloists. Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Francesco Cilluffo (conductor). Opera Holland Park, Kensington, London, 14.7.2018. (CC)

Anne Sophie Duprels (Isabeau) in OHP’s Isabeau © Ali Wright

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The Liceu Opera Season Comes to a Close with Donizetti’s La favorite

15/07/2018

Donizetti, La favorite: Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / Patrick Summers (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 11 & 13.7.2018. (JMI)

La favorite © A. Bofill

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Alan Privett’s Production of Ariadne is Another Huge Longborough Success

15/07/2018

Longborough Festival Opera 2018 [2] – Richard Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists and Orchestra of Longborough Festival Opera / Anthony Negus (conductor), Longborough, 13.7.2018. (CP)

LFO’s Ariadne auf Naxos (c) Matthew Williams-Ellis

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Aspen 2: Gypsy Fun from Finckel and Han

14/07/2018

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 Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [2]
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A Joyous Tanglewood Concert for Dark Times

14/07/2018

2018 Tanglewood – Brahms and Shostakovich: Rudoph Buchbinder (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA, 8.7.2018. (CSa)  

Tanglewood 2018 – BSO, Andris Nelsons (conductor) & Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) (c) Hilary Scott

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A Spectacular Audio-Visual New Work Helps to Launch the 2018 BBC Proms

14/07/2018

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Prom 1 – Knussen, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Meredith: National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.7.2018. (CC)

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The First Night of the Proms featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble,
National Youth Choir of Great Britain & Sakari Oramo (conductor) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Sonya Yoncheva is Outstanding in her Debut as Imogene in Il pirata

13/07/2018

Bellini, Il pirata: Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus / Riccardo Frizza (conductor), Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 12.7.2018. (JMI)

Sonia Yoncheva in Il pirata (c) Brescia-Amisano

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