Sparkling and Vital Falstaff from Farnes and Philharmonia Orchestra

21/06/2018

Verdi, Falstaff: Soloists, Garsington Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Richard Farnes (conductor), Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 18.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Falstaff (c) Clive Barda

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A Seldom Performed Schubert Opera has its La Scala Premiere

20/06/2018

Schubert, Fierrabras: Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor), Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 19.6.2018. (JMI)

Fierrabras © Brescia/Amisano/Teatro alla Scala

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Trojan Women Brings Korean Storytelling and Greek Epic to the Wiener Festwochen

20/06/2018

Ong Keng Sen, Bae Sam-sik, Ahn Sook-sun, Jung Jae-il: Trojan Women. Soloists and chorus of the National Theater of Korea / National Changgeuk Company of Korea. Guest performance of the Wiener Festwochen at the Theater an der Wien, Vienna. 18.6.2018. (SS)

National Theater of Korea’s Trojan Women

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A Rather Disappointing Recital to Mark Peter Donohoe 65th Birthday

20/06/2018

Scriabin, Ravel, Mozart, Schubert: Peter Donohoe (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 18.6.2018. (CC)

Peter Donohoe © Sussie Ahlburg

Peter Donohoe © Sussie Ahlburg

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A Convincing Fidelio Returns to La Scala

20/06/2018

Beethoven, Fidelio: Teatro all Scala Orchestra and Chorus / Myung-Whun Chung (conductor), Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 18.6.2018. (JMI)

Fidelio. Credit: Brescia/Amisano, Teatro alla Scala

La Scala’s Fidelio (c) Brescia/Amisano/Teatro alla Scala

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Runnicles and Musicians Deliver Thrills in Zambello’s San Francisco Ring

19/06/2018

Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen: Soloists, Ian Robertson (chorus director), San Francisco Opera / Donald Runnicles (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 12-18.6.2018. (HS)

San Francisco Opera’s Das Rheingold (c) Cory Weaver

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A Delightful Gala in Paris Celebrating Gounod’s 200th Anniversary

19/06/2018

Gounod Gala: Elsa Dreisig, Jodie Devos (sopranos), Kate Aldrich (mezzo-soprano), Yosep Kang (tenor), Patrick Bolleire (bass), Olivier Latry (organ), Orchestre National de France / Jesko Sirvend (conductor). Auditorium of the Maison de la Radio France, Paris, France, 16.6.2018. (CC)

Jodie Devos (soprano) & Kate Aldrich (mezzo) (c) Palezzetto Bru Zane/Gaelle Astier-Perret.

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Matsuev and Sladkovsky’s World-class Rachmaninov at Kazan’s ‘White Lilacs’ Festival

19/06/2018

Gershwin, Rachmaninov: Denis Matsuev (piano), Andrey Ivanov (bass), Alexander Zinger (drums), Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Saideshev Concert Hall, Kazan, 16.6.2018. (GT)

Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Denis Matseuv (piano) & Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra

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