Old and New Combine in Rossini’s Barber to Give a Very Enjoyable Evening.

12/11/2015

Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North / Stuart Stratford (conductor), The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, 10.11.2015. (RJF)

Seville

Opera North’s The Barber of Seville (c) Stephen Vaughan

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Terry Gilliam’s Benvenuto Cellini Triumphs at the Liceu

11/11/2015

  Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, Liceu Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Josep Pons (conductor), Gran Theatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 10.11.2015 (JMI)

 

Cellini

Copyright: A. Bofill

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Handel’s Tamerlano: Well Sung and Played but Lacking in Drama

11/11/2015

  Handel: Il Pomo d’Oro/Maxim Emelyanychev (conductor), Barbican Hall, London 10.11.2015 (CS) Read more

NEW! 2016 UK Tour Dates for Carlos Acosta’s A Classical Farewell

11/11/2015

Carlos Acosta – A Classical Selection

London Coliseum, St. Martin’s Lane, WC2N

Tuesday 8 – Sunday 13 December 2015

Performances: Tues – Sat at 7.30pm, Sun at 5pm

Tickets: £19 – £90

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Lumbering Ravel and a Plodding Eroica from the Israel Philharmonic

10/11/2015

 Bardanashvili, Ravel, Beethoven: Israel Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 8.11.2015 (HS) Read more

Three Days, Three Thought-Provoking Concerts

10/11/2015

    Mozart, Wernick, and Debussy: Philadelphia Chamber Music Society–Juilliard String Quartet, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 6.11.2015 (BJ)

Mozart: String Quartet in C major, K. 465
Wernick: String Quartet No. 9 (world premiere, PCMS commission)
Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10

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Despite High Musical Values Calixto Bieito does not Feel The Force at the London Coliseum

10/11/2015

Verdi, The Force of Destiny: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor). London Coliseum, London. 9.11.2015. (JPr)

Andrew Shore (Melitone), right, in The Force Of Destiny by Verdi @ London Coliseum. An English National Opera Production. (Opening 07-11-15) ©Tristram Kenton 11/15 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550  Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Andrew Shore (Melitone), right, in ENO’s The Force Of Destiny
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The Chilingirian Quartet Start to Commemorate the UK’s First Bartók Quartet Cycle

10/11/2015

 Mozart, Bartók, Beethoven: Chilingirian Quartet (Levon Chilingirian & Ronald Birks [violin], Susie Méráros [viola], Stephen Orton [cello]), Kings Place, London, 8.11.2015. (CS) Read more

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