Phantasm Provide a Fantastic Lunchtime Treat

23/05/2017

Lawes, Locke: Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Phantasm/Laurence Dreyfus (director/treble viol), Emilia Benjamin (treble viol), Jonathan Manson (treble viol), Markku Luolajan-Mikkola (bass viol), Wigmore Hall, London, 22.5.2017 (CS)

(c) Marco Borggreve

(c) Marco Borggreve

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A Fine Performance of Jephtha

22/05/2017

HandelJephtha: Soloists, Holst Singers, Academy of Ancient Music / Stephen Layton (conductor), St John’s Smith Square, London, 20.5.2017. (CC) Read more

‘Thrillingly Heroic’: Welsh-Language Opera Y Tŵr’s Underplays the Symbolism but the Performances Impress

22/05/2017

Guto Puw, Y Tŵr [The Tower] – first performance: Music Theatre Wales Ensemble / Richard Baker (conductor), Vale of Glamorgan Festival, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, 19.5.2017. (PCG)

 Female - Caryl Hughes; Male - Gwion Thomas; Photo credit - Clive Barda.

Y Tŵr Caryl Hughes (Female) Gwion Thomas (Male) (c) Clive Barda

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BBCSSO provide Guilty Pleasures in un-HIP Haydn and Kaleidoscopic Mahler

22/05/2017

Haydn, Mahler: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 21.5.2017. (SRT) Read more

Uncanny Concept, Outstanding Execution: RSNO’s live soundtrack for Amadeus Screening

22/05/2017

Amadeus Live: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, RSNO Chorus / Ludwig Wicki (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 19.5.2017. (SRT) Read more

Swedish RSO and Harding End European Tour in Zurich on High Note

22/05/2017

Dvořák, Brahms: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 21.5.2017. (JR)

Daniel Harding: Credit - Luca Piva 2010.

Daniel Harding (c) Luca Piva

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A Look at Matthew Bourne’s Early Work

22/05/2017

Various composers, Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures: Dancers of Sir Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, 20.05.2017. (JRo)

Town and Country. Credit: Casey Kringlen.

Matthew Bourne’s Town and Country (c) Casey Kringlen

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Mikhail Svetlov’s Human, Witty and Wonderful King Dodon in New Opera NYC’s Golden Cockerel

21/05/2017

Rimsky-Korsakov, Golden Cockerel: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra, New Opera NYC / J. David Jackson (conductor), Sheen Center, Loreto Theater, New York, 18.5.2017. (RP)

Mikhail Svetlov as King Dodon in Golden Cockerel © New Opera NYC.

Mikhail Svetlov as King Dodon in Golden Cockerel © New Opera NYC

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