Anna Prohaska Shines as Monteverdi’s Poppea

14/12/2017

Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: Soloists, Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin / Diego Fasolis (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 10.12.2017. (MB)

Anna Prohaska; photo credit - Bernd Uhlig. Musikalische Leitung: Diego Fasolis Inszenierung: Eva-Maria Höckmayr Bühne: Jens Kilian Kostüme: Julia Rösler Licht: Olaf Freese Besetzung: A Prohaska

Anna Prohaska as Poppea (c) Bernd Uhlig.

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An Absorbing Winter Journey with Mark Padmore and Mitsuko Uchida

13/12/2017

Schubert: Mark Padmore (tenor), Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.12.2017. (CC) Read more

Otaka’s All-Elgar Programme in Cardiff

13/12/2017

Elgar: Claudia Huckle (contralto), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Tadaaki Otaka (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 11.12.2017. (PCG) Read more

Ashkenazy and the OPO offer a triptych of Russian compositions

11/12/2017

Nimrod Borenstein, Shostakovich and Rachmaninov: Natalia Lomeiko (violinist), Oxford Philharmonic /Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor), Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 9.12.2017. (CR) Read more

Elijah at Dartington

11/12/2017

Mendelssohn: Catherine Hamilton (soprano), Alison Kettlewell (mezzo-soprano), James Way (tenor), Darren Jeffery (bass-baritone), Dartington Community Choir and Dartington Sinfonietta / Simon Capet (conductor), Great Hall, Dartington, 10.12.2017. (PRB)

Dartington Community Choir with Darren Jeffrey (inset) - credit Philip R Buttall

Dartington Community Choir with Darren Jeffrey (inset)
(c) Philip R Buttall

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Baritone Andrei Bondarenko’s Ambitious, Uneven Recital of French and Russian Song

11/12/2017

Various composers: Andrei Bondarenko (baritone), Gary Matthewman (piano), Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, 8.12.2017. (RP)

Andrei Bondarenko © Juriy Sheftsoff

Andrei Bondarenko © Juriy Sheftsoff

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A Most Stimulating Evening of Bach and Telemann

08/12/2017

Reversed Fortunes, music by Bach and Telemann: Academy of Ancient Music / Bojan Čičić (violin/director). Milton Court Concert Hall, London, 7.12.2017. (CC) Read more

Young Sheku Kanneh-Mason Lives up to His Billing

08/12/2017

Cassado, Beethoven, Shostakovich: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 3.12.2017.  (GN)

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello)

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