Karina Canellakis leads the BBCSO in an Energy-fuelled Prom

26/07/2018

BBC PROM 12 – Beethoven, Shostakovich, Andrew Norman, Rachmaninov: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.7.2018. (CS)

Alisa Weilerstein (c) BBC / Sarah Jeynes

Alisa Weilerstein (c) BBC / Sarah Jeynes

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Kirill Petrenko and a Stellar Cast in the Munich Opera Festival’s Siegfried

26/07/2018

Munich Opera Festival 2018 [5] – Wagner, Siegfried: Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra/Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 24.7.2018. (JMI)

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

From Siegfried © W. Hösl

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Vaughan Williams Triumphs in a Generous Program

25/07/2018

Blossom Music Festival [3] – Prokofiev, Falla, Berlioz, Vaughan Williams, Mahler: Blossom Festival Chorus (Lisa Wong, director), Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran, Jahja Ling (conductors), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 21.7.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Aspen 6: Power, Ehnes, and Hadelich: A Weekend Packed with String Soloists

25/07/2018

 Various composers,  Aspen Music Festival [6] (HS)

aspen

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Glimmerglass Festival’s Barber of Seville Achieves Lift Off and Soars

25/07/2018

The Glimmerglass Festival [1] – Rossini, The Barber of Seville: Soloists, The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus /Joseph Colaneri (conductor), Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown, 20.7.2018. (RP)

Dale Travis (Doctor Bartolo) and Emily D’Angelo (Rosina) in The Barber of Seville © Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

Dale Travis (Doctor Bartolo) & Emily D’Angelo (Rosina) in The Barber of Seville
© Karli Cadel/The Glimmerglass Festival

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A Thrilling Night With The Vampire In Läckö

23/07/2018

Heinrich Marschner, Der Vampyr (The Vampire): Soloists of Läckö Slottsopera, Läckö Opera Orchestra / Simon Phipps (conductor), Läckö Castle courtyard, 15.7.2018. (NS)

Janthe (Linnéa Sjösvärd, centre) and Lord Ruthven (Hannes Öberg, right). Photo: Daniel Strandroth

Janthe (Linnéa Sjösvärd, centre) & Lord Ruthven (Hannes Öberg, right) (c) Daniel Strandroth

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A Somewhat Patchwork Beethoven Ninth at the Proms

23/07/2018

Prom 9 – War and Peace: Ešenvalds, Britten, Beethoven: Erin Wall (soprano), Judit Kutasi (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir, World Orchestra for Peace / Donald Runnicles and Thomas Halsey (Ešenvalds). Royal Albert Hall, London, 21.7.2018. (CC)

Erin Wall (soprano), Judit Kutasi (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (baritone) © BBC Proms/Chris Christodoulou

Erin Wall (soprano), Judit Kutasi (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (baritone)
© BBC Proms/Chris Christodoulou

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Choral Soundscapes Celebrate R. Murray Schafer’s 85th Birthday

18/07/2018

Schafer: Christina Cichos (soprano), Fabiana Katz (alto), Steven Belanger (baritone), George Roberts (narrator), Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra / Jon Washburn (conductor), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 6.7.2018. (GN)

Jon Washburn Conducts Vancouver Chamber Choir & Chamber Players © Matthew Baird

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