A Rewarding Rarity by John Blow Revived in London

10/06/2019

Handel, Aminta e Fillide and Blow – Venus and Adonis: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama / Chad Kelly (conductor). Milton Court Theatre, London, 5.6.2019. (MB)

Cupid Collin Shea centre ) and chorus (c) Clive Barda
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A Tired Un ballo in maschera Ends Geneva’s Season

10/06/2019

Verdi, Un ballo in maschera: – Soloists, Chœur du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Pinchas Steinberg (conductor). Grand Théâtre de Genève, 7.6.2019. (ALL)

Franco Vassallo, Günes Gürle and Grigory Shkarupa (c) Carole Parodi
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In the Montréal Concours, Three Young Violinists Give a Glimpse of the Future

06/06/2019

Bartók, Sibelius, Shostakovich: Elli Choi (violin), Christine Lim (violin), Hao Zhou (violin), Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal / Alexander Shelley (conductor). Maison Symphonique, Montréal, 4.6.2019. (LV)

Christine Lim (c) Tam Lan Truong
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Experiments in Opera Premieres the Zany, Crazy and Touching Chunky in Heat

05/06/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [6] – Various Composers, Chunky in Heat: Soloists, Contemporaneous / David Bloom (conductor), Experiments in Opera, The Flea Theater, New York, 2.6.2019. (RP)

 Sarah Daniels (Chunky) © Reuben Radding
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Sleepy but epic, Zurich revives a Robert Wilson Norma

05/06/2019

Bellini: Norma: Soloists and Chorus of the Opernhaus Zürich, Philharmonia Zürich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, 2.6.2019. (CCr)

Norma (c Toni Suter
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Pierre-Laurent Aimard Leads an Enthralling Stockhausen Weekend in London

04/06/2019

Stockhausen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich (pianos), Dirk Rothbrust (percussion), Marco Stroppa (sound diffusion), London Voices, Apartment House. Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room, London, 1. and 2.6.2019. (MB)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard
(c) Marco Borggreve
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Richard Strauss Is Well Served by the Teatro Real’s New Capriccio

03/06/2019

Strauss, Capriccio: Teatro Real Orchestra / Asher Fisch (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 2.6.2019. (JMI)

Capriccio (c) Javier del Real
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Bernstein’s Masterwork Comes Alive in Chicago

03/06/2019

Bernstein, West Side Story: Soloists, Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / James Lowe (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 18.5.19 (JLZ)

West Side Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago (c) Todd Rosenberg
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