Kavakos and Wang Prove That Opposites Attract


Janáček, Schubert, Debussy, Bartók: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Yuja Wang (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 19.12.2017. (CS)

Leonidas Kavakos

Leonidas Kavakos

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Butt, Dunedin Consort and Soloists Charm with Lean and Subtle Messiah


Handel, Messiah: Mhairi Lawson (soprano), Emma Lewis (alto), Hugo Hymas (tenor), Edward Grint (bass), Dunedin Consort / John Butt (harpsichord), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 19.12.2017. (SRT) Read more

Klaus Florian Vogt Is Magnificent in the Deutsche Oper’s Lohengrin


Wagner, Lohengrin: Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Axel Kober (conductor), Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 17.12.2017. (JMI)

Lohengrin © B. Stöss

Deutsche Oper’s Lohengrin © B. Stöss

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Camerata Tchaikovsky Present an Eclectic and Exhilarating Christmas Stocking


Mozart, Cuéllar, Britten, Tchaikovsky: William Gough (bassoon), Karin Dahlberg (soprano), Camerata Tchaikovsky/Yuri Zhislin (director), Kings Place, London, 17.12.2017. (CS)

Yuri Zhislin (centre) and the Camerata Tchaikovsky

Yuri Zhislin (centre) and the Camerata Tchaikovsky

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Happy Birthday, Lenny! From Rattle and the LSO


Bernstein: Krystian Zimerman (piano), London Symphony Chorus / Simon Halsey (chorus director), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 16.12.2017. (CS) Read more

Anna Prohaska Shines as Monteverdi’s Poppea


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


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

Otaka’s All-Elgar Programme in Cardiff


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

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