Rattle’s Eclectic Programming Puzzles But LSO On Top Form

12/09/2018

Lucerne_Festival_Logo Lucerne Festival [4] – Bernstein, Dvořák, Janáček: Krystian Zimerman (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL) 11.9.2018. (JR)

Krystian Zimerman (piano), Sir Simon Rattle (conductor) & LSO
(c) Lucerne Festival/Peter Fischli

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Choreography Adds a Wonderful Dimension to Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette

12/09/2018

Berlioz: Thomas Blondelle (tenor), Ronnita Miller (mezzo-soprano), Byung Gil Kim (bass), Choir of Deutsche Oper Berlin (Chorus master: Jeremy Bines), Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin / Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, 10.9.2018. (MC)

Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette © Ann Ray

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Radvanovsky Heads a Gripping, Radiant Donizetti Bel Canto Classic

12/09/2018

Donizetti, Roberto Devereux: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Riccardo Frizza (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 8.9.2018. (HS)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Russell Thomas, and the cast of 'Roberto Devereux' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Russell Thomas & cast of Roberto Devereux
(c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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Inaugurating a New Season with ‘Stars of Lyric Opera’

12/09/2018

Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus (Chorus master: Michael Black), Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra / Domingo Hindoyan (conductor), Millennium Park, Chicago. 7.9.2018. (JLZ)

J’nai Bridges (c) Todd Rosenberg

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Memorable Chamber Music from Daniel Barenboim and Boulez Ensemble XIV

11/09/2018

 Musikfest Berlin 2018 [7] – Webern, Schumann, Boulez: Boulez Ensemble XIV / Daniel Barenboim (piano & direction), Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 9.9.2018. (MC)

Daniel Barenboim & Boulez Ensemble XIV © Monika Rittershaus

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George Benjamin Leads a Fascinating Programme of Twentieth-Century Music

10/09/2018

Musikfest Berlin 2018 [6] – Boulez, Ravel, Ligeti, Benjamin: Cédric Tiberghien (piano), ChorWerk Ruhr, Berliner Philharmoniker / George Benjamin (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 8.9.2018. (MC)

George Benjamin (conductor) & Berliner Philharmoniker © Kai Bienert

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A Varied and Enjoyable Musical Party Rings Down the Curtain on the 2018 BBC Proms

10/09/2018

BBC PROM 75 – Hindemith, Berlioz, Roxanna Panufnik, Stanford, Parry, Arne and Elgar: Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), Jess Gillam (alto/soprano saxophone), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.9.2018. (AS)

Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

BBC SO & Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Doric Quartet’s Superb Beethoven Launches the Wigmore Hall’s New Sunday Coffee Morning Series

10/09/2018

Haydn, Beethoven: Doric String Quartet (Alex Redington, Jonathan Stone, violins; Hélène Clément, viola; John Myerscough, cello). Wigmore Hall, London, 9.9.2018. (CC) Read more

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