Graham Vick Mines Mozart’s Jimi Hendrix Moment in Idomeneo

06/06/2018

Mozart, Idomeneo: Soloists, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre Ballet, Chorus and Orchestra / Johannes Wildner (conductor), Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, Vilnius, 31.5.2018. (RP)

Paul Nilon as Idomeneo © Martynas Aleksa / Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

Paul Nilon as Idomeneo © Martynas Aleksa / Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

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Garsington Gives Stimulating Performance of Strauss’s Capriccio

05/06/2018

Richard Strauss, Capriccio: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra / Douglas Boyd (conductor) Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 3.6.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Capriccio (c) Johan Persson

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Another Musical Voyage of Discovery with the Manchester Collective and Guests

01/06/2018

Various composers, Manchester Collective: with Chesaba (Abel Selaocoe [cello/voice/director], Yahael Onono [djembe/kora/ngoni/calabash], Alan Keary [bass guitar]). King’s Place, London, 30.5.2018. (CC)

Manchester Collective

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A Potent Evening with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle

01/06/2018

Widmann, Lutosławski, Brahms: Berliner Philharmoniker / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 31.5.2018. (CC)

Sir Simon Rattle & Berliner Philharmoniker (c) Stephan Rabold

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Birmingham’s Splendid Centenary Tribute to Lili Boulanger

01/06/2018

Lili Boulanger, Fauré: Justina Gringytė (mezzo-soprano); Roderick Williams (baritone); Ed Harrison (tenor); CBSO Chorus; CBSO Children’s Chorus; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 31.5.2018. (JQ)

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Vern Evans

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A Supersized Faust with a Magnificent Marguerite

30/05/2018

Gounod, Faust: Soloists, National Theatre Brno Ballet, Chorus and Orchestra/Marko Ivanović (conductor), Brno Exhibition Centre – Pavilion P, Brno, 26.5.2018. (RP)

Brno Exhibition Centre – Pavilion P © Rick Perdian

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Back to Bach and his Family and Friends

30/05/2018

J.B. Bach, Telemann, Goldberg, Pachelbel, C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach, J.S. Bach – Bach’s Family & Friends: Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble (Persephone Gibbs (Director/violin), Julie Hill (violin), Steve Gleed (viola), Barbara Degener (cello), Andrew Wilson-Dickson (Co-Director/harpsichord)), St Mary’s Church, Totnes. 27.5.2018. (PRB)

Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble (c) Philip R. Buttall

Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble (c) Philip R. Buttall

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A Philadelphia Tour Preview: Grimaud Offers Grace and Expressivity

30/05/2018

Brahms, Schumann, Dvořák, Beethoven: Hélène Grimaud (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 11/20.5.2018 (BJ) Read more

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