A Mother’s Words Lift Dear Erich from the Maudlin and Mundane

14/01/2019

Rosenthal, Dear Erich: Soloists, New York City Opera Orchestra / Adam Glaser (conductor), National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, New York, 12.1.2019. (RP)

Jessica Tyler Wright (Herta) & Brian James Myer (Young Erich)
in Ted Rosenthal’s Dear Erich © Sarah Shatz

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Stefan Herheim’s Staging of The Queen of Spades Comes to Covent Garden

14/01/2019

Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades: Soloists, Members of the Tiffin Children’s Chorus and Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Royal Opera Chorus (chorus director: William Spaulding) and Extra Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Opera House, London, 13.1.2019. (MB)

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and cast in The Queen of Spades
(c) Catherine Ashmore

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Welcome Brahms Rarities Benefit from the Nash Ensemble’s Fine Advocacy

14/01/2019

Schumann, Mendelssohn, Brahms: Nash Ensemble / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Wigmore Hall, London, 12.1.2019. (CS)

Caspar David Friedrich: Moonlight over the Sea

Caspar David Friedrich: Moonrise over the Sea (Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin)

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Julia Fischer and Juanjo Mena Excel in Less Popular Fare

11/01/2019

Britten, Bruckner: Julia Fischer (violin), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich / Juanjo Mena (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 10.1.2019. (JR)

Julia Fischer (c) Uwe Arens

Julia Fischer (c) Uwe Arens

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A True Collaboration Between Tasmin Little and Piers Lane

11/01/2019

Schubert & Brahms: Tasmin Little (violin), Piers Lane (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 9.1.2019. (CS)

Tasmin Little Photo: B. Ealovega

Tasmin Little
Photo: B. Ealovega

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Cecilia Bartoli Celebrates 30 Years on Zurich Opera Stage with Spectacular Semele

09/01/2019

Handel, Semele: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Orchestra La Scintilla / William Christie (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 8.1.2019. (JR)

Cecilia Bartoli performing Semele in 2007 © Suzanne Schwiertz

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Baroque at its Boldest from Elicia Silverstein

06/01/2019

Baroque at the Edge [II]: Elicia Silverstein (violin), St James Clerkenwell, London, 5.1.2019. (CS)

Elicia Silverstein (c) Axel Bernstorff

Elicia Silverstein (c) Axel Bernstorff

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BSO’s Glittering Johann Strauss Gala Brightens New Year’s Day

02/01/2019

Johann Strauss I & II, Josef Strauss, Lehár, Nicolai, Heuberger: Fflur Wyn (soprano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Rösner (conductor), The Lighthouse, Poole 1.1.2019. (IL)

Thomas Rösner in rehearsal with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for their New Year Johann Strauss Gala concerts

Thomas Rösner in rehearsal with the BSO
for their New Year Johann Strauss Gala concerts

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