Richard Egarr Leads a Very Involving Concert Performance of Le nozze di Figaro

08/07/2019

  Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Grange Festival Chorus, Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr (conductor & fortepiano), Barbican Hall, London. 4.7.2019. (AK)

Richard Egarr (c) Marco Borggreve

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Handelian Pastoral Pleasures in Oxford

08/07/2019

Handel, Il pastor fido: Soloists of New Chamber Opera, The Band of Instruments / Steven Devine (conductor/harpsichord), New College, Oxford, 3.7.2019. (CR)

Mark Chambers (Silvio) (c) Michael Burden

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An Engaging Production of Noye’s Fludde Offers Considerably More Than the Sum of its Parts

05/07/2019

Britten, Noye’s Fludde: Soloists, Children from Brampton Primary School and Churchfields Junior School, Community Choir, Orchestra of the English National Opera and other musicians / Martin Fitzpatrick (conductor). Theatre Royal Stratford East, London, 3.7.2019. (MB)

Noye’s Fludde (c) Marc Brenner

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Much to Fascinate and Celebrate in the Royal Opera’s Figaro at Covent Garden

01/07/2019

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 29.6.2019. (CC)

Joėlle Harvey (Susanna) & Simon Keenlyside (Count) (c) ROH/ Mark Douet

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An Imaginative Presentation of Mozart’s Requiem that is More than Multi-Layered

01/07/2019

Mozart, Requiem K626 (original fragments): accentus, Insula Orchestra / Laurence Equilbey (conductor). La Seine Musicale, Paris, France, 27.6.2019 (CC)

(c) Julien Benhamou

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Nicola Luisotti Conducts Riveting La forza del destino in Paris

28/06/2019

Verdi, La forza del destino:  Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of L’Opéra National de Paris / Nicola Luisotti (conductor)/ Opéra Bastille, Paris, 25.6.2019. (RP)

Željko Lučić (Don Carlo) & Carlo Cigni (Marchese di Calatrava) (c) Julien Benhamou

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Blomstedt’s Beautiful Brahms at Tonhalle Zurich

28/06/2019

Brahms: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 27.6.2019. (JR)

Herbert Blomstedt (c) Martin Lengemann

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Marvellous Chamber Performances from Vadim Repin and Friends

26/06/2019

Brahms and Dvořák: Vadim Repin, Nikita Boriso-Glebsy (violins), Maxim Rysanov (viola), Alexandre Kiniazev (cello), Denis Kozhukhin (piano). Mozart-Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, 23.6.2019. (MB) Read more

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