Simon Rattle Returns to Birmingham with a Memorable Mahler Ninth

02/05/2018

 Mahler: London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 1.5.2018. (JQ)

Sir Simon Rattle (c) Oliver Helbig

Sir Simon Rattle (c) Oliver Helbig

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A Thought-Provoking Concert by the Chiaroscuro Quartet

01/05/2018

J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Schubert: Chiaroscuro Quartet (Alina Ibragimova & Pablo Hernán Benedi [violins], Emilie Hörnlund [viola], Claire Thirion [cello]), Kings Place, London 29.4.2018. (CS)

Chiaroscuro Quartet (c) Sussie Ahlburg

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A Wagner Skeptic Reports on a Stylish Tristan in Concert

01/05/2018

Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Men of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Lisa Wong (acting chorus director), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 29.4.2018. (MSJ)

Gerhard Siegel (Tristan), Nina Stemme (Isolde) & Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni)

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Ensemble Molière Showcases Telemann and his Friends in Paris

30/04/2018

Blavet, Telemann, Guignon, Couperin, Forqueray: Ensemble Molière (Flavia Hirte (baroque flute), Alice Earll (violin), Kate Conway (viola da gamba), Satoko Doi-Luck (harpsichord)), St Mary’s Church, Totnes, 28.4.2018. (PRB)

Ensemble Moliere (c) Philip R Buttall

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A Packed Stage Creates a Carmina Burana Feast

27/04/2018

Dvořák, Orff: Rachel Hall (soprano), Alfred E. Sturgis (tenor), Micael Roemer (baritone), Canton Symphony Chorus, Summit Choral Society, Malone University Chamber Choir, Neos Dance Theater, Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, OH, 21.4.2018. (TW) Read more

Opera North’s Concert Salome carries Theatrical Power

20/04/2018

Strauss, Salome: Soloists and Orchestra of Opera North, Leeds / Sir Richard Armstrong (conductor), Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, 19.4.2018. (JL)

Jennifer Holloway as Salome (c) Robert Workman

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SHIFTing Gears, The National Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky

20/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Stravinsky, Balakirev, Rachmaninoff: Madison Leonard (soprano), Rexford Tester (tenor), Andrew Bogard (bass), National Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, 14.4.2018. (RP)

Rexford Tester, Gianandrea Noseda & NSO
© Scott Suchman

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Trifonov in a Jamboree of Overwhelming Tonal Splendor

20/04/2018

Rachmaninoff, Bartók: Daniil Trifonov (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra/ Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 15.4.2018. (BJ) Read more

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