The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge on Fine Form at the Proms

18/07/2016

Proms

Prom 3. Mozart, Haydn and Fauré: Thomas Hopkins (treble), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Paula Murphy (mezzo-soprano), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Cleobury (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 17.7.16 (AS) Read more

A Summer Performance Showcases Young Talent Nurtured by the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

18/07/2016

Jette Parker Young Artists’ Programme Summer Concert -Janáček, Gounod, Tchaikovsky, Leoncavallo and Strauss opera excerpts: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Paul Wynne Griffiths, Paul Wingfield & Jonathan Santagada (conductors). The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 18.7.2016. (JPr)

JETTE PARKER YOUNG ARTISTS Summer Showcase; Royal Opera House; Covent Garden; London, UK; 14 July 2016; Die Fledermaus (Act II finale) by Johann Strauss; Left to right: Colonel Frank -  David Shipley; Samuel Sakker - guest; David Junghoon Kim - guest; Rosalinde - Vlada Borovko; Dr Falke - Yuriy Yurchuk; Prince Orlofsky - Emily Edmonds; Gabriel von Eisenstein - Samuel Dale Johnson; Ida - Lauren Fagan; Adele - Jennifer Davis; Conductor - Paul Wynne Griffiths; Director - Richard Gerard Jones; Lighting Designer - Nick Havell; Movement director - Sarah Fahie; Photo: © ROH Photographer: CLIVE BARDA;

‘Brüderlein und Schwesterlein’ – L to R: Colonel Frank – David Shipley; Samuel Sakker – guest; David Junghoon Kim – guest; Rosalinde – Vlada Borovko; Dr Falke – Yuriy Yurchuk; Prince Orlofsky – Emily Edmonds; Gabriel von Eisenstein – Samuel Dale Johnson; Ida – Lauren Fagan & Adele – Jennifer Davis
(c) Clive Barda

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Expert Handel Performances for the Brook Street Band’s 20th Anniversary

18/07/2016

Handel: Nicki Kennedy (soprano); Matthew Brook (bass-baritone). Brook Street Band Wigmore Hall, London, 17.7.2016 (CC) Read more

A Splendid Boris Godunov at the Proms

18/07/2016

Proms

PROM 2: Mussorgsky Boris Godunov (original version, 1869). Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.7.2016 (CC)

Bryn Terfel as Boris; photo credit - Chris Christodoulou.

Bryn Terfel as Boris; photo credit – Chris Christodoulou.

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The Van Kuijk Quartet Excel in Mozart but Disappoint in Smetana

18/07/2016

Mozart, Smetana: Van Kuijk Quartet [Nicolas Van Kuijk, Sylvain Favre-Bulle (violin); Grégoire Veccion (viola); François Robin (cello)]. Wigmore Hall, London, 17.5.2016 (CC) Read more

The Doric Quartet Show a Genuine Sense of Dedication

18/07/2016

Haydn, Dennehy, Beethoven: Doric Quartet (Alex Redington & Jonathan Stone [violins], Hélène Clément [viola], John Myerscough [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 15.7.2016 (CS) Read more

The Australian Ballet’s Swan Lake Revisits a Familiar Royal Love Triangle

16/07/2016

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Soloists and Artists of The Australian Ballet, English National Opera Orchestra / Nicolette Fraillon (conductor), London Coliseum, London, 14.7.2016. (JPr)

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake. Photo by Jeff Busby (1)

Artists of The Australian Ballet in Swan Lake (c) Jeff Busby

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Thoughtful Mozart from Francesco Piemontesi

14/07/2016

Mozart: Francesco Piemontesi (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 13.7.2016. (MB)

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