All-Round Excellence from the COE and Isabelle Faust Under the Ageless Haitink

19/07/2017

Proms

2017 BBC PROMS 3 – Mozart, Schumann: Isabelle Faust (violin) Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Bernard Haitink (conductor) Royal Albert Hall, London. 16.7.2017. (GD)

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Isabelle Faust, Bernard Haitink & the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Brilliantly Entertaining Way to Begin the 2017 Proms Chamber Music Series

18/07/2017

Proms

2017 BBC PCM 1 – Monteverdi, R. Williams: I Fagiolini / Robert Hollingworth (organ/director). Cadogan Hall, London, 17.7.2017. (CC)

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Roderick Williams and I Fagiolini with Robert Hollingworth (director)
after Là ci darem la mano at Cadogan Hall

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Birtwistle’s Deep Time and Time for Even More Elgar from Barenboim

17/07/2017

Proms

2107 BBC PROMS 4 – Birtwistle & Elgar: Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim. Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.7.2017. (CC)

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Daniel Barenboin conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Involvement versus Mimicry

17/07/2017

Verdi, Massenet, Mascagni, Richard Strauss, Rossini, Mozart: Artists of The Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / David Syrus, James Hendry, Matthew Scott Rogers (conductors).  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 16.7.2017. (JB)

Jette Parker Young Artists summer performance; Royal Opera House; Covent Garden; London, UK; 14 July 2017; Mascagni: L’amico Fritz, Act II (‘Cherry’ Duet) Conductor: David Syrus Suzel: Francesca Chiejina Fritz: Thomas Atkins Photo: © ROH Photographer: CLIVE BARDA

Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz Act II (‘Cherry’ Duet)
Francesca Chiejina (Suzel) & Thomas Atkins (Fritz) © ROH/Clive Barda

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Great Singers of One Generation – Joyce El-Khoury and Michael Spyres – Pay Tribute to Those of the Past

17/07/2017

Various, Joyce El-Khoury (soprano) and Michael Spyres (tenor): The Hallé / Carlo Rizzi (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 14.7.2017. (JPr)

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Opera Holland Park Captivate with Janáček’s Kát’a Kabanová

17/07/2017

 Janáček, Kát’a Kabanová: (Sung in Czech) Soloists; Opera Holland Park Chorus; City of London Sinfonia / Sian Edwards (conductor). Holland Park, Kensington, London, 15.7.2017. (CC)

Julia Sporsén as Káťa © Robert Workman

Julia Sporsén as Káťa © Robert Workman

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Barenboim’s Elgar at the 2017 BBC Proms Ends on a Triumphal Note

17/07/2017

Proms

2017 BBC PROMS 2 – Sibelius and Elgar: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 15.7.2017. (AS)

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Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Memorable Die Schöne Magelone at Wigmore Hall

16/07/2017

Brahms: Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Gerold Huber (piano), Ulrich Tukur (actor), Wigmore Hall, London, 15.7.2017. (VV)

Brahms – Die Schöne Magelone

Christian Gerhaher © Gregor Hohenberg_Sony Classical

Christian Gerhaher © Gregor Hohenberg

Gerold Huber © Marion Köll

Gerold Huber © Marion Köll

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