Honesty and Sensibility in Kovacevich Recital

31/07/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Beethoven, Schubert: Stephen Kovacevich (piano), Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford 30.7.2013 (CR) Read more

Plumbing Depth in Bruch, Finding Elegance in Elgar

31/07/2013

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival (4): Aspen Chamber Orchestra, Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Gil Shaham (violin), Aspen Festival Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin (conductor), Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Aspen, Colorado. 18-20.7.2013 (HS)  Read more

An Octet, a Pianist and a Brass Quintet Walk Into a Concert Hall

31/07/2013

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival (3): Faculty artists, Aspen Philharmonic, Robert Spano (conductor), American Brass Quintet. Aspen, Colorado, 15-17.7.2013 (HS) Read more

From the Salzburg Festival II (How to Explain Opera to a Dead Hare)

31/07/2013

AustriaAustria H. Birtwistle, Gawain: Soloists, ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra, Salzburg Bach Chorus, Ingo Metzmacher (conductor), Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, 29.7.2013 (JFL) Read more

Lincoln Center Festival: A Longtime Explorer Turns 60

31/07/2013

United StatesUnited States Zorn @ 60: The Holy Visions: Soloists, John Zorn (composer and organist), Alice Tully Hall, New York City. 18.7.2013 (DS)

Lincoln Center Festival 2013

John Zorn at the Alice Tully Hall organ (Photo: Stephanie Berger)

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English Touring Opera Takes to the Road with Agrippina, Jason and Poppea.

31/07/2013

English Touring Opera Takes to the Road with Agrippina, Jason and Poppea. Read more

Thunderous celebrations at Opera på Skäret

31/07/2013

SwedenSweden Tenth Anniversary Concert. Soloists, Opera på Skäret Orchestra & Chorus, Marcello Mottadelli (conductor). Opera på Skäret, Kopparberg, Sweden. 27.7.2013 (GF) Read more

The Sorrows of Love in a Dominican Priory

31/07/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mazzochi, Luzzaschi, Monteverdi, Caccini, Frescobaldi, Draghi, Campkin, Piccinini, Doni, Carissimi, Lanier, Rossi: Galàn (Alison Hill, Katy Hill, Lucy Page), Christopher Bucknall (harpsichord), Manuel Minguillion (theorbo), Three Choirs Festival, Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester, 28.7.2013. (RJ) Read more

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