Appealing, Traditional Production of Andrea Chénier with Strong Vocal Cast

06/12/2018

GermanyGermany Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Giampaolo Bisanti (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 5.12.2018. (JMI)

Act I of Andrea Chénier © B. Stöss

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Jurowski and the LPO on Top Form in Bruckner

06/12/2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Weber, Tchaikovsky and Bruckner: Alena Baeva (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 5.12.2018. (AS)

Alena Baeva

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Laurent Pelly’s Imaginative Staging of Hoffmann Comes to the Deutsche Oper

06/12/2018

GermanyGermany Offenbach, Les contes d’Hoffmann: Deutsche Oper Chorus and Orchestra / Enrique Mazzola (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 4.12.2018. (JMI)

Deutsche Oper’s Les contes d’Hoffmann © B. Stöss

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Apollo’s Fire Offers a Bracing Messiah

06/12/2018

United StatesUnited States Handel: Amanda Powell (soprano), Daniel Moody (countertenor), Ross Hauck (tenor), David McFerrin (baritone), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Akron, Ohio, 3.12.2018. (MSJ) Read more

A Study in Contrasts – London Foundation Winners in Recital

05/12/2018

United StatesUnited States Various Composers: Michelle Bradley (soprano), Will Liverman (baritone), Ken Noda (piano), Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2.12.2018. (RP)

Michelle Bradey (soprano) and Ken Noda (piano) © Mark Von Holden

Michelle Bradey (soprano) and Ken Noda (piano) © Mark Von Holden

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Mitsuko Uchida’s Masterly Way with Schubert

05/12/2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert: Dame Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.12.2018. (CC)

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Richard Avedon

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Richard Avedon

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The Escher Quartet’s Intriguing Programme Mixes the ‘Classical’ and the ‘Popular’

05/12/2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Herrmann, Korngold, Gershwin, Ravel: Escher Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart & Danbi Um [violins], Pierre Lapointe [viola], Brook Speltz [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 3.12.2018. (CS)

Escher Quartet (c) Sarah Skinner

Escher Quartet (c) Sarah Skinner

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New Stockholm Rigoletto is a Real Treat

05/12/2018

SwedenSweden Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Royal Swedish Opera Male Chorus and Orchestra / Lionel Bringuier (conductor). Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm 24.11.2018. (GF)

Royal Swedish Opera’s Rigoletto © Markus Gårder

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