Inspired by the Bard: Met Orchestra and constellation of stars in potent mix of tragedy, ecstasy, and rapture

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Matthew Aucoin, Berlioz and Verdi: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Angel Blue (soprano) and Russell Thomas (tenor), The Met Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 29.6.2023. (CSa)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) and The Met Orchestra © Mark Allan

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Striking Gold: Anne Sophie Mutter and friends shine in an evening of great music-making

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Sebastian Currier, Clara Schumann, Brahms: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Maximilian Hornung (cello), Lambert Orkis (piano), Royal Festival Hall, London, 4.6.2023. (CSa)

After the presentation of the RPS Gold Medal by John Gilhooly (left) to Anne-Sophie Mutter 

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LSO and Noseda: scaling the heights of optimism and plummeting the depths of despair

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven and Shostakovich: Simon Trpčeski (piano), Vitalij Kowaljow (bass), London Symphony Orchestra, Tenors and Basses of the London Symphony Chorus and London Philharmonic Choir (chorus master: Aiden Oliver) / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Barbican Centre, London, 3.4.2023. (CSa)

The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gianandrea Noseda © Mark Allan

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