Thomas Adès’ Dark, Disturbing and Brilliant The Exterminating Angel at the Met

United StatesUnited States Adès, The Exterminating Angel Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Thomas Adès (Conductor), Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex, Belfast, from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 18.11.2017. (RB)

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The Exterminating Angel (c) The Metropolitan Opera

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A Superb Production of Die Zauberflöte Relayed from the Met

United StatesUnited States Mozart: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / James Levine (conductor). Broadcast live to the Dundonald Omniplex, Belfast from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 14.10.2017. (RB)

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Pamina (Golda Schultz) & Papageno (Markus Werba) in the Met’s Zauberflöte (c) Richard Termine

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Lisette Oropesa is Outstanding in Glyndebourne’s Admirable Don Pasquale Revival

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 2017 Glyndebourne Festival [2] – Donizetti, Don Pasquale: Soloists and Chorus of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Giacomo Sagripanti (conductor), Glyndebourne, 15.7.2017. (RB)

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Dr Malatesta (Andrey Zhilikhovsky), Norina (Lisette Oropesa) and Don Pasquale (Renato Girolami)
(c) Bill Cooper

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ANGELA BROWNRIDGE IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE

Angela Brownridge in Conversation with Robert Beattie

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Angela Brownridge

Angela Brownridge is one of the UK’s leading concert pianists.  She has won rave reviews for her interpretations, being compared to giants of the piano such as Solomon, Cherkassky and Bolet.  She was a child prodigy giving her first public recital at the age of 6 and her first concerto performance when she was 10 years old. She has performed with many of the world’s leading conductors and orchestras and she has an impressive and varied discography which includes the complete piano works of Barber and Gershwin.  I spoke to her about her musical background and training, the pianists and artists whom she most admires, her love of jazz and improvisation, her view of piano competitions and her recording plans for the future.

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