The Albert Hall Acoustic Presents Challenges in an Insightful Performance of the B Minor Mass

03/09/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 63 – Bach, Mass in B minor: Katherine Watson (soprano), Tim Mead (counter-tenor), Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor), André Morsch (baritone), Les Arts Florissants/William Christie (Conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 1.9.2016. (RB) Read more

A Musical Beethoven Seventh from Blomstedt and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

01/09/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 59 – Beethoven: Andras Schiff (piano), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.8.2016. (GD)

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Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (c) Chris Christodoulou

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A Top-Class Mozart Prom from the Budapest Festival Orchestra

31/08/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 54: Mozart. Ákos Ács (basset clarinet); Zsolt Fejérvári (double bass); Lucy Crowe (soprano); Barbara Kozelj (mezzo-soprano); Jeremy Oven (tenor); Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass); Collegium Vocale Gent; Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London. 26.8.2016. (LB)

Zsolt Fejérvári (double bass) and Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass) with Iván Fischer (conductor) and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. Photo Credit: Chris Christodoulou.

Zsolt Fejérvári (double bass) and Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass) with Iván Fischer (conductor) and the Budapest Festival Orchestra (c) Chris Christodoulou.

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The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester’s Prom Fails to Hit the Mark

31/08/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 60 – Bach, Bruckner: Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Bernard Heinrichs (oboe), Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester / Philippe Jordan (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London. 30.8.2016. (JPr)

Prom 60: J.S.Bach: Cantata No.82, 'Ich habe genug', Bruckner: Symphony No.9 in D Minor performed by the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, conducted by Philippe Jordan at the RAH on Tuesday 30 Aug. 2016. Photo by Mark Allan

The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, conducted by Philippe Jordan (c) Mark Allan

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BBC New Generation Artists Past and Present Shine at the Proms

31/08/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Proms Chamber Music 7 – Schubert, Beamish, Mozart: Lise Berthaud (viola), David Saudubray (piano), Armida Quartet (Martin Funda & Johanna Staemmler [violins], Teresa Schwamm [viola], Peter-Philipp Staemmler [cello], Cadogan Hall, London, 29.8.2016. (CS) Read more

Thomas Larcher’s Imaginative New Symphony at the Proms

30/08/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 57 – Larcher, Wagner, R. Strauss: Elisabeth Kulman (soprano); BBC Symphony Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov. Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2016. (CC) Read more

Barbara Hannigan and Mirga Gražinyté-Tyla in the Spellbinding Proms Premiere of let me tell you

28/08/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 55 – Mozart, Hans Abrahamsen and Tchaikovsky: Barbara Hannigan (soprano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mirga Gražinyté-Tyla (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.8.2016. (AS)

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts the CBSO (c) Chris Christodoulo

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The São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop Make a Colourful Return to the Proms

26/08/2016

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 51 – Marlos Nobre, Grieg, Villa-Lobos, Rachmaninov: Gabriela Montero (piano), São Paulo Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 24.8.2016. (RB)

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Marin Alsop conducts the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Photo credit: Mark Allan/BBC

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