A blaze of sound heralds Opera North’s Switch ON of live music

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Opera North’s Switch ON: Live from Leeds: Soloists, Suzy Klein (presenter), The Chorus of Opera North, Members of the Opera North Music Staff (David Cowan [Head on Music] and Oliver Rundell [chorus master]), Members of the Opera North Orchestra (Leader, David Greed and Katie New [violins], David Aspin [viola], Daniel Bull [cello], Dan Storer [double bass]). Live-streamed (directed by Peter Maniura) from Leeds Town Hall, 30.9.2020. (JPr)

Opera North’s combined forces sing Cavalleria rusticana‘s Easter Hymn

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Lucas Meachem’s ‘I Left My Aria in San Francisco’ recital

United StatesUnited States Various composers, Lucas Meachem (baritone) and Irina Meachem (piano): Merola Opera Program Virtual Recital series, streaming from Mill City Museum, Minneapolis. 25.9.2020. (HS)

Lucas Meachem (baritone) and Irina Meachem (piano)
in Minneapolis’s Mill City Museum

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DSCH – Shostakovich Ensemble play music by Beethoven and Dvořák with nicknames in Lisbon

PortugalPortugal Beethoven, Dvořák, Festival Jovens Músicos 2020: DSCH – Shostakovich Ensemble (Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro [piano], Tedi Papavrami [violin], Kyril Zlotnikov [cello]). Live streamed from the Grande Auditório, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, by Radio Televisão Portuguesa RTP, 24.9.2020. (LV)

DSCH – Shostakovich Ensemble

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Live concerts, live audiences, and live-streaming, return chamber music to Chicago’s North Shore Chamber Music Festival

United StatesUnited States Milhaud, Ravel, Gershwin, Bloch, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Auerbach, Dorman, Robert and Clara Schumann, Brahms: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Ilya Shterenberg (clarinet]) Mark Kosower (cello), Angela Yoffe (piano), William Wolfram (piano). Streamed live from PianoForte Studios Chicago, 10 and 11.9.2020. (AK)

Vadim Gluzman, Angela Yoffe, Mark Kosower and Ilya Shterenberg
perform Dancing with the Torah at Mount Meron (c) Daniel Odroniec

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In driving rain ENO’s drive-in Ally Pally La bohème turns out to be as deeply moving as ever

United KingdomUnited Kingdom English National Opera’s ‘Drive & Live’ La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera / Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Alexandra Palace, London, 23.9.2020. (JPr)

ENO ‘Drive & Live’: La bohème – Natalya Romaniw (Mimì) © Lloyd Winters

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