The Royal Ballet are back where they belong and dancing some Balanchine and Robbins they love

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Balanchine and Robbins: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Robert Clark (piano), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Peter Jones) from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 11.6.2021. (JPr)

Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov in Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux

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Charismatic Benson Wilson and virtuosic James Baillieu ReSound in their exceptional synchronicity

United KingdomUnited Kingdom St Martin in the Fields’s ReSound – Benson Wilson (baritone) and James Baillieu (piano): Performed 5.6.2021 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, and streamed from 7.6.2021. (JPr)

James Baillieu (piano) and Benson Wilson (baritone)

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LOTNY presents Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and other gems from the Seicento

United StatesUnited States Monteverdi & Other Treasures from the Seicento: Summer Hassan (soprano), Michael Kuhn & Raúl Melo (tenors), Manami Mizumoto & Rebecca Nelson (violins), Majka Demcak (viola), Paul Holmes Morton (theorbo & guitar), Doug Balliett (bass instruments) / Elliot Figg (music director & harpsichord). The little OPERA theatre of ny, St. John’s in the Village, New York, 4.6.2021. Streamed by Musae live. (RP)

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Fresh and vital Kernis and Suk from The Cleveland Orchestra

United StatesUnited States In Focus / Episode Twelve, Celestial Serenades: Michael Sachs (trumpet), Yolanda Kondonassis (harp), Strings of The Cleveland Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran (conductor). Performed in Severance Hall, Cleveland, recorded in spring 2021, broadcast 3.5.2021, and reviewed as a video stream. (MSJ)

Vinay Parameswaran conducts The Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Elim Chan conducts a sensational performance in Glasgow of Lutosławski’s Concert for Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wojciech Kilar, Chopin, Lutosławski: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Elim Chan (conductor). Performed in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and streamed by RSNO Digital Concert online, 4.6.2021. (GT)

Benjamin Grosvenor performs Chopin’s First Piano Concerto

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After 14 years of exploration and challenge with the LPO, Jurowski’s Swan Lake is his last word

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Filmed (directed by Nathan Prince) at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 2.5.2021 by Intersection and streamed via marquee.tv 2.6.2021. (CC)

Vladimir Jurowski

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‘Rage, blow!’: Reimann’s Lear returns to Munich with Gerhaher in the title role

GermanyGermany Aribet Riemann, Lear: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Bavarian State Opera / Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor). 30.5.2021 performance at the National Theater, Munich, streamed (directed by Myriam Hoyer) on 1.6.2021. (JPr)

Reimann’s Lear Act II (c) W. Hösl

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