Dame Sarah Connolly’s eclectic programme at the Wigmore Hall seems to reflect the world as it currently is

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Poulenc, Roussel, Mahler, Bridge, and Chilcott, Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) and Malcolm Martineau (piano): 16.9.2020 performance reviewed as a live stream (directed by Calum Wyllie) from the Wigmore Hall, London. (JPr)

John Gilhooly presents Dame Sarah Connolly with the RPS Honorary Membership

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The Dresden Festival Orchestra’s Beethoven shows all you need is the right players and a sympathetic conductor

GermanyGermany Beethoven: Dresden Festival Orchestra / Josep Caballé Domenech (conductor). 12.9.2020 performance from Löwensaal, Dresden, reviewed when streamed live on Dreamstage. (LV)

Josep Caballé Domenech (conductor)

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Beauty, simplicity, and emotion mark Joyce DiDonato’s foray into Met Stars Live in Concert

GermanyGermany Met Stars Live in Concert [5] – Joyce DiDonato in Bochum (a second review): Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Carrie-Ann Matheson (piano), Il Pomo d’Oro. Live stream (directed by Gary Halvorson) from Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany, 12.9.2020. (RP)

Joyce DiDonato

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Live in Concert Joyce DiDonato is a virtuoso singer who dives body and soul into all she sings

GermanyGermany Met Stars Live in Concert [5] – Joyce DiDonato in Bochum: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Carrie-Ann Matheson (piano), Il Pomo d’Oro. Live Streamed in HD (directed by Gary Halvorson) from the Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany, 12.9.2020. (MMB)

Joyce DiDonato

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Insufficient joy and comfort from a socially distanced Last Night of the Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms Live – Last Night of the Proms: Golda Schultz (soprano), Nicola Benedetti (violin), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Dalia Stasevska (conductor). Broadcast live (directed for TV by Matthew Woodward) from the Royal Albert Hall, 12.9.2020. (JPr)

Golda Schultz (soprano), Dalia Stasevska (conductor) and the BBC SO
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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