Rare Rossini Gets a Good Outing at Buxton.

19/07/2014

  Gioachimo Rossini, Otello (concert performance sung in Italian with English surtitles): Soloists, Northern Chamber Orchestra. Buxton Festival Chorus /  Stephen Barlow (conductor), Opera House, Buxton, 17.7.2014. (RJF) Read more

Dvorák’s Rarely Heard Jacobin is Ideal Festival Fare for Buxton

17/07/2014

  Antonin Dvorák, The Jacobin. (sung in English, with surtitles):   Soloists, Northern Chamber Orchestra, / Stephen Barlow (conductor), Opera House, Buxton, 12.7.2014 (RJF)

 

The Jacobin - Antonin Dvorak - Buston Festival - 12th July 2014

The Jacobin – Antonin Dvorak – Buxton Festival – 12th July 2014

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A Great Classical Story Gets an Update at Buxton Festival.

16/07/2014

 Christoph Willibald Gluck, Orfeo ed Eurydice (sung in Italian with English surtitles): Soloists, Buxton Festival Chorus. Northern Chamber Orchestra / Stuart Stratford. (conductor), Opera House, Buxton, 13.7.2014. (RJF)

Orfeo Ed Euridice - Christoph Willibald Gluck - Buxton Festival

Orfeo Ed Euridice – Christoph Willibald Gluck – Buxton Festival

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Big Engines and Voices Get 2014 Buxton Festival Off to a Great Start.

15/07/2014

 Opening Gala Concert.: Susan Bullock (Soprano),  Richard Berkeley-Steele (tenor), Kinder Children’s Choir of the High Peak (Choir mistress, Joyce Ellis MBE), Northern Chamber Orchestra / Stephen Barlow.(conductor), Opera House, Buxton, 11.7.2014 (RJF)

Susan Bullock, Festival Chorus and Kinder Choir in Opera Gala-500

Susan Bullock and Richard Berkley-Steel in Opera Gala

Susan Bullock and Richard Berkley-Steel in Opera Gala

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