St John’s Smith Square Unveils its 30th Christmas Festival

St John’s Smith Square Unveils its 30th Christmas Festival The St John’s Smith Square 30th Christmas Festival has now flourished into a series of 14 concerts running from 11-23 December under the artistic directorship of Stephen Layton. The great British choral tradition continues to influence the programming, with The Choir of King’s College London returning to … Read more

Having a Ball: Rossini’s La Cenerentola Returns to Gothenburg

SwedenSweden Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola Soloists, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra and male chorus, dancers, Giancarlo Andretta (conductor), Gothenburg Opera main stage, 14.5.2015 (NS)

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“Left to right: Alidoro (Fredrik Helgesson), Don Ramiro (Sergey Romanovsky), Don Magnifico (Markus Schwartz), dancers, Dandini (Åke Zetterström), Angelina (Gaia Petrone). Photo: Mats Bäcker.”

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Cheltenham Music Festival: Marian Motets and Duruflé Requiem Find Sympathetic Acoustic

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tallis, Victoria, Palestrina, Parsons, Weir, Kendall, Andrew, Tabakova, Tavener  Duruflé: Esther Brazil (mezzo sporano), Nicholas Morton (baritone), Choir of Merton College Oxford, St Cecilia Singers, Oriel Singers, Guy Johnston (cello), Carleton Etherington (organ) / Benjamin Nicholas (conductor), Gloucester Cathedral, 8.7.2014.

 

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Cheltenham Music Festival: Getting to Know a New Generation of Musicians

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Schubert, Brahms, Dvořák,Gossek, A Panufnik, Vaughan Williams, Ravel, Debussy, Bacevicz: BBC New Generation Artists, Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, 8-10.7.2014 9 (RJ0)

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Cheltenham Music Festival: An Eruption of New Music at Cheltenham

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Andrzej Panufnik, Roxanna Panufnik: Brodsky Quartet, Pittville Pump Room, 5.7.2014 (RJ)

Graham Fitkin, Michael Zev Gordon, Tom Stewart, Piers Hellawell, Arlene Sierra, Gavin Higgins: Fidelio Trio, Pittville Pump Room, 5.7.2014 (RJ)

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Cheltenham Music Festival:  Compelling New Music Drama Inspired by Japanese Prints  

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Nicola Lefanu, Tokaido Road (world premiere): Soloists, Okeanos / Dominic Wheeler (conductor), Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham, 6.7.2014.

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Cheltenham Music Festival 2014: Benedetti & Co Take Spa Town by Storm

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven, Triple Concerto in C, Op 56:  Benedetti/Elschenbroich/Grynyuk Trio, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), Town Hall, Cheltenham, 2.7.2014

Brahms, Arlene Sierra, Shostakovich: Benedetti/Elschenbroich /Grynyuk Trio, Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Benjamin Marquise Gilmore (viola), Town Hall, Cheltenham, 3.7.2014.

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