French Polish: Capuçon and Thibaudet Shine in Tanglewood Recital

20/07/2019

2019 Tanglewood Music Festival [3] – Schumann, Brahms, Sibelius and Shostakovich: Gautier Capuçon (cello), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Ozawa Hall, Lenox, 17.7.2019. (CSa)

Capuçon and Thibaudet in recital at Ozawa Hall (c) Hilary Scott

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Splendid, Lyrical Account of the Glagolitic Mass at the Opening of the 2019 BBC Proms

20/07/2019

BBC PROM 1 – Di Castri, Dvořák, Janáček: Asmik Grigorian (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), Ladislav Elgr (tenor), Jan Martiník (bass), BBC Singers; BBC Chorus & Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.7.2019. (CC)

Asmik Grigorian (soprano) and Karina Canellakis (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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One Memorable Final Journey for Rick Wakeman to the Centre of the Earth

17/07/2019

Rick Wakeman’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth: Rick Wakeman (keyboards), Robert Powell (narrator), Alfie Boe, Ashley Holt, Hayley Sanderson (vocals), English Chamber Choir, The English Rock Ensemble (Dave Colquhoun [guitar], Tony Fernandez [drums], Matt Pegg [bass], Adam Wakeman [keyboards, guitar], Orion Orchestra / Guy Protheroe (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 14.7.2019. (JPr)

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Back to Bach at Tanglewood as Hilary Hahn Pushes in New Directions

16/07/2019

2019 Tanglewood Music Festival [2] – J. S. Bach: Hilary Hahn (violin),  Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, 10.7.2019 (CSa)

Hilary Hahn performing Bach at Ozawa Hall (c) Hilary Scott

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Zurich’s Admirable Beethoven From Fabio Luisi and Beatrice Rana

16/07/2019

Beethoven: Beatrice Rana (piano), Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera House, 14.7.2019. (JR)

Fabio Luisi & Philharmonia Zurich (c) Monika Rittershaus

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With the LSO, Harding and Ehnes Offer Thrills in Santa Barbara

15/07/2019

Tilson Thomas, Beethoven, Bartók: James Ehnes (violin), London Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor). Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, 13.7.2019. (LV)

James Ehnes (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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At Aspen, Baráti Delivers on Ysaÿe and Ravel

15/07/2019

Aspen Music Festival [II]: Aspen, Colorado. 8-11.7.2019 (HS)

Kristóf Baráti (c) Marco Borggreve

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In Philadelphia, Commemorating Bernstein’s Centennial with an Exhilarating Candide

13/07/2019

Bernstein, Candide: Soloists, Philadelphia Symphonic Choir (director: Joe Miller), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 22.6.2019. (BJ)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin (left) and the cast of Candide

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