Resounding success for three avant-garde masterpieces at Musikfest Berlin 2022

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [12] – Xenakis, Zimmermann, Dallapiccola: Wolfgang Koch (baritone), Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo-soprano), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (tenor), Caspar Singh (tenor), Oliver Boyd (baritone), Rundfunkchor Berlin (chorusmaster: Gijs Leenaars), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Livestreamed on Digital Concert Hall from the Philharmonie Berlin, 17.9.2022. (GT)

Kirill Petrenko conducts Wolfgang Koch (The Prisoner) and the Berlin Philharmonic © Bettina Stoss

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Gurrelieder heard once more in London – but with mixed results from Gardner and LPO

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schoenberg: Soloists, London Philharmonic Choir (chorus director: Neville Creed), London Symphony Chorus (chorus director: Simon Halsey), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 24.9.2022. (MB)

Edward Gardner conducts David Butt Philip (Waldemar) and the London Philharmonic Orchestra © LPO

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Vale of Glamorgan Festival opens with three orchestral premieres and a Grace Williams rarity

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vale of Glamorgan 2022 Festival, opening concert: Clare Hammond (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Jac van Steen (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 22.9.2022. (PCG)

Clare Hammond © Julie Kim

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