Sir John Eliot Gardiner leads a Berlioz performance of awe-inspiring scope at the Proms


United StatesUnited States BBC PROM 59 – Berlioz: Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 2.9.2019. (CC)

Michael Spyres (Cellini) and Sophia Burgos (Teresa) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Bramwell Tovey leads the Proms’ 150th anniversary tribute to Sir Henry Wood


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 56 – Ravel, Ireland, Tabakova, Debussy, Granados, Wagner and Grainger: Leon McCawley (piano), Nathaniel Anderson-Frank (violin), BBC Concert Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.8.2019. (AS)

Bramwell Tovey

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The Shanghai Symphony makes an auspicious Proms debut


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 57 – Qigang Chen, Mozart, Rachmaninov: Eric Lu (piano); Shanghai Symphony Orchestra / Long Yu (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 1.9.2019. (CC)

Long Yu conducts the Shanghai SO (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Superb performance of Handel’s Jephtha graces the BBC Proms


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 55 – Handel: Soloists, SCO Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Richard Egarr (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.8.2019. (CC)

BBC Prom 55 –  Handel’s Jephtha (c) Chris Christodoulou

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An Inspiring Evening of English Music at the Proms


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 53 – Vaughan Williams, Wood, Elgar: Stacey Tappan (soprano), Anthony Gregory (tenor), Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.8.2019. (CC)

Stacey Tappan (soprano) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Multi-Faceted Musicianship of Ryan Wigglesworth Showcased at the Proms


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 52Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Wigglesworth and Stravinsky: Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Britten Sinfonia / Ryan Wigglesworth (piano/conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.8.2019. (AS)

Ryan Wigglesworth (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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The Amatis Trio Celebrate Robert & Clara Schumann at the Proms


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROMS AT … CADOGAN HALL 6 – Robert & Clara Schumann: Amatis Trio (Lea Hausmann [violin], Samuel Shepherd [cello], Mengjie Han [piano]), Cadogan Hall, London, 26.8.2019. (CS)

Amatis Trio (c) Marco Borggreve

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Enjoyable, Stimulating Prom from the Orchestre de Paris and Daniel Harding


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 50 – Schumann, Widmann, Beethoven: Orchestre de Paris / Daniel Harding (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.8.2019. (CC)

Daniel Harding

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