Choral Soundscapes Celebrate R. Murray Schafer’s 85th Birthday

18/07/2018

Schafer: Christina Cichos (soprano), Fabiana Katz (alto), Steven Belanger (baritone), George Roberts (narrator), Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra / Jon Washburn (conductor), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 6.7.2018. (GN)

Jon Washburn Conducts Vancouver Chamber Choir & Chamber Players © Matthew Baird

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A Loeffler Discovery and a Charlotte Bray Premiere Impress in Aix-en-Provence

18/07/2018

 Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [1], ‘L’Alto à l’honneur’ – Loeffler, Bray, Liszt, Kodály, and Brahms: Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Andrea Hill (soprano), Edwige Herchenroder (piano). Conservatoire Darius Milhaud, Aix, 13.7.2018. (MB)

Tabea Zimmermann (c) Marco Borggreve

Tabea Zimmermann (c) Marco Borggreve

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Enescu’s Octet Steals the Show

17/07/2018

Beethoven, Prokofiev, Enescu: Seattle Chamber Music Society – Cynthia Phelps (viola), Cameron Crozman (cello), Karen Gomyo (violin), Max Levinson (piano), James Ehnes (violin), Alexander Kerr (violin), Jun Iwasaki (violin), Stephen Rose (violin), Maiya Papach (viola), Rebecca Albers (viola), Raphael Bell (cello), and Bion Tsang (cello), Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle, 13.7.2018. (ZC)

James Ehnes (violin) (c) Ben Ealovega

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Superlative Performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Zurich Opera

16/07/2018

Mendelssohn, Elijah: Soloists, Chorus and part-time choruses of the Zurich Opera (chorus-master, Janko Kastelic), Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 15.7.2018. (JR)

Golda Schultz, Mihoko Fujimura, Benjamin Bruns, Christof Fischesser, Fabio Luisi and Janko Kastelic (left to right) (c) John Rhodes

(l-r) Golda Schultz, Mihoko Fujimura, Benjamin Bruns, Christof Fischesser, Fabio Luisi
and Janko Kastelic (c) John Rhodes

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Aspen 3: Trifonov’s Chopin Tribute, a Sublime Emerson Quartet, and a Rossini Favorite

15/07/2018

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Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [3]

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The Liceu Opera Season Comes to a Close with Donizetti’s La favorite

15/07/2018

Donizetti, La favorite: Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / Patrick Summers (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 11 & 13.7.2018. (JMI)

La favorite © A. Bofill

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Aspen 2: Gypsy Fun from Finckel and Han

14/07/2018

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 Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [2]
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A Joyous Tanglewood Concert for Dark Times

14/07/2018

2018 Tanglewood – Brahms and Shostakovich: Rudoph Buchbinder (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA, 8.7.2018. (CSa)  

Tanglewood 2018 – BSO, Andris Nelsons (conductor) & Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) (c) Hilary Scott

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