A varied, stimulating and very long Vattnäs Chamber Music Festival day

SwedenSweden Vattnäs Chamber Music Festival [2] – From Stenhammar to Bernstein – Old and New Music Carved on Stone for the Future: Vattnäs Strings, Agnes Auer (soprano), Tobias Westman (tenor), Anna Baek Christensen (soprano), Martin Sturfält (piano), Michael Engström (piano), Octavian Leyva Dragomir (piano), Jacob Kellermann (guitar), Anders Paulsson (soprano saxophone). Vattnäs Concert Barn, 14.7.2023. (GF)

Anders Paulsson playing Piazzolla © Göran Forsling

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Folk Music Slant in new Vattnäs Chamber Music Festival

SwedenSweden Vattnäs Chamber Music Festival [1] – Various, Festive inauguration among men and beasts: Earendel Quintet, Synne Vinje (soprano), Alva Olsson (soprano), Rebecca Fjällsby (mezzo-soprano), Anna Johansen (saxophone), Michael Engström (piano), Jacob Kellermann (guitar), Vattnäs Strings, et al. Vattnäs Concert Barn, 13.7.2023. (GF)

Synne Vinje sings Grieg’s Haugtussa © Göran Forsling

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The opening concert at the Second International Chamber Music Academy in Ochsenhausen

GermanyGermany Second International Chamber Music Academy at the Landesakademie in Ochsenhausen [1]: Faculty members Matthias Buchholz (viola) and Zora Slokar (horn), and students. Bibliothekssaal, Bad Schussenried, 14.7.2023. (LV)

Beethoven’s Sextet, Op.81b © Lark Larisa Pilinsky

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Tanglewood’s arcadian Così fan tutte: a transport of delights

United StatesUnited States Tanglewood 2023 [1] – Mozart, Così fan tutte: Soloists, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor). Tanglewood, Massachusetts, 15.7.2023. (CSa)

Così fan tutte at Tanglewood © Hilary Scott

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NYO-USA & NYO2: Celebrating the future at Carnegie Hall with youth, artistry and energy

United StatesUnited States Various: Gil Shaham (violin), National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor). Jennifer Koh (violin), NYO2 / Joseph Young (conductor). Carnegie Hall, New York, 14 and 15.7.2023. (RP)

Gil Shaham (violin) with NYO-USA © Chris Lee

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