There is music that assuages from James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong in Seattle

United StatesUnited States Beethoven: James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano), presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, streaming from Center for Chamber Music, Seattle, 12.7.2020. (HS)

James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong (c) Aspen Music Festival

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Jonathan Ferrucci is a wunderkind pianist with noble soul

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Bartók, Schumann: Jonathan Ferrucci (piano). Recital presented by the Arts Club of Washington with the Keyboard Charitable Trust at St Mary’s Perivale, West London. 12.7.2020 performance streamed live. (JB)

Jonathan Ferrucci

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Singers show what San Francisco Opera missed due to the pandemic

United StatesUnited States San Francisco Opera, Celebrating the Summer Season: Michelle Bradley (soprano), Louise Alder (soprano), Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Russell Thomas (tenor), Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor), Chorus and Orchestra of San Francisco Opera / Eun Sun Kim (conductor), Various locations, 10.7.2020. (HS)

Matthew Shilvock (host), Russell Thomas (tenor), & Michelle Bradley (soprano)

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Even Covid-19 cannot stop Aspen from celebrating Robert Spano, albeit virtually

United StatesUnited States Aspen’s 2020 Virtual Festival Opening: Renée Fleming (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Kelley O’Connor (mezzo-soprano), Yefim Bronfman (piano), Robert McDuffie (violin), Nancy Goeres (bassoon), Michael Rusinek (clarinet), Elizabeth Pridgeon (piano), Brian Locke (piano), Robert Ainsley (piano). Various locations, 5.7.2020. (HS)

Renée Fleming at the Aspen season virtual opening

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After 25 years, an effusive online adieu to Michael Tilson Thomas in San Francisco

United StatesUnited States MTT25: Audra McDonald (soprano, co-host), Susan Graham (mezzo soprano, co-host), Measha Brueggergosman (soprano), Julia Bullock (soprano), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Sasha Cooke (soprano and piano), Isabel Leonard (mezzo soprano), Christian Reif (piano), San Francisco Symphony Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor). Online event, 28.6.2020. (HS)

Measha Brueggergosman sings ‘I’m Nobody! Who are you?’ with violist Carrie Vanslyke

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Live from Covent Garden showcases some impressive singers from the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Various composers, Live from Covent Garden: Singers of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, Patrick Milne (harpsichord and piano), Edmund Whitehead (piano), soloists of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Hosted by Katie Derham, streamed live and reviewed on 27.6.2020. (JPr)

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha (soprano)

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