The pity of war: Kent Nagano’s shattering War Requiem in Zurich  

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Britten, War Requiem: Georgia Jarman (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Russell Braun (baritone), Zürcher Sing-Akademie (chorus master: Florian Helgath), Zürcher Sängerknaben (chorus masters: Konrad von Aarburg & Alphons von Aarburg), Tonhalle Orchestra / Kent Nagano (conductor). Tonhalle, Zurich 7.10.2021. (JR)

Kent Nagano (c) Antoine Saito

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Eclectic music programming celebrates the BBC SO’s Barbican Hall return after pandemic woes

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Symphony Orchestra’s A New Dawn: Ben Goldscheider (French horn), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Livestream (directed by Matthew Woodward) from Barbican Hall, London, 2.10.2021. (JPr)

Sakari Oramo conducts Ben Goldscheider (French horn) and the BBC Symphony Orchestra (c) Mark Allan

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