‘In the dark times, there will also be singing’:Mark Padmore and Mitsuko Uchilda at Wigmore Hall

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert: Mark Padmore (tenor), Mitsuko Uchida (piano). Review of 26.6.2020 performance live streamed from the Wigmore Hall, London (also broadcast on Radio 3). (CC)

Mark Padmore (c) Marco Borggreve

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Lockdown eases in Switzerland: Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich return with reduced forces

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Dukas, Stravinsky, Richard Strauss: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 25.6.2020. (JR)

Paavo Järvi (c) Frederic Meyer

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Rejoice with the NZSO! Live concerts return in New Zealand

New ZealandNew Zealand Ngū Kīoro … Harikoa Ake – Celebrating Togetherness: Eliza Boom (soprano), Simon O’Neill (tenor), Maisey Rika (vocals), Horomona Horo (taonga pūoro), Wellington region school choir members, Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Hamish McKeich (conductor). Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington., New Zealand. 26.6.2020. (DJB)

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Joseph Calleja’s With love from Malta: one of the world’s greatest voices from his home to yours

MaltaMalta Grange Park Opera Found Season’s With love from Malta – Joseph Calleja (staying at home): Joseph Calleja (tenor) and Maria Elena Farrugia (piano). Streamed online and reviewed on 23.6.2020. (JPr)

With love from Malta – Joseph Calleja

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Live from Covent Garden: Dame Sarah Connolly’s triumphant return to singing with her moving Mahler

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gluck, Mahler – Live from Covent Garden: Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), David Butt Philip (tenor), Vadim Muntagirov (dancer), soloists of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Streamed live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 20.6.2020. (JPr)

Dame Sarah Connolly (c) Tristram Kenton

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