John Wilson and his Orchestra Return to the Proms to Tell The Warner Brothers Story

10/08/2019

BBC Prom 30 – The Warner Brothers Story: Mikaela Bennett (soprano), Louise Dearman (soprano), Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano), Matt Ford (baritone). Maida Vale Singers. John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 9.8.2019. (MMB)

John Wilson at the 2019 BBC Proms (c) Mark Allan

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Burlesque Le nozze di Figaro at Dala-Floda

10/08/2019

Dala-Floda Operafest [2] – Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Håkapellet (Ola Ottosson [piano], Jonas Lindgård [violin], Christian Sahlin [cello]). Björbo Opera House. Dala Floda, 5.8.2019. (GF)

Hannah Körner (Cherubin) and Anders Falbe (Count Almaviva) © Göran Forsling

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Kendal Sees and Hears Raphael Wallfisch as Still ‘a Master at Work’

10/08/2019

Lake District Summer Music [2]  – Barrière, Beethoven, Martinů, Clarke, Mendelssohn: Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John York (piano), Kristiana Ignatjeva (second cello). St. Thomas’s Church, Kendal, Cumbria, 8.8.2019. (MC)

John York & Raphael Wallfisch (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Exciting Music-Making from the Marmen Quartet at the Fringe

10/08/2019

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 [2] – ROSL Roundup: Royal Overseas League at the Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh, 9.8.2019. (SRT)

Marmen Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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In Lisbon, TalentFest Heats Up Before the Finals

09/08/2019

Beethoven, Bottesini, Debussy, Françaix, Poulenc, Mozart, Schumann, others: Janina Staub (soprano), Rosanna Cooper (mezzo-soprano), Calvin Kim, João Paiva, Julija Vrabec (clarinets), Charlotte Chahuneau, Lily Higson-Smith, Valerie Kim (violins), Julia Wawrowska (viola), Zhelin Wen, Gustavo Rocha (double basses). Sala Luís de Freitas Branco, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal, 1-4.8.2019. (LV)

Gustavo Rocha (c) Rosa Maria Barrantes

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Sol Gabetta’s Exquisite Performance of Weinberg’s Cello Concerto at the Proms

08/08/2019

BBC Prom 25 – Sibelius, Weinberg, Tchaikovsky: Sol Gabetta (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Dalia Stasevska (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.8.2019. (AK)

Sol Gabetta (cello) at the 2019 BBC Proms (c) Chris Christodoulou

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At Edinburgh, the Kanneh-Mason Siblings Impress and are a Great Pairing

07/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival 2019 [4] – Beethoven, Lutoslawski, Debussy, Fauré, Mendelssohn: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 7.8.2019. (SRT) Read more

Marmen Quartet at the 2019 Lake District Summer Music

07/08/2019

Lake District Summer Music [1] – Haydn, Ligeti, Brahms: Marmen Quartet (Johannes Marmen [violin], Ricky Gore [violin], Bryony Gibson-Cornish [viola], Steffan Morris [cello]), Hélène Clément [viola], Bartholomew LaFollette [cello]. St. Thomas’s Church, Kendal, Cumbria, 5.8.2019. (MC)

Marmen Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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