NYO2 at Carnegie Hall – A Celebration of Youth, Excellence and the Americas

02/08/2019

Falla, Montero, Stravinsky: Gabriela Montero (piano), NYO2 / Carlos Miguel Prieto (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 30.7.2019. (RP)

Carlos Miguel Prieto (conductor) and NYO2 at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee

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A Glorious Prom by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

02/08/2019

BBC PROM 17 – Sibelius, Prokofiev & R. Strauss: Gil Shaham (violin), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Yannick Nézet‐Séguin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.7.2019. (CS)

Gil Shaham (c) C Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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An Engrossing Three Choirs Festival Recital by Roderick Williams and Susie Allan

02/08/2019

Three Choirs Festival [10] – Various composers: Roderick Williams (baritone), Susie Allan (piano), Cheltenham College Theatre, Cheltenham, 1.8.2019. (JQ)

Roderick Williams & Susie Allan (c) Will Corder

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Papagena Bring Bewitching Sound and Zestful Entertainment to the Three Choirs Festival

01/08/2019

Three Choirs Festival [9] – Nuns and Roses: Papagena (Elizabeth Drury, Abbi Temple, Suzzie Vango [sopranos], Suzie Purkis, Sarah Tennant-Flowers [altos]) St Mary de Crypt Church, Gloucester 31.7.2019. (JQ)

Papagena

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Ton Koopman and Klaus Mertens Open Baroque Itinéraire 2019

01/08/2019

Itinéraire Baroque [1]: Opening Concert – Bach and his Successors: Klaus Mertens (baritone), Ton Koopman (harpsichord). Église Abbatiale Saint-Cybard de Cercles, France, 25.7.2019. (CC)

Ton Koopman and Klaus Mertens © Jean-Michel Bale

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Three Choirs Festival Gives a Belated Handel Première – with a Mendelssohnian Twist

01/08/2019

Three Choirs Festival [8] – Handel/Mendelssohn: Susanna Fairbairn (soprano), Rebecca Afonwy Jones (mezzo-soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Stuart Jackson (tenor), James Newby (bass), Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Geraint Bowen (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 31.7.2019. (JQ)

Israel in Ägypten at the Three Choirs Festival (c) Michael Whitefoot

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Des canyons aux étoiles: BBC SO Under Oramo Gives Stellar Proms Messiaen Performance

01/08/2019

BBC PROM 13 – Messiaen, Des canyons aux étoiles: Martin Owen (horn), Nicolas Hodges (piano), David Hockings (xylorimba), Alex Neal (glockenspiel), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London. 28.7.2019. (CSa)

Sakari Oramo (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Wide-Ranging Repertoire for Lisbon’s TalentFest I

01/08/2019

Festival Verão Clássico 2019: TalentFest I: Heleen Goeminne (soprano), Anna Quadrátová (mezzo-soprano), Xabier Gullón (clarinet), Marrianne Liu, Eva Li, Seohee Min (violins), Miguel Sobrinho, Dana Lee (violas), Ayoun Kim, André Gunko, Sebastian Mansell (cellos), Caroline Peach (double bass), Wouter Valvekens, Florent Ling (pianos). Sala Luís de Freitas Branco, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal. 30.7.2019. (LV)

Heleen Goeminne (c) Rosa Maria Barrantes

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