Jansons and the Bavarian RSO on autopilot with Shostakovich’s Tenth in Munich

28/10/2019

GermanyGermany Weber, R. Strauss, Shostakovich: Rudolf Buchbinder (piano), Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Mariss Jansons (conductor), Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich, 25.10.2019. (JR)

Mariss Jansons © George Thum

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Martyn Brabbins leads a wonderful performance of The Apostles

28/10/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Elgar, The Apostles: Elizabeth Watts (soprano – The Angel Gabriel/The Blessed Virgin Mary), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano – Mary Magdalene/Narrator 2), Allan Clayton (tenor – St John/Narrator 1), Roderick Williams (baritone – Jesus), David Stout (baritone – St Peter); Brindley Sherratt (bass – Judas), BBC Symphony Chorus, London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 26.10.2019. (CC)

Martyn Brabbins (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Simone Lamsma’s sensational Bruch with the Hallé in Blackburn

28/10/2019

Kodály, Bruch, Brahms: Simone Lamsma (violin), Hallé / Jamie Phillips (conductor). King George’s Hall, Blackburn, 25.10.2019. (MC)

Simone Lamsma

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Two impressive Messiaen concerts at the Oxford Lieder Festival

28/10/2019

Oxford Lieder Festival 2019 [4] – Messiaen: (CR) Read more

In Edinburgh Miloš Karadaglić’s guitar gives the public what they want

28/10/2019

Rossini, Rodrigo, Villa-Lobos, Falla, Bizet: Miloš Karadaglić (guitar), Flanders Symphony Orchestra / Jose Luis Gomez (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 27.10.2019. (SRT)

Miloš Karadaglić

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Croydon Philharmonic Choir’s Verdi Requiem at Fairfield Halls

27/10/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi Requiem: Erica Eloff (soprano), Samantha Price (mezzo-soprano), Alberto Sousa (tenor), Nicholas Warden (bass), Croydon Philharmonic Choir, London Mozart Players / David Gibson (conductor). Phoenix Hall at Fairfield Halls, 26.10.2019. (JB) Read more

In Berlin François-Xavier Roth leads two enlivening and edifying concerts in one evening

27/10/2019

GermanyGermany Haydn, Bartók, and Varèse: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Sarah Aristidou (soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Scholars of the Karajan Academy / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 26.10.2019 (MB)

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Dalia Stasevska makes a strong impression with the BBC Symphony Orchestra  

27/10/2019

Britten, Stravinsky and Rachmaninov: BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Dalia Stasevska (conductor), Barbican Concert Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 26.10.2019. (AS)

Dalia Stasevska (c) Mark Allan/BBC

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