Important Donizetti Premiere: Splendidly Performed L’Ange de Nisida

20/07/2018

Donizetti: Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 17.7.2018. (CC)

L’Ange de Nisida with David Junghoon Kim as Leone di Casaldi
(c) ROH, Opera Rara & Russell Duncan

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Sakari Oramo’s Way with Turangalîla-Symphonie is Not the Full Story

19/07/2018

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Prom 6Gershwin and Messiaen: Angela Hewitt (piano), Cynthia Millar (ondes Martinot), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.7.2018. (AS) Read more

Glyndebourne’s Proms Pelléas Baffles Watching Audience, Enchants Listeners at Home

18/07/2018

Proms

Prom 5 – Debussy: Soloists, The Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 17.7.2018. (JPr)

Christina Gansch (Mélisande), Christopher Purves (Golaud) & John Chest (Pelléas)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Elegance, Authority and Charisma as the Calidore String Quartet Make their Proms Debut

17/07/2018

Proms

Proms at Cadogan Hall 1. Caroline Shaw, Schumann: Javier Perianes (piano), Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Meyers & Ryan Meehan [violins], Jeremy Berry [viola], Estelle Choi [cello]), Cadogan Hall, London, 16.8.2018. (CS)

Ryan Meehan, Estelle Choi, Jeremy Berry, Jeffrey Meyers (l. to. r)

Ryan Meehan, Estelle Choi, Jeremy Berry, Jeffrey Meyers (l. to. r)

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Alain Altinoglu Holds Daphnis et Chloé on Too Tight a Leash

16/07/2018

Proms

 Prom 2 – Fauré, Mozart and Ravel: Francesco Piemontesi (piano), BBC Symphony Chorus, City of London Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Alain Altinoglu (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 14.7.2018. (AS)

(c) BBC Proms

Prom 2 (c) BBC Proms

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A Spectacular Audio-Visual New Work Helps to Launch the 2018 BBC Proms

14/07/2018

Proms

Prom 1 – Knussen, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Meredith: National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.7.2018. (CC)

BBC Proms_CR_Chris Christodoulou (3)

The First Night of the Proms featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble,
National Youth Choir of Great Britain & Sakari Oramo (conductor) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Thanks to Barry Humphries and Meow Meow Weimar Germany’s Silenced Voices are Heard Once More

13/07/2018

Various compoers, Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret: Barry Humphries (conférencier/voice), Meow Meow (cabaret artist), Satu Vänskä (musical director/voice), Aurora Orchestra, Barbican Theatre, London, 12.7.2018. (JPr)

Barry Humphries and Meow Meow

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An Evening of Song in Performance from Lucy Schaufer

01/07/2018

‘The Class of 1938’: Lucy Schaufer (mezzo-soprano), Huw Watkins (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 29.6.2018. (MB)

Lucy Schaufer

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