Mastersingers and the Rehearsal Orchestra near the Wagnerian summit with Siegfried Act III

22/10/2019

Wagner, Siegfried Act III: Soloists, Rehearsal Orchestra / Anthony Legge (conductor), Henry Wood Hall, London, 20.10.2019. (JPr)

Siegfried Act III rehearsal at Henry Wood Hall (c) Mastersingers

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Roderick Williams charts an emotional trajectory in Schubert’s Winter Journey

22/10/2019

Oxford Lieder Festival 2019 [2] – Ross Griffey & Schubert, Tales of the Beyond: Nicholas Mogg and Roderick Williams (baritones), Christopher Glynn (piano). St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford, 21.10.2019. (CR)

Roderick Williams

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Thomas Oliemans’s brilliance lifts The Day of the Dead at the Oxford Lieder Festival

18/10/2019

Oxford Lieder Festival 2019 [1] – Tippett, Finzi, Schubert, Brahms, Mussorgsky, Fauré: Soloists invited by Sholto Kynoch (artistic director). Holywell Cemetery & Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 15.10 2019. (CP)

Thomas Oliemans

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Whitgift Three Schools Concert at Fairfield Halls

18/10/2019

William Brotherhood, Holst, John Rutter, Grieg, Gilbert and Sullivan, Henryk Wieniawski, Jack Oades: Various orchestras, ensembles and choruses of the three Whitgift Schools (Whitgift, Trinity and Oratory). Conductors: Ms Lorraine Temple, Mr Philip Winter, Mr James Griffith, Ms Liz Regan, Ms Charlotte Orr, Ms Rosanna Whitfield, Mr David Swinson (the designation Ms and Mr is used by the three schools and is followed here).  Phoenix Hall at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 16.10.2019. (JB)

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Violin sonatas by Fauré and Ravel played by Savitri Grier and Yundu Wang is a perfect lunchtime concert

16/10/2019

Ravel, Fauré: Savitri Grier (violin), Yundu Wang (piano), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. 11.10.2019. (GPu)

Savitri Grier (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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An invigorating recital by Vilde Frang at Wigmore Hall

15/10/2019

Brahms, Schubert, Bartók: Vilde Frang (violin), Michail Lifits (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.10.2019. (CS)

(c) Marco Borggreve

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Simonov and Moscow Philharmonic open Edinburgh’s Sunday Classics concerts series with style and verve

14/10/2019

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich: Alexandra Dariescu (soloist), Moscow Philharmonic /Yuri Simonov (conductor). Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 13.10.2019. (GT)

Yuri Simonov

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Clemens Schuldt makes an animated London debut with the Philharmonia

14/10/2019

Schumann, Mendelssohn, Beethoven: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra / Clemens Schuldt (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 13.10.2019. (CS)

Augustin Hadelich (c) Rosalie O’Connor

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