Mari Eriksmoen makes a sensational Edinburgh Festival debut

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2021 [4] – Grieg, Backer Grøndahl, Schumann and Wolf: Mari Eriksmoen (soprano), Daniel Heide (piano). Old College Quad, 11.8.2021. (SRT)

Mari Eriksmoen (soprano) and Daniel Heide (piano) (c) Ryan Buchanan

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Distinguished Schumann ‘Rheinish’ performance is the highlight of the BBC Philharmonic’s Prom

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms 2021 [8] – Britta Byström, Sibelius, and Schumann: Liza Ferschtman (violin), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2021. (MB)

Liza Ferschtman (violin) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s indestructible songbook delights Edinburgh

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival [3] – Rodgers and Hammerstein, A Grand Night for Singing: Soloists, Edinburgh Festival Ensemble, Wayne Marshall (music director), Kim Creswell (staging). Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 10.8.2021. (SRT)

Danielle de Niese, Anna-Jane Casey and Kim Creswell in A Grand Night for Singing (c) J. Shurte

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At the Proms there is Hope for the future from Jonathon Heyward and the National Youth Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms 2021 [5] – Laura Jurd, Prokofiev, Jessie Montgomery, Beethoven: Nicola Benedetti (violin), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain / Jonathon Heyward (conductor). 7.8.2021 performance at the Royal Albert Hall, London, and reviewed when shown (directed by Matthew Woodward) on BBC Four. (JPr)

Jonathon Heywood (c) Chris Christodoulou

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