New Dennehy/Walsh Opera Tackles Assisted Suicide

11/08/2015

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (4) – Donnacha Dennehy & Enda Walsh, The Last Hotel: Landmark Productions and Wide Open Opera, Crash Ensemble / André de Ridder (conductor), Royal Lyceum Theatre, 10.8.2015. (SRT)

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Nicola Benedetti’s Attractive Korngold at the Proms

11/08/2015

 

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 34. Britten, Korngold and Prokofiev: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 10.8.2015 (AS)

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Nicola Benedetti plays Korngold’s Violin Concerto
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Pollini’s Profoundly Satisfying Beethoven and Schoenberg

10/08/2015

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival (1) – Beethoven and Schoenberg: Maurizio Pollini (piano). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 9.8.2015 (MB) Read more

A Heroic Strauss Performance from Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

10/08/2015

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (3) – The Opening Concert, Brahms and Strauss:  Edinburgh Festival Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, 08.08.2015 (SRT)
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Nash Show Responsiveness and Integration in Vaughan Williams and Schubert

09/08/2015

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Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (2) – Vaughan Williams, Schubert, The Nash Ensemble, Queen’s Hall, 08.08.2015 (SRT)

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Edinburgh Festival Opens with Powerful Music and Eye-Popping Effects

09/08/2015

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (1) – Adams, The Harmonium Project: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Festival Square (exterior of the Usher Hall), 08.08.2015 (SRT)

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Harmonium Project, Credit 59 Productions

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Unflagging Energy  in Bayreuth’s Rat-Infested Lohengrin

08/08/2015

GermanyGermany Bayreuth Festival 2015 [4] Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Alain Altinoglu (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 4.8.2015. (JPr)

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Der fliegende Holländer becomes Parable of Today’s Consumerist World

08/08/2015

GermanyGermany  Bayreuth Festival 2015 [3] Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival. / Axel Kober (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 3.8.2015. (JPr)

Der fliegende Holländer becomes Parable of Today's Consumerist World

Der fliegende Holländer becomes Parable of Today’s Consumerist World

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