Plenty of Interesting Music but Little Drama at the Proms from Salonen and the Philharmonia

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 36 – Webern, Mahler and Wagner: Soloists, Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa‐Pekka Salonen (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London., 9.8.2018. (JPr)

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Juanjo Mena Bids Farewell to the BBC Philharmonic at the Proms

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom PROM 34 – Walton, Copland, Britten and Barber: Sally Matthews (soprano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, /Juanjo Mena (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.8.2018. (AS)

Juanjo Mena © Michal Novak

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Thea Musgrave is Honoured During Richard Farnes’ Notable Proms Debut

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 33Musgrave and Brahms: Golda Schultz (soprano), Johan Reuter (baritone), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Richard Farnes (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.8.2018. (AS)

Golda Schultz (soprano) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus conducted by Richard Farnes (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou
Golda Schultz (soprano), BBC SO & Richard Farnes (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra’s Superb Account of Ives’ Second Symphony

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 31 – Bernstein, Gershwin, Ives: Inon Barnatan (piano), Minnesota Orchestra / Osmo Vänskä (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.8.2018. (CC)

Minnesota Orchestra & Osmo Vänskä (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The NYO’s Prom Shows the Sheer Joy of Music-Making

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 28 – Mussorgsky, Benjamin, Ravel, Ligeti, Debussy: Tamara Stefanovich (piano), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain / George Benjamin (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 5.8.2018. (CS)

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain with Sir George Benjamin (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Hero’s Life: BBC NOW Present a Compelling Narrative at the Proms

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 24 – Ethel Smyth, Dvořák, Richard Strauss: Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Otto Tausk (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 1.8.2018. (CS)

Daniel Müller-Schott (c) Uwe Arens
Daniel Müller-Schott (c) Uwe Arens

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Andrew Manze Leads Splendid Accounts of Two Very Different ‘London’ Symphonies

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROMS 22 – Haydn and Vaughan Williams: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, / Andrew Manze (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.7.2018. (AS)

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A Performance of Eine Alpensinfonie to Cherish in the Memory

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROMS 21 – Mozart, Georg Friedrich Haas and R. Strauss: Hornroh Modern Alphorn Quartet, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Ilan Volkov (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.7.2018. (AS)

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