A Distinguished Conclusion to the Three Choirs Festival

05/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Three Choirs Festival [6] – Vaughan Williams, Parry, Brahms: Elizabeth Watts (soprano); Matthew Brook (bass) Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Geraint Bowen (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 4.8.2018. (JQ)

Thre Choirs Festival (c) Ash Mills

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A Real Haydn Treat to Open the Edinburgh International Festival 2018

05/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [2] – The Opening Concert, Haydn: Sarah Tynan (soprano), Robert Murray (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), National Youth Choir of Scotland (director – Christopher Bell), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Usher Hall, 4.8.2018. (SRT) Read more

A Richly Varied Second Day at Itinéraire Baroque 2018

05/08/2018

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FranceFrance Baroque Itinéraire 2018 [2]: Baroque en Cercles. Périgord vert, France. 27.7.2018. (CC)

Nous Minoés, Ayrosas Contradanças © Jean-Michel Bale

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Scotland’s Favourite Soloist, Nicola Benedetti, Opens EIF’s Queen’s Hall Series

04/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2018 [1] – Vivaldi & Telemann: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr (director/harpsichord), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 4.8.2018. (SRT) Read more

Lili Boulanger’s Magnificent and Profound Musical Cri de Coeur Caps a Splendid TCF Concert.

04/08/2018

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Three Choirs Festival [5] – Stravinsky, Walton, Ravel, Boulanger: Anna Harvey (mezzo-soprano); Magnus Walker (tenor); Timothy Ridout (viola) Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 3.8.2018. (JQ)

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Aspen 4: Trifonov’s Piano Concerto, Rich ‘Pictures’, and Gripping Early Reich

04/08/2018

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United StatesUnited States Various composers, Aspen Music Festival 2018. (HS)

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Haddon Hall is a Grundy and Sullivan Rarity

04/08/2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Grundy & Sullivan, Haddon Hall: Soloists of the National Gilbert and Sullivan Company, National Festival Orchestra / Andrew Nicklin (conductor). Buxton Opera House, Derbyshire, 2.8.2018. (RJW)

Haddon Hall (c) Andrew Locking

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Piotr Beczała Swans In to Save Yuval Sharon’s Bayreuth Lohengrin

04/08/2018

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GermanyGermany Bayreuth Festival 2018 [4] – Wagner, LohengrinSoloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 29.7.2018. (JPr)

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