A Joyous Tanglewood Concert for Dark Times

14/07/2018

United StatesUnited States 2018 Tanglewood – Brahms and Shostakovich: Rudoph Buchbinder (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA, 8.7.2018. (CSa)  

Tanglewood 2018 – BSO, Andris Nelsons (conductor) & Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) (c) Hilary Scott

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A Spectacular Audio-Visual New Work Helps to Launch the 2018 BBC Proms

14/07/2018

Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 1 – Knussen, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Meredith: National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.7.2018. (CC)

BBC Proms_CR_Chris Christodoulou (3)

The First Night of the Proms featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble,
National Youth Choir of Great Britain & Sakari Oramo (conductor) (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Buxton’s Singers Take Up the Challenge of the Considerable Demands of Idomeneo

13/07/2018

Buxton

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 2018 Buxton International Festival [2] – Mozart, Idomeneo: Soloists, Buxton Festival Chorus, Northern Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Kok (conductor). Opera House, Buxton, 8.7.2018. (RJF)

Madeleine Pierard (Elettra) in <i.Idomeneo (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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Cecilia Violetta López Is Irresistible in Opera Saratoga’s The Merry Widow

13/07/2018

United StatesUnited States 2018 Opera Saratoga Summer Festival [3] – Lehár, The Merry Widow: Soloists and The Opera Saratoga Orchestra and Chorus / Anthony Barrese (conductor), Opera Saratoga, The Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, 8.7.2018. (RP)

Cecilia Violetta López (Hanna Glawari) in The Merry Widow © Gary David Gold

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Buxton’s Brave Effort to Stage British Premiere of Verdi’s 1846 Alzira

13/07/2018

Buxton

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 2018 Buxton International Festival – Verdi’s AlziraSoloists, Buxton Festival Chorus, Northern Chamber Orchestra / Stephen Barlow (conductor). Opera House, Buxton, 7.7.2018. (RJF)

Buxton International Festival’s Alzira (c) Richard Hubert Smith

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To This We’ve Come – Opera Saratoga Unleashes the Power of The Consul

11/07/2018

United StatesUnited States 2018 Opera Saratoga Summer Festival [2] – Menotti, The Consul: Soloists and The Opera Saratoga Orchestra / Andrew Bisantz (conductor), Opera Saratoga, The Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, 7.7.2018. (RP)

 

Meghan Kasanders (Magda Sorel) in The Consul
© Gary David Gold

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A Cleveland Favorite for Blossom’s Opening Night

11/07/2018

United StatesUnited States 2018 Blossom Music Festival [1] – Beethoven, Mussorgsky: Stephen Rose (violin), Mark Kosower (cello), Joela Jones (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Jahja Ling (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 7.7.2018. (MSJ)

Blossom Music Center The Cleveland Orchestra Jahja Ling, conductor Joela Jones, piano Stephen Rose, violin Mark Kosower, cello BEETHOVEN - Triple ConcertoMUSSORGSKY - Pictures at an Exhibition Photo by Roger Mastroianni

The Cleveland Orchestra, Jahja Ling (conducto), Joela Jones (piano), Stephen Rose (violin)
& Mark Kosower (cello) (c) Roger Mastroianni

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A Twenty-First Century Double Bill of Tales of Luck, Obsession and Greed

09/07/2018

United StatesUnited States 2018 Opera Saratoga Summer Festival [1] – Little, Vinkensport, or The Finch Opera; Williams, Rocking Horse Winner: Soloists and The Opera Saratoga Orchestra / David Alan Miller (conductor), Opera Saratoga, The Spa Little Theater, Saratoga Springs, 6.7.2018. (RP)

Tyler Nelson Paul in Rocking Horse Winner © Gary David Gold

Tyler Nelson (Paul) in Rocking Horse Winner
(c) Gary David Gold

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