Vale of Glamorgan Festival opens with three orchestral premieres and a Grace Williams rarity

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vale of Glamorgan 2022 Festival [1] – Opening Concert: Clare Hammond (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Jac van Steen (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 22.9.2022. (PCG)

Clare Hammond © Julie Kim

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Ambitious Musikfest concert from Jurowski and the RSB: Xenakis and Bartók will live long in the memory

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [11] – Xenakis, Bartók, Mahler: Georg Nigl (baritone), Dirk Rothbrust (percussion), Vilde Frang (violin), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Philharmonie Berlin, 13.9.2022. (CC)

Vilde Frang © Peter Meisel

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The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra are terrific ambassadors for the Ukraine at Berlin’s Musikfest

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [7] – Skoryk, Lysenko, Karamanov, Sibelius: Tamara Stefanovich (pianist), Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra / Hobart Earle (conductor). Philharmonie Hall, 6.9.2022, livestreamed on Digital Concert Hall. (GT)

Hobart Earle conducts the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra © Fabian Schellhorn

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Nicola Benedetti wows in Wynton Marsalis’s Violin Concerto at the Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms 2022 [28], Prom 67 – Adès, Marsalis, Britten, Bernstein: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.9.2022. (CS)

Nicola Benedetti with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Thomas Søndergård (c) BBC/Mark Allan

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