Pittsburgh Festival Opera beats the pandemic with grit, ingenuity and technology

United StatesUnited States UNSTAGED: Pittsburgh Festival Opera Pandemic Season: Various artists, Pittsburgh Festival Opera, streaming from Pittsburgh, 10-26.7.2020. (RP)

Marianne Cornetti

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From La Jolla, California, Weilerstein and Barnatan dance eloquently with Beethoven

United StatesUnited States Beethoven: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Inon Barnatan (piano), presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, streaming from Baker-Baum Concert Hall at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, La Jolla, California, 26.7.2020. (HS)

Alisa Weilerstein & Inon Barnatan playing for the Aspen Music Festival

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High-powered Shostakovich anchors Seattle Chamber Music Society Virtual Summer Festival performance

United StatesUnited States Various composers: Soloists, Seattle Chamber Music Society, streaming from The Center for Chamber Music, Seattle, 24.7.2020. (ZC)

Simone Porter (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano) & Edward Aaron (cello) (c) SCMS

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Guardian Angel: violinist Rachel Podger opens the 2020 Ryedale Festival Online in Castle Howard Chapel

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Ryedale Online Festival 2020 – Vilsmayr, Biber, Bach: Rachel Podger (violin), recorded in the Chapel at Castle Howard, Ryedale, 20.7.2020. (CS)

Rachel Podger (c) Theresa Pewal

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Even Covid-19 cannot stop Aspen from celebrating Robert Spano, albeit virtually

United StatesUnited States Aspen’s 2020 Virtual Festival Opening: Renée Fleming (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Kelley O’Connor (mezzo-soprano), Yefim Bronfman (piano), Robert McDuffie (violin), Nancy Goeres (bassoon), Michael Rusinek (clarinet), Elizabeth Pridgeon (piano), Brian Locke (piano), Robert Ainsley (piano). Various locations, 5.7.2020. (HS)

Renée Fleming at the Aspen season virtual opening

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Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2020 online during lockdown

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2020

Huw WATKINS – Invention [Huw Watkins (piano); Suite for harp Anne Denholm (harp)] CLICK HERE

John Luther ADAMS – Two dances [Anne Denholm (harp)]; The dream of the hermit thrush; The dream of the canyon wren [George Barton (percussion), Siwan Rhys (piano)] CLICK HERE

Mark BOWDEN – for Michael Harrison [Alice Neary (cello), David Adams (piano)]; Four memos: Exactitude [David Adams (violin), Robin Green (piano)]
David John ROCHE – Tremolo Study 4 [David John Roche (guitar)]
Maja PALSER – A cry [Robin Green (piano)]
Mared EMLYN – Perlau yn y glaw; [Anne Denholm (harp)]
Steph POWER – Dreamtides [Matthew Jones (violin), Annabel Thwaite (piano)]
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