Olivia Boen and Robin Tritschler complement each other in Oxford’s concert of bold and enriching contrast

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021 [5] – Various, To the Distant Beloved: Olivia Boen (soprano), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Dylan Perez and Roger Vignoles (piano). St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford, 22.10.2021 (CR)

Robin Tritschler (tenor) and Roger Vignoles (piano)

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Welcome revival of Ambroise Thomas’s Le Songe d’une nuit d’été in Wexford

IrelandIreland Wexford Festival Opera 2021 [2] – Ambroise Thomas, Le Songe d’une nuit d’été: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera / Guillaume Tourniaire (conductor). O’Reilly Theatre, Wexford, 20.10.2021. (RB)

Wexford Festival Opera’s Le Songe d’une nuit d’été © Clive Barda

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Mahler is the highlight of Marta Fontanals-Simmons and Sholto Kynoch’s memorable recital at Oxford

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Oxford Lieder Festival 2021 [4]: Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano) and Sholto Kynoch (piano). Performed at St John the Evangelist, Oxford, 21.10.2021 and livestreamed by TallWall Media (directed by Simon Wall). (JPr)

Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano) and Sholto Kynoch (piano)

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Nicholas Phan and Brooklyn Rider find meaning in song at PIVOT

United StatesUnited States Various, PIVOT Festival [1]: Nicholas Phan (tenor), Brooklyn Rider (Johnny Gandelsman, Colin Jacobsen [violins], Nicholas Cords [viola], Michael Nicolas [cello]). Presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, 21.10.2021. (HS)

Brooklyn Rider and Nicholas Phan (tenor)

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