Grange Park Opera Displays its Compelling Die Walküre in its New West Horsley Home

03/07/2017

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Stephen Barlow (conductor), Grange Park Opera, West Horsley Place, Surrey, 1.7.2017. (JPr)

Act 1 (credit: Robert Workman)

Die Walküre Act I (c) Robert Workman

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Finely Produced and Performed Il turco in Italia at Garsington Opera

02/07/2017

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Rossini, Il turco in Italia: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / David Parry, Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 29.6.2016. (CR)

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Il turco in Italia (c) Alice Pennefather

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Talmi’s New Clarinet Quintet and a Perfect Beethoven Tempo at the Montréal Chamber Music Festival

30/06/2017

CanadaCanada Dvořák, Beethoven, Talmi: Israeli Chamber Project (Alon Goldstein and Yoav Talmi, pianos; Tibi Cziger, clarinet; Yehonatan and Carmit Zori, violins; Nitai Zori, viola; Michal Korman, cello), Pollack Hall, McGill University, Montréal, 15.6.2017. (LV)

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At the Montréal Chamber Music Festival, Transcendence from Brott and Lisiecki

26/06/2017

CanadaCanada Bach, Beethoven, Chopin: Denis Brott (cello), Jan Lisiecki (piano), Pollack Hall, McGill University, Montréal, 13.6.2017. (LV)

Jan Liesecki and Denis Brott (Photo: Victor Brott)

Jan Liesecki and Denis Brott (c) Victor Brott

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Lise Davidsen is Imperious in Katharina Thoma’s Comic and Profound Ariadne auf Naxos

26/06/2017

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glyndebourne Festival 2017 [1] – Richard Strauss, Ariadne auf Naxos: Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Cornelius Meister (conductor). Glyndebourne, East Sussex. 25.6.2017. (JPr)

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Lise Davidsen (Prima Donna/Ariadne) & Nicholas Folwell (Major-Domo) (c) Robert Workman

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s CBSO make Petrushka ‘Snap and Fizz’

26/06/2017

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Aldeburgh Festival [2] – Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky: Trio Isimsiz (Michael Petrov, cello; Erdem Misirlioglu, piano; Pablo Hernan Benedi, violin); City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Aldeburgh Music Festival, 18.6.2017. (CF) Read more

Garsington Opera’s Provocative and Compelling Staging of Pelléas et Mélisande

20/06/2017

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists, Philharmonia Orchestra & Garsington Opera Chorus / Jac van Steen, Garsington Opera, Wormsley, 18.6.2017. (CR)

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Mélisande (Andrea Carroll) In Pelléas et Mélisande (c) Clive Barda

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Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A Concert Hall Celebration

18/06/2017

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Aldeburgh Festival 2017 [1} – Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Soloists, Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra / Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), The Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Suffolk 12.6.2017. (MH)

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Aldeburgh Festtival 2017 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream (c) Hugo Glendinning

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