At a Hot Tanglewood: A New Commission and Some Old Favourites

26/07/2019

United StatesUnited States 2019 Tanglewood Music Festival [6] Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, 19 & 20.7.2019. (CSa)

Rod Gilfry and Renée Fleming in The Brightness of Light (c) Hilary Scott

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Omer Meir Wellber Impresses at his First Prom Appearance with the BBC Philharmonic

24/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 7Mozart, Ben-Haim, Schoenberg and Schumann: Yeol Eum Son (piano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Omer Meir Wellber (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.8.2019. (AS)

Yeol Eum Son (piano), BBC Philharmonic and Omer Meir Wellber (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Glyndebourne’s New Die Zauberflöte Misfires, Despite an Excellent Cast

23/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2019 [3] – Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Chorus of the Glyndebourne Festival, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, 21.7.2019. (RB)

Sofia Fomina, Martin Snell, Brindley Sherratt, Michael Kraus, Thomas Atkins
and chorus (c) Bill Cooper

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At Aspen, American Music Comes to the Fore

23/07/2019

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [3]: Aspen, Colorado (HS) Read more

Garsington Opera’s Alert and Intriguing Don Giovanni Production

23/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Garsington Opera 2019 [4] – Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Douglas Boyd (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 18.7.2018. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Don Giovanni (c) Johan Persson

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At the 2019 Blossom Festival, a Veteran Guitarist in the Spotlight

23/07/2019

United StatesUnited States 2019 Blossom Music Festival – Bizet, Rodrigo, Rimsky-Korsakov, Debussy: Pepe Romero (guitar), Cleveland Orchestra / Thierry Fischer (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 21.7.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Komische Oper Berlin’s Dazzling, Tech-Savvy Magic Flute Arrives in New York

23/07/2019

United StatesUnited States Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Choir Soloists of the Komische Oper Berlin, Members of the Tölzer Boys Choir, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra / Louis Langrée (conductor), David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City. 17.7.2019. (BH)

Julien Behr (Tamino) and Audrey Luna (Queen of the Night) (c) Stephanie Berger

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Jakub Hrůša and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra’s Outstanding Proms Performance of Má Vlast

22/07/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 2 – Dvořák and Smetana: Joshua Bell (violin), Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 20.7.2019. (AS)

Joshua Bell (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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