Dvořák quintet and Beethoven triple concerto highlight the weekend at Aspen

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [3]: Aspen, Colorado, 9-11.7.2021. (HS)

Stefan Jackiw (violin), Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Inon Barnatan (piano) and Ludovic Morlot (conductor) with the Aspen Chamber Orchestra play Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Photo Credit: Carlin Ma.

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‘It’s opera, Jim, but not as we know it’: Simon Stone’s Tristan und Isolde gets on the metro to Aix-en-Provence

FranceFrance Aix-en-Provence Festival 2021 [1] – Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Actors, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Corentin Leconte) from Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, and available on Arte Concert until 30.8.2023. (JPr)

Act I: Stuart Skelton (Tristan) & Nina Stemme (Isolde) (c) Jean-Louis Fernandez

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Beautifully planned and delivered concert by the ORA Singers LIVE from London

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tallis, Escott, Byrd, R. Panufnik, Marsh, Andrew, Bray, Ešenvalds, Roth, LIVE From London Summer 2021 [2] – All Shall Be Well: ORA Singers / Suzi Digby OBE (conductor) with Zeb Soanes (narrator) and VOCES8. Livestreamed from the VOCES8 Centre, London. 11.7.2021. (CC)

ORA Singers (c) Nick Rutter

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Two forces to be reckoned with debut at Blossom: Florence Price and Michelle Cann

United StatesUnited States Blossom Music Festival [1], An American Celebration: Michelle Cann (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Brett Mitchell (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 4.7.2021. (MSJ)

Michelle Cann (piano), Brett Mitchell (conductor) & Cleveland Orchestra
© Roger Mastroianni

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LIVE From London there is a sprinking of Stardust from VOCES8

United KingdomUnited Kingdom LIVE From London Summer 2021 [1] – Stardust: VOCES8 (Andrea Haines, Molly Noon [sopranos], Kate Jeffries-Harries [alto], Barnaby Smith [countertenor], Blake Morgan, Euan Williamson [tenors], Christopher Moore [baritone], Jonathan Percy [bass]). VOCES8 Centre, London, livestreamed on 4.7.2021. (CC)

VOCES8

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Glyndebourne’s Così fan tutte revival is a veritable triumph of organisation, performance and production

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2021 – Mozart, Così fan tutte (Bärenreiter edition, ed. Ferguson / Rehm): Soloists, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Riccardo Minasi (conductor). Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, East Sussex, 4.7.2021. (CC)

Alessandro Corbelli (Don Alfonso) and Hera Hyesang Park (Despina)
(c) Tristram Kenton

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