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)


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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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There is huge applause at Munich’s Tristan und Isolde for Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros and Kirill Petrenko

GermanyGermany Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Bavarian State Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Nationaltheater, Munich, 4.7.2021 (ALL)

Jonas Kaufmann (Tristan) and Anja Harteros (Isolde) © W. Hösl

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Robin Ticciati and London Philharmonic Orchestra bring Vaughan Williams and Mahler to the idyllic South Down

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vaughan Williams, Mahler – London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Rites of Passage: Sally Matthews (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Filmed 15.6.2021 in the Glyndebourne Opera House (by Maestro Broadcasting and directed by Dominic Best) and available on Marquee TV from 2.7.2021. (JPr)

Sally Matthews (soprano), LPO and Robin Ticciati (conductor)

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