Das Rheingold begins another look at Patrice Chéreau’s legendary Centenary Ring

GermanyGermany Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Pierre Boulez (conductor). Filmed at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus in 1980 and reviewed on DG Stage on 25.8.2020. (JPr)

Patrice Chéreau’s Bayreuth Das Rheingold

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Aspen Music Festival: Hadelich handles both ends of the recital dance

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival – Various: Augustin Hadelich (violin and piano), performance recorded at Hadelich’s home in Connecticut and presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, 23.8.2020. (HS)

Augustin Hadelich accompanies himself

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EIF 2020’s My Light Shines On: is it better than nothing?

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2020 – My Light Shines On(SRT)

My Light Shines On – RSNO and Thomas Søndergård (conductor) © EIF

Mahler – Symphony No.7: Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Reviewed on the EIF’s YouTube channel from the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 20.8.2020

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No.2: Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Paul Lewis (piano & director) Reviewed on the EIF’s YouTube channel from the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 20.8.2020

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Aspen Music Festival: A dizzying Beethoven piano sonata from Andreas Haefliger

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Aspen Music Festival – Beethoven: Andreas Haefliger (piano), world premiere of a performance recorded in Uri, Switzerland, for an upcoming movie, presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, 16.8.2020. (HS)

Andreas Haefliger at the Aspen Music Festival

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JAM on the Marsh: sounds of the sea and storm

United KingdomUnited Kingdom JAM on the Marsh – Aviss, Barber, Bartók, Bingham & Mealor: John Frederick Hudson (pianist), London Mozart Players / Michael Bawtree (conductor), St Leonard’s Church, Hythe, 15.8.2020. (CS)

John Frederick Hudson

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Independence and boldness from Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Joonas Ahonen in Gstaad

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Kosmos Beethoven – Schönberg, Beethoven, Webern: Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Joonas Ahonen (piano), Gstaad Digital Festival, broadcast live from Église de Saanen, Saanen, Gstaad, 15.8.2020. (CS)

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (c) Marco Borggreve

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Glories of the Baroque: the AAM at London’s VOCES8 Centre

United KingdomUnited Kingdom VOCES8 Live from London: Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr (harpsichord) with Bojan Čičić, James Toll (violins); Leo Duarte (oboe); Sarah McMahon, Joseph Crouch (cellos). VOCES8 Centre, London, 15.8.2020. (CC)

Academy of Ancient Music

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