Concert Performance of The Rake’s Progress Feels Operatic



United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (6) – Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress (concert performance): Royal Conservatoire Voices, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Usher Hall, 12.8.2015 (SRT)

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Aspen 12: Sultry Piazzola, Brake Drums and Flower Pots, and Scriabin’s Influence


United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival (12): Byne, Donatoni, Glass, Harrison, Mosolov, Piazzola, Protopopov, Roslavets, Rouse, Scriabin, Xenakis: Soloists, Jonathan Haas and Scott Terrell (conductors). Aspen, Colorado. 10-12.8.2015 (HS) Read more

The BBC Philharmonic and Juanjo Mena: Worthwhile Foulds but Messiaen Deserves More


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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 38. Foulds, Messiaen Steven Osborne (piano): Valérie Hartmann-Claverie (ondes martinet): Upper Voices of the London Symphony Chorus; BBC Philharmonic/Juanjo Mena. Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.8.2015 (CC) Read more

Skilfully Improvised Musical Hilarity on Edinburgh’s Fringe



United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 (1) – Showstopper! The Improvised Musical: Pleasance Courtyard, 11.08.2015 (SRT)

Pic Steve Ullathorne

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An Enjoyable Schubertiade in Chipping Campden


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert: Imogen Cooper (piano), Henning Kraggerud (violin), Adrian Brendel (cello), Chipping Campden Music Festival, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 18.5.2015. (RJ) Read more

Rare Musical Delights from the Hapsburg Dynasty at Chipping Campden


United KingdomUnited Kingdom De Morales, Josquin des Prez, Crecquillon, Tallis, De la Rue, Gombert, Clemens non Papa, Lobo, Isaac: Stile Antico, Chipping Campden Music Festival, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 11.5.2015. (RJ) Read more

PROM 73: Extraordinary Mahler Performance from Gilbert and Gewandhaus Orchestra


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Prom 73 –  Mahler: Gerhild Romberger (mezzo-soprano), Leipzig Opera and Gewandhaus Choir (women’s voices), Leipzig Gewandhaus Children’s Choir, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Alan Gilbert (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.9.2014. (JPr)

Prom 73 (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Profoundly Spiritual Performance by Collegium Vocale Gent


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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2014 (8) – Lassus, Lagrime di San Pietro: Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor), Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, 12.8.2014 (SRT)


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