Westminster Gets its Ethereal Match

15/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gilbert & Sullivan, Iolanthe: New London Opera Group / Alex Carpenter (conductor), Harrogate, Royal Hall, Yorkshire  9.8.2019. (RJW)

Act I Finale; The Chancellor confronts the Fairy Queen © Jane Stokes

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In Aspen, a Theofanidis Premiere, Guitarist Sharon Isbin, and Erik Nielsen in His Debut

14/08/2019

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Semyon Bychkov and the BBC Symphony Orchestra Visit the Edinburgh Festival

14/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2019 [6] – Shostakovich, Mahler: Kirill Gerstein (piano), Christina Gansch (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 13.8.2019 (SRT)

Semyon Bychkov © Chris Christodoulou

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A Memorable River Dance Hornpipe

14/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gilbert & Sullivan Festival – Ruddigore: Birmingham University G&S Society / Elliot Mercer (conductor), Royal Hall, Harrogate, Yorkshire 9.8.2019. (RJW)

Act II Finale “Having been a wicked Baronet” © Jane Stokes

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Memories of West End Musical Delights

14/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gilbert & Sullivan Festival: Bruce Graham (former D’Oyly Carte Principal), Ian Smith (Festival Director), Utopia Theatre, Harrogate, Yorkshire 9.8.2019. (RJW)

Bruce Graham © National Theatre

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Dark Summer Nights and Glorious Alpine Day: NYO USA Triumph at the Proms

13/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 32 – Benjamin Beckman, Berlioz, Richard Strauss: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), National Youth Orchestra of the USA, Brass of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 13.8.2019. (CSa)

National Youth Orchestra of the USA (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Aris Quartet offer Classical Refinement at Cadogan Hall

12/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBCS Proms at … Cadogan Hall 4 – Schubert, Maddalena Laura Sirmen, Haydn: Aris Quartet (Anna Katharina Wildermuth & Noémi Zipperling [violin], Caspar Vinzens [viola], Lukas Sieber [violoncello]), Cadogan Hall, London, 12.8.2019. (CS)

Aris Quartet

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Three Concerts from Early Music Vancouver’s 2019 Bach Festival

12/08/2019

CanadaCanada Vancouver Bach Festival – J. S. Bach, Telemann: Chan Centre and Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 30/31.7.2019 & 2.8.2019 (GN)

Dorothee Mields, Alex Potter, Samuel Boden and Matthew Brook at the Bach Festival © Jan Gates

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