More Music-Making on the Fringe – Some Magnificent, Some Bizarre


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 [3] – ROSL & Pianodrome: Edinburgh. (SRT)

Royal Overseas League at the Royal Scots Club, 12.8.2019.

Pianodrome, 17.9.2019

The Hebrides Ensemble at the Pianodrome (c) Simon Thompson

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The Magic of L’enfance du Christ at the BBC Proms


United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 37 – Berlioz: Soloists, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Genesis Sixteen, Hallé / Maxime Pascal (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 14.8.2019. (CC)

Soloists, conductor and orchestra of L’enfance du Christ (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Tobias Kratzer’s Novel and Compelling New Bayreuth Tannhäuser


GermanyGermany Bayreuth Festival 2019 – Wagner, Tannhäuser [1]: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Christian Thielemann (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 13.8.2019. (JPr)

Tannhäuser Act II (c) Enrico Nawrath

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Trio of Edinburgh Concerts Climaxes with First Performance of James MacMillan’s New Symphony


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival [8] – Beethoven, Dvořák, MacMillan: Edinburgh, 17.9.2019. (SRT)

First performance of Sir James MacMillan’s Fifth Symphony (c) Ryan Buchanan

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At Mostly Mozart, Aimard Breathes New Life into Beethoven


United StatesUnited States Mostly Mozart Festival 2019 – Beethoven, Schubert: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), David Geffen Hall, New York City. 2.8.2019. (DS) Read more

Fine Sibelius and Beethoven from Mutter and Baremboim in Salzburg


AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [3] – Previn, Sibelius, and Beethoven: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 16.8.2019. (MB)

Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) at the Salzburg Festival (c) Marco Borrelli

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Superb Chamber Music in Salzburg


AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [2] – Prokofiev and Schumann: Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim (piano), Michael Barenboim & Mohammed Hiber (violin), Miriam Manasherov (viola), Astrig Siranossian & Adi Tal (cellos), Jussef Eisa (clarinet), Ben Goldschieder (horn). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 15.8.2019. (MB) Read more

A Special Evening of Music from Argerich and Barenboim in Salzburg


AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [1] – Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Lutosławski: Martha Argerich (piano), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 14.8.2019. (MB)

Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim (c) Marco Borrelli

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