Today’s Young People Enjoy Performing Sullivan’s Music

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gilbert & Sullivan, The Pirates of Penzance: Soloists and Chorus of the Gilbert & Sullivan Festival Youth Production / Andrew Nicklin (Musical Director), Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate, 15.8.2015 (RJW)

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G&S Pirates of Penzance,br/>photo credit: Viv Hamilton

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A Lyrical Aimard and a Rolls Royce Petrushka from Salonen and Philharmonia

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (14) – Ravel, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Usher Hall, 19.8.2015 (SRT)

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Dialogueless Fidelio Lacks Clarity Despite Good Individual Performances

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival (5) – Beethoven, Fidelio: Soloists, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, 13.8.2015 (MB)

Salzburger Festspiele 2015/Ludwig van Beethoven/Fidelio/Premiere am 04.08.2015/Musikalische Leitung:Franz Welser-Möst/Inszenierung:Claus Guth/Bühne und Kostüme:Christian Schmidt//Jonas Kaufmann:Florestan Copyright:Monika Rittershaus
Salzburger Festspiele 2015 Jonas Kaufmann as Florestan
Copyright:Monika Rittershaus

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Marriage by Examination at the 2015 Rossini Opera Festival

ItalyItaly Rossini Opera Festival (1) La Gazzetta: Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Comunale of Bologna.  Conductor, Enrique Mazzola; Stage Director, Marco Carniti; Sets by Manuela Gasperoni;  Costumes by Maria Filippi;  Lighting by Fabio Rossi; Chorus Master, Andrea Faiutti.  Teatro Rossini Pesaro. 14.8.2015 (JB)

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La Gazzetta at the 2015 Rossini Opera Festival c Giacomo Mariotti

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Top-Rank Singers Bring Emotional Power to Mozart’s Figaro

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (10) – Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro: Soloists, Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (conductor & director), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 16.8.2015 (SRT)

The Marriage of Figaro Pic credit Eszter Gordon
The Marriage of Figaro
at the 2015 EIF c Eszter Gordon

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