Garsington Opera’s highly enjoyable Le Comte Ory has an energetic, risqué sense of fun

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Garsington Opera 2021 [1] – Rossini, Le Comte Ory: Soloists, Garsington Opera Chorus and Philharmonia Orchestra / Valentina Peleggi (conductor). Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 17.7.2021. (CR)

Garsington Opera’s Le Comte Ory (c) Alice Pennefather

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LPO at Glyndebourne: Johannes Kammler’s totally engrossing Mahler and Robin Ticciati’s exhilarating Dvořák

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák and Mahler, London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Out of Chaos: Johannes Kammler (baritone), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Filmed 2.7.2021 in the Glyndebourne Opera House (by Maestro Broadcasting and directed by Dominic Best) and available on Marquee TV from 16.7.2021. (JPr)

Robin Ticciati conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Aspen recitals touch upon Bach, blues and a ghost

Aspen Music Festival [4]: Aspen, Colorado, 13-15.7.2021. (HS) Program 10: Julia Bullock (classical singer), John Arida (piano), Harris Hall, 13.7.2021. Schubert – ‘Suleika I’; ‘Rastlose Liebe’ Wolf – from Spanisches Liederbuch: ‘In dem Schatten meiner Locken’; ‘Bedeckt mich mit Blumen’ Converse – ‘There is a Vine’; ‘One by One’ Weill – ‘Lost in the Stars’; … Read more

Dvořák quintet and Beethoven triple concerto highlight the weekend at Aspen

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [3]: Aspen, Colorado, 9-11.7.2021. (HS)

Stefan Jackiw (violin), Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Inon Barnatan (piano) and Ludovic Morlot (conductor) with the Aspen Chamber Orchestra play Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Photo Credit: Carlin Ma.

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‘It’s opera, Jim, but not as we know it’: Simon Stone’s Tristan und Isolde gets on the metro to Aix-en-Provence

FranceFrance Aix-en-Provence Festival 2021 [1] – Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Actors, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Corentin Leconte) from Grand Théâtre de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, and available on Arte Concert until 30.8.2023. (JPr)

Act I: Stuart Skelton (Tristan) & Nina Stemme (Isolde) (c) Jean-Louis Fernandez

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Beautifully planned and delivered concert by the ORA Singers LIVE from London

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tallis, Escott, Byrd, R. Panufnik, Marsh, Andrew, Bray, Ešenvalds, Roth, LIVE From London Summer 2021 [2] – All Shall Be Well: ORA Singers / Suzi Digby OBE (conductor) with Zeb Soanes (narrator) and VOCES8. Livestreamed from the VOCES8 Centre, London. 11.7.2021. (CC)

ORA Singers (c) Nick Rutter

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Two forces to be reckoned with debut at Blossom: Florence Price and Michelle Cann

United StatesUnited States Blossom Music Festival [1], An American Celebration: Michelle Cann (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Brett Mitchell (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 4.7.2021. (MSJ)

Michelle Cann (piano), Brett Mitchell (conductor) & Cleveland Orchestra
© Roger Mastroianni

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