Aida at Salzburg: A Superior Performance of a Flawed Work

15/08/2017

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AustriaAustria 2017 Salzburg Festival [2] – Verdi, Aida: Soloists, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Riccardo Muti (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 12.8.2017. (MB)

Photo credit: Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus

Verdi’s Aida (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus

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Young Cast Sail To Success Aboard H.M.S. Pinafore in Harrogate

15/08/2017

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gilbert & Sullivan – H.M.S. PinaforeFestival Youth Production, Harrogate Festival, Savoy Theatre, Harrogate, Yorkshire 12.8.2017. (RJW)

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H.M.S. Pinafore © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

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Aspen Music Festival (12): Khachatryan Makes Aspen Debut, Fairouz Premiere With a Broadway Baritone

15/08/2017

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United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [12] – Beethoven, Lash, Salzédo, Mohammed Fairouz, Schubert, R. Strauss: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra / Hans Graf (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble / Stephen Burns (conductor), Aspen Festival Orchestra/Rafael Payare (conductor). Benedict Music Tent, Harris Hall. Aspen, CO. 11-13.8.2017. (HS) Read more

An Uneven Le nozze di Figaro at the Quincena Musical

15/08/2017

SpainSpain Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Easo Choir, Orquesta de Euskadi / Yi-Chen Lin (conductor), Kursaal, San Sebastian, 13.8.2017. (JMI)

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Le nozze di Figaro © I. Ibáñez

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Streamlined Don Giovanni in Riveting Performance at Dala-Floda

14/08/2017

SwedenSweden Mozart, Don Giovanni: Soloists, Jacob Piamorex Moscowicz (piano), Anna Eklund Tarantino (director), The Barn, Strandbacken Public Park, Dala-Floda 9.8.2017. (GF)

Caspar Engdahl as Don Giovanni

Caspar Engdahl as Don Giovanni

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A Searching Partnership Between Matthias Goerne and Daniil Trifonov

14/08/2017

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AustriaAustria 2017 Salzburg Festival [1] – Berg, Schumann, Wolf, Shostakovich, and Brahms: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Daniil Trifonov (piano). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 11.8.2017. (MB) Read more

Lieder, Scriabin and Jazzy Banter – the Fringe remains as Eclectic as Ever

14/08/2017

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 (2) – ROSL Roundup: Royal Overseas League, 100 Princes Street, 14.8.2017. (SRT) Read more

Elgar’s Stirring Tale of Vengeful Gods, Warring Vikings and Doomed Love

13/08/2017

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [5] – Elgar, Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf: Erin Wall (soprano), Robert Dean Smith (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Usher Hall, 11.8.2017. (RP)

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Sir Andrew David © Dario Acosta

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