Vladimir Jurowski leads a fine programme, full of connections, at Musikfest Berlin

GermanyGermany  Musikfest Berlin [6] – Bach, Berg, Webern, and Schnittke: Anne Schwanewilms (soprano), Erez Ofer, Nadine Contini (violins), Helen Collyer (piano and harpsichord), Children’s Choir of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (director: Ralf Sochaczewsky), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 5.9.2020. (MB)

Vladimir Jurowski (c) Drew Kelley

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Musikfest Berlin: Klangforum Wien excel in new works by Saunders and Aperghis  

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin [5] – Saunders and Aperghis: Joonas Ahonen (piano), Krassimir Sterev (accordion), Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Klangforum Wien / Emilio Pomàrico (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 4.9.2020. (MB)

Klangforum Wien © Monika Karczmarczyk/Berliner Festspiele

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An elegiac Prom from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Glasgow

United KingdomUnited Kingdom George Walker, Beethoven, Jay Capperauld, Richard Strauss: Stephen Hough (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Alpesh Chauhan (conductor), City Halls, Glasgow, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four, 5.9.2020. (CS)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alpesh Chauhan with pianist Stephen Hough (c) Martin Shields

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Benedetti plays Baroque with the OAE at the Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms Live – Vivaldi, Handel, Avison, J.S. Bach: Nicola Benedetti, Rudolfo Richter, Kati Debretzeni, Matthew Truscott (violins); Katharina Spreckelsen, Sarah Humphrys  (oboes); Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Jonathan Cohen (director/harpsichord), Royal Albert Hall, London, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four, 3.9.2020. (CS)

Kati Debretzeni ,Nicola Benedetti, & the OAE (directed by Jonathan Cohen)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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