Stuart Skelton Is Peter Grimes at the Edinburgh International Festival

16/08/2017

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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 [6] – Britten, Peter Grimes (concert performance): Soloists, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus, Edvard Grieg Kor, Collegiûm Mûsicûm, Students from the Royal Northern College of Music/Edward Gardner (conductor), Usher Hall, 13.8.2017. (RP)

Stuart Skelton © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Stuart Skelton © Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Aida at Salzburg: A Superior Performance of a Flawed Work

15/08/2017

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

Photo credit: Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus

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

15/08/2017

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

Photo credits © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

Photo credits © Jane Stokes (DJ Stotty Images)

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An Uneven Le nozze di Figaro at the Quincena Musical

15/08/2017

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

Le nozze di Figaro © I. Ibáñez

Le nozze di Figaro © I. Ibáñez

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Streamlined Don Giovanni in Riveting Performance at Dala-Floda

14/08/2017

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 Triumphant Prom Performance of La Damnation de Faust

09/08/2017

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 2017 BBC PROMS 31 – Berlioz – La Damnation de Faust:  Soloists; Trinity Boys Choir; Monteverdi Choir; National Youth Choir of Scotland; Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.8.2017. (CC)

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Michael Spyres (Faust), Ann Hallenberg (Marguerite) & Sir John Eliot Gardiner (condiuctor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Upgraded Uggle-Carin (Carmen) Better Than Ever

09/08/2017

Bizet, Uggle-Carin (Carmen): Soloists, Dala-Floda Opera Chorus, Children’s Chorus, Dancers, Orchestra / Alexander Nordwall (conductor), Strandbacken Folkets Park, Dala-Floda, Dalecarlia. 6.8.2017. (GF)

Mathias Zachariassen and Paulina Pfeiffer as Jona and Uggle-Carin

Mathias Zachariassen (Jona) & Paulina Pfeiffer (Uggle-Carin) (c) Göran Forsling

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A Memorable Prom as Semyon Bychkov Conducts a Wonderfully Sung Khovanshchina

08/08/2017

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2017 BBC PROMS 29 – Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina (orch. Dmitry Shostakovich): Soloists, Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, BBC Singers, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 6.8.2017. (JPr)

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Khovanshchina at the 2017 BBC Proms (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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