Benedetti’s boisterous Szymanowski and masterly Bartók from Elim Chan and the RSNO

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bartók, Szymanowski: Nicola Benedetti (violinist), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Elim Chan (conductor). Recorded at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and streamed (directed by Jack Hunter) on the RSNO’s Digital Concert Hall 11.6.2021. (GT)

Elim Chan conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

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The Royal Ballet are back where they belong and dancing some Balanchine and Robbins they love

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Royal Ballet’s Balanchine and Robbins: Dancers of The Royal Ballet, Robert Clark (piano), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Koen Kessels (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Peter Jones) from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 11.6.2021. (JPr)

Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov in Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux

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Charismatic Benson Wilson and virtuosic James Baillieu ReSound in their exceptional synchronicity

United KingdomUnited Kingdom St Martin in the Fields’s ReSound – Benson Wilson (baritone) and James Baillieu (piano): Performed 5.6.2021 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, and streamed from 7.6.2021. (JPr)

James Baillieu (piano) and Benson Wilson (baritone)

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LOTNY presents Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and other gems from the Seicento

United StatesUnited States Monteverdi & Other Treasures from the Seicento: Summer Hassan (soprano), Michael Kuhn & Raúl Melo (tenors), Manami Mizumoto & Rebecca Nelson (violins), Majka Demcak (viola), Paul Holmes Morton (theorbo & guitar), Doug Balliett (bass instruments) / Elliot Figg (music director & harpsichord). The little OPERA theatre of ny, St. John’s in the Village, New York, 4.6.2021. Streamed by Musae live. (RP)

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Fresh and vital Kernis and Suk from The Cleveland Orchestra

United StatesUnited States In Focus / Episode Twelve, Celestial Serenades: Michael Sachs (trumpet), Yolanda Kondonassis (harp), Strings of The Cleveland Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran (conductor). Performed in Severance Hall, Cleveland, recorded in spring 2021, broadcast 3.5.2021, and reviewed as a video stream. (MSJ)

Vinay Parameswaran conducts The Cleveland Orchestra (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Elim Chan conducts a sensational performance in Glasgow of Lutosławski’s Concert for Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wojciech Kilar, Chopin, Lutosławski: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Elim Chan (conductor). Performed in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and streamed by RSNO Digital Concert online, 4.6.2021. (GT)

Benjamin Grosvenor performs Chopin’s First Piano Concerto

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Back to the future, music sets sail in Plymouth on the good ship Mayflower

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jane O’Leary and Jonathan Dawe: Erika Baikoff (soprano), Timothy Nelson (baritone), Plymouth Performing Arts Academy Junior Chorus. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Kokoro Ensemble / Mark Forkgen (conductor). Theatre Royal Plymouth, 4.6.2021. (PRB)

Erika Baikoff (top left), Timothy Nelson (top right), Robert Taub (bottom left),
Mark Forkgen (bottom right) (c) Philip R Buttall

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After 14 years of exploration and challenge with the LPO, Jurowski’s Swan Lake is his last word

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Filmed (directed by Nathan Prince) at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 2.5.2021 by Intersection and streamed via 2.6.2021. (CC)

Vladimir Jurowski

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