Semperoper Ballett’s first streaming event is a six-part celebration of who they are and how they’re doing things

GermanyGermany A Collection of Short Stories – multi-part ballet evening: Dancers of Semperoper Ballett. Filmed (directed by Tilo Krause for Armida Film) at Semperoper Dresden and streamed from 2 until 15.7.2021 (click here). (JPr)

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (c) Ian Whalen

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Robin Ticciati and London Philharmonic Orchestra bring Vaughan Williams and Mahler to the idyllic South Down

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vaughan Williams, Mahler – London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Rites of Passage: Sally Matthews (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor). Filmed 15.6.2021 in the Glyndebourne Opera House (by Maestro Broadcasting and directed by Dominic Best) and available on Marquee TV from 2.7.2021. (JPr)

Sally Matthews (soprano), LPO and Robin Ticciati (conductor)

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Peter Moore triumphs in Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s world premiere of Dani Howard’s concerto

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stravinsky, Dani Howard, Ravel, Prokofiev: Peter Moore (trombone), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Domingo Hindoyan (conductor). Concert from Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool on 17.6.2021, streaming from 29.6.2021. (CC)

Domingo Hindoyan conducts the RLPO (c) Ad LIb

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Die ersten Menschen is Rudi Stephan’s musical legacy because his life was tragically short

NetherlandsNetherlands Rudi Stephan, Die ersten Menschen (The First Humans): Soloists, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Filmed (directed by Sarah Derendinger) at De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam, and streamed from 25.6.2021 on ARTE Concert. (JPr)

Dutch National Opera’s Die ersten Menschen © Ruth Walz

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Anna Princeva stars as a convincing Mimì in a Covid-adjusted La bohème revival at Covent Garden

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Renato Balsadonna (conductor). Filmed (directed by Jonathan Haswell) on 23.6.2021 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and streamed on 25.6.2021. (JPr)

La bohème Act II with Danielle de Niese (Musetta) (c) Tristram Kenton

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Carnegie Hall Selects: Leonard Bernstein leading the London Symphony Orchestra in Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ Symphony

United StatesUnited States Mahler, Symphony No.2 ‘Resurrection’: Sheila Armstrong (soprano), Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein (conductor). Ely Cathedral, Ely, August 1973. Streamed as part of Carnegie Hall Selects, 18-25.6.2021. (RP)

Leonard Bernstein conducting Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ Symphony
(Ely Cathedral 1973)

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Stravinsky’s searing Oedipus Rex at LA Opera: an event for our times

United StatesUnited States Stravinsky, Oedipus Rex: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of LA Opera / James Conlon (conductor). Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, streaming on LA Opera’s On Now digital platform from 17.6.2021. (JRo)

Animation still from LA Opera’s Oedipus Rex created by Manual Cinema

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