Tosca cast less impressive in concert in Peralada than at the Teatro Real

SpainSpain Festival Castell de Peralada 2021 Puccini, Tosca (concert version): Pequeños Cantores de la JORCAM, Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Nicola Luisotti (conductor). Auditorio Castell de Peralada, 25.7. 2021. (JMI)

Jonas Kaufmann, Sondra Radvanovsky & Nicola Luisotti in Tosca (c) M. González

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A thrilling navigation of The Great Journey at the Three Choirs Festival

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Three Choirs Festival [2] – Smyth, Jackson, C. Matthews: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), The Goldfield Ensemble / Adrian Partington (conductor). Worcester Cathedral, 25.7.2021. (JQ)

Marcus Farnsworth at Three Choirs Festival 2021 (c) Michael Whitefoot

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Dvořák quintet and Beethoven triple concerto highlight the weekend at Aspen

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [3]: Aspen, Colorado, 9-11.7.2021. (HS)

Stefan Jackiw (violin), Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Inon Barnatan (piano) and Ludovic Morlot (conductor) with the Aspen Chamber Orchestra play Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Photo Credit: Carlin Ma.

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Two forces to be reckoned with debut at Blossom: Florence Price and Michelle Cann

United StatesUnited States Blossom Music Festival [1], An American Celebration: Michelle Cann (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Brett Mitchell (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 4.7.2021. (MSJ)

Michelle Cann (piano), Brett Mitchell (conductor) & Cleveland Orchestra
© Roger Mastroianni

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Fine performances of Schubert and Mozart trios offer balm in stressful times

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Waterloo Festival [4] – Schubert and Mozart: Anthony Marwood (violin), Hélène Clément (viola), Tim Posner (cello). St John’s, Waterloo, London, 23.6.2021. (MB)

Anthony Marwood (violin), Hélène Clément (viola) and Tim Posner (cello)
(c) Matthew Johnson

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