Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2020 preview concert

13/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Huw Watkins, Michael Zev Gordon, John Luther Adams, Helen Grime: Huw Watkins (piano), David Adams (violin and viola), Matthew Hunt (clarinet). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 12.11.2019. (PCG) Read more

The Prague Symphony Orchestra excels in Mahler’s Third a Cadogan Hall

13/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mahler: Ester Pavlů (mezzo soprano), Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Ladies of the Brighton Festival Chorus, FOK Prague Symphony Orchestra / Pietari Inkinen. Cadogan Hall, London, 12.11.2019. (CC)

Ester Pavlů (c) Josef Rabara
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Devon Baroque dispenses its own brand of ‘complementary medicine’ to soothe fevered brows at Dartington

11/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Malady & the Power of Music: Devon Baroque, Persephone Gibbs (director/violin), Andrew Wilson-Dickson (director/harpsichord). Great Hall, Dartington,  10.11.2019. (PRB)

Devon Baroque with Persephone Gibbs (inset) (c) Philip R Buttall

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The pleasure of Albrecht Mayer’s oboe at Vancouver’s Chan Centre

08/11/2019

CanadaCanada Haydn, Mozart, Fiala: Albrecht Mayer (oboe, English horn and director), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Chan Centre, Vancouver, 25.10.2019. (GN)

Albrecht Mayer and the VSO. © Matthew Baird

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Thrilling Old Testament prophecy in Birmingham

08/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mendelssohn, Elijah Op.70: Keri Fuge (soprano), Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano), Robert Murray (tenor); Matthew Brook (baritone), CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Kazuki Yamada (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 7.11.2019. (JQ)

Matthew Brook (c) Gerard Collett

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Anja Kampe blazes in Oper Frankfurt’s Lady Macbeth of Mstensk

06/11/2019

GermanyGermany Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mstensk: Soloists, Chor der Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester / Sebastian Weigle (conductor), Oper Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 3.11.2019. (RP)

Anja Kampe (Katerina Ismailova) & Dmitry Belosselskiy
(Boris Ismailov) © Barbara Aumüller

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A memorable evening as the Komische Oper Berlin presents The Bassarids

06/11/2019

GermanyGermany Henze, The Bassarids: Soloists, Vocalconsort Berlin, Chorus (chorus director: David Cavelius) and Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Komische Oper, Berlin, 5.11.2019. (MB)

The Bassarids (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Laurence Equilbey leads a marvellous performance of Der Freischütz

06/11/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Weber, Der Freischütz (semi-staged): Soloists, accentus, Insula Orchestra / Laurence Equilbey (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 4.11.2019. (CC)

Laurence Equilbey ©Julien Benhamou

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