The LSO’s Edinburgh appearance is something of an anti-climax

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2021 [10] – Ibert, Martinů, Strauss: London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Edinburgh Academy Junior School, 19.8.2021. (SRT)

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the LSO © Ryan Buchanan

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The Marmen Quartet play Haydn and Simpson at Cadogan Hall

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms at Cadogan Hall [2] – Haydn, Simpson: The Marmen Quartet (Johannes Marmen, Ricky Gore [violins], Bryony Gibson-Cornish [viola], Sinéad O’Halloran [cello]). Cadogan Hall, London, 16.8.2021.  (CS)

Marmen Quartet

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Winning musicianship from Maxim Emelyanychev and the wind principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2021 [7] – Mozart, Thuille: Maxim Emelyanychev (piano), woodwind principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Old College Quad, 13.8.2021. (SRT)

Maxim Emelyanychev (piano) and Robin Williams (oboe) (c) Ryan Buchanan

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At Glimmerglass, Denyce Graves summons the passion of an American opera visionary

United StatesUnited States The Glimmerglass Festival 2021 – Sandra Seaton, The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson: Soloists, Kevin Miller (music director and pianist). Glimmerglass Festival, Cooperstown, New York, 9.8.2021. (RP)

Denyce Graves (Mary Cardwell Dawson) © Karli Cadel/Glimmerglass Festival

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The Lord of the Cries is Corigliano’s new thriller which delivers a punch at Santa Fe Opera

United StatesUnited States John Corigliano, The Lord of Cries: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Santa Fe Opera / Johannes Debus (conductor). Crosby Theater, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 11.8.2021. (HS)

Anthony Roth Costanzo (Dionysus), Leah Brzyski (Agave), Megan Moore
(Ino) and Rachel Blaustein (Autonoe) (c) Curtis Brown

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