Emmanuelle Haïm lays on a feast of Baroque music on modern instruments at Milton Court

16/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Purcell, Handel, Rameau: Lucy Crowe (soprano), Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor), LSO Chamber Orchestra / Emmanuelle Haïm (director). Milton Court, London, 15.12.2019. (CC)

Emmanuelle Haim (c) Marianne Rosenstiehl

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An impressive Amartuvshin Enkhbat proves to be a true Verdi baritone in Valencia’s Nabucco

16/12/2019

SpainSpain Verdi, Nabucco: Generalitat Valenciana Chorus, Comunitat Valenciana Orchestra / Jordi Bernàcer (conductor). Palau de Les Arts, Valencia, 14.12.2019. (JMI)

Nabucco (c) Miguel Lorenzo and Mikel Ponce

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In San Francisco’s salute to women, Barton does it all

13/12/2019

United StatesUnited States Warren, L. Boulanger, Beach, N. Boulanger, Haydn, Larsen, Ravel Duparc, R. Strauss: Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano), Kathleen Kelly (piano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 11.12.2019. (HS) 

Jamie Barton (c) Fay Fox

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Sparkling Tales of Hoffmann ends Buenos Aires 2019 season

13/12/2019

ArgentinaArgentina Offenbach, Les contes d’Hoffmann: Soloists and Orchestra / Enrique Arturo Diemecke (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 6.12.2019. (JSJ)

Rachel Gilmore (Olympia) and Ramón Vargas (Hoffmann) (c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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A Winter’s Tale: Roderick Williams and Susie Allan perform Schubert at the Oriental Club

13/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Winterreise: Roderick Williams (baritone), Susie Allan (piano), The Oriental Club, London, 11.12.2019. (CS)

Roderick Williams and Susie Allan (c) Martin Smith Banner

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Chanticleer captures the mystery of the Christmas Story in the Baroque Church of St Ignatius Loyola

11/12/2019

United StatesUnited States A Chanticleer Christmas: Chanticleer / William Fred Scott (music director), The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, New York, 8.12.2019. (RP)

Chanticleer © Lisa Kohler

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A Gil Shaham encore and sparkling Prokofiev in Philadelphia

09/12/2019

United StatesUnited States Jolas, Beethoven, Prokofiev: Gil Shaham (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra / Susanna Mälkki (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 30.11.2019. (BJ)

Gil Shaham (c) Christian Steiner

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Langridge’s gripping and moving Die Walküre in Gothenburg

09/12/2019

SwedenSweden Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists of Gothenburg Opera, dancers, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Evan Rogister (conductor), Gothenburg, 1.12.2019. (NS)

Siegmund (Brenden Gunnell, left) and Sieglinde (Elisabet Strid) (c) Lennart Sjöberg

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