Soloists, Runnicles and BBC SO prove Missa solemnis is a magnificent masterpiece

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven: Elizabeth Llewellyn (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Atkins (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra / Donald Runnicles (conductor). Barbican Hall, 4.3.2020. (AK)

Donald Runnicles  (conductor), BBC SO and Chorus © Mark Allan

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BBC SO’s Barbican Elijah gets luxury casting, a magnificent chorus, and expressive conducting

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mendelssohn, Elijah: Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Claudia Huckle (contralto), Allan Clayton (tenor), Johan Reuter (bass-baritone), Toby Davies (treble). BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Barbican Hall, 7.2.2020. (AK)

Soloists, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, & Sakari Oramo (conductor)
(c) Mark Allan

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Berg and Beethoven were served to perfection at the Barbican by soloists, chorus, Simon Rattle and LSO

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven 250 – Berg, Beethoven: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Elsa Dreisig (soprano), Pavol Breslik (tenor), David Soar (bass), London Symphony Chorus and London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, 19.1.2020. (AK)

LSO’s Christus am Ölberge (c) Candice Wittion

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