An entertaining idea on paper, Weill was lacking finesse in performance

United KingdomUnited Kingdom ‘Wie man sich bettet, so liegt man’ – ‘You made your bed, now lie in it’: Monica Arnó (voice), Charles Prince (piano and musical director), Evelyn Estava (violin). Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth, 7.5.2022. (PRB)

Kurt Weill, Monica Arnó and Lotte Lenya (c) Philip R Buttall

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Everything you wanted to know about Expressionism but were afraid to ask

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Scriabin, Schoenberg: Robert Taub (piano), Alison Wells (mezzo-soprano), Kokoro Ensemble (Maxine Willis [flute], Liz Drew [clarinet], Kate Turnbull [violin], Judith Preston [viola], Lionel Handy [cello], Jonathan Beatty [piano]) / Mark Forkgen (conductor). Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth, 12.3.2022. (PRB)

(From top) Mark Forkgen, Robert Taub, Lionel Handy and Alison Wells (c) Philip R Buttall

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Dartington Community Choir are back where they belong for a night to remember

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák: Catherine Hamilton (soprano), Charlotte Badham (mezzo-soprano), David Webb (tenor), Julian Chou-Lambert (bass), Dartington Community Choir, Dartington Sinfonietta / Simon Capet (conductor). Great Hall, Dartington, 14.11.2021. (PRB)

Simon Capet conducts the Dartington Community Choir and Sinfonietta (c) Philip R. Buttall

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