Jennifer France’s unforgettable Vixen crowns OHP’s Janáček production which has it all – comedy, pathos, delight and tears

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Janáček, The Cunning Little Vixen (Přiíhody lišky Bystroušky) sung in English in the chamber version by Jonathan Dove): Soloists, Chorus and Children’s Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Jessica Cottis (conductor). Holland Park, London, 13.7.2021. (CC)

Members of the Children’s Chorus in The Cunning Little Vixen © Ali Wright

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Beautifully planned and delivered concert by the ORA Singers LIVE from London

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tallis, Escott, Byrd, R. Panufnik, Marsh, Andrew, Bray, Ešenvalds, Roth, LIVE From London Summer 2021 [2] – All Shall Be Well: ORA Singers / Suzi Digby OBE (conductor) with Zeb Soanes (narrator) and VOCES8. Livestreamed from the VOCES8 Centre, London. 11.7.2021. (CC)

ORA Singers (c) Nick Rutter

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The Mozartists’s terrific Cadogan Hall concert showed their sheer exhilaration at a return to the stage

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart (attrib), Mysliveček, C. P. E. Bach, Salieri, Haydn, Mozart 250: 1771 – A Retrospective: Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano), Steven Devine (harpsichord), The Mozartists / Ian Page (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London. 8.7.2021. (CC)

Ian Page conducts The Mozartists

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LIVE From London there is a sprinking of Stardust from VOCES8

United KingdomUnited Kingdom LIVE From London Summer 2021 [1] – Stardust: VOCES8 (Andrea Haines, Molly Noon [sopranos], Kate Jeffries-Harries [alto], Barnaby Smith [countertenor], Blake Morgan, Euan Williamson [tenors], Christopher Moore [baritone], Jonathan Percy [bass]). VOCES8 Centre, London, livestreamed on 4.7.2021. (CC)


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Glyndebourne’s Così fan tutte revival is a veritable triumph of organisation, performance and production

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2021 – Mozart, Così fan tutte (Bärenreiter edition, ed. Ferguson / Rehm): Soloists, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Riccardo Minasi (conductor). Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, East Sussex, 4.7.2021. (CC)

Alessandro Corbelli (Don Alfonso) and Hera Hyesang Park (Despina)
(c) Tristram Kenton

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Peter Moore triumphs in Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s world premiere of Dani Howard’s concerto

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Stravinsky, Dani Howard, Ravel, Prokofiev: Peter Moore (trombone), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Domingo Hindoyan (conductor). Concert from Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool on 17.6.2021, streaming from 29.6.2021. (CC)

Domingo Hindoyan conducts the RLPO (c) Ad LIb

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