17th Khachaturian International Competition, 2021 – young conductors vie for the prizes in Armenia

ArmeniaArmenia 17th Khachaturian International Competition, 2021 [I] – Opening Concert: Jonathan Swensen (cello), Armenian State Symphony Orchestra / Jun Sung-Park and Sergey Smbatyan (conductors). Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall, Yerevan, 6.6.2021. (CC)

Armenian State Symphony Orchestra in Yerevan’s Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall

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The Marriage of Figaro from Opera Holland Park’s Young Artists is a positively inspiring celebration of youth

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (reduced orch. by Jonathan Lyness): Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Lada Valešová (conductor). Opera Holland Park, London, 15.6.2021. (CC)

Ross Ramgobin (Figaro) in OHP’s The Marriage of Figaro © Ali Wright

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After 14 years of exploration and challenge with the LPO, Jurowski’s Swan Lake is his last word

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Filmed (directed by Nathan Prince) at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 2.5.2021 by Intersection and streamed via marquee.tv 2.6.2021. (CC)

Vladimir Jurowski

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In Poole, melodies breathed gloriously from both Hyeyoon Park’s violin and Benjamin Grosvenor’s piano

United KingdomUnited Kingdom R. Schumann, C. Schumann, Franck: Hyeyoon Park (violin), Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Catherine Bott (presenter). From the Lighthouse, Poole, and livestreamed on bsolive.com (click here) on 5.5.2021. (CC)

Hyeyoon Park (violin) and Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

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OOTS’s Timelapse 2.0 allows past and present to mix and mingle with joyful abandon and yield miraculous results

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Timelapse 2.0 – Night Owl Digital Concert: Trish Clowes (saxophone), David Gordon (harpsichord and piano), Orchestra of the Swan / David LePage (violin/director). Filmed in Purfleet, first streamed on 26.4.2021. (CC)

Orchestra of the Swan’s Timelapse 2.0

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