Apollo’s Fire burns darkly in a program of Hispanic music

United StatesUnited States Various, ‘¡Hispania! A voyage from Spain to the Americas’: Sophia Burgos, Andréa Walker (sopranos), Alan Choo, Emi Tanabe (violins), Jeremías García (guitar), Sandi Bohl (castanets), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor and harpsichord). St. Bernard Catholic Church, Akron, 20.3.2024. (MSJ)

[front l-r] Andréa Walker, Jeannette Sorrell and Sophia Burgos after the opening night performance © Apollo’s Fire

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Franz Welser-Möst returns to Cleveland, sounding ‘Frankly Wiser Than Most’

United StatesUnited States Krenek, Mahler, Bartók: Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Liivestreamed on adella.com from the Mandel Concert Hall at Severance Music Center, Cleveland, 13.1.2024. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst conducting the Cleveland Orchestra in the livestream

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Apollo’s Fire soars with ‘Fire & Joy’ in Ohio

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vivaldi, Bach – ‘Fire & Joy’: Deborah Nagy (oboe), Nicole Divall (viola d’amore), Alan Choo, Edwin Huizinga (violins) Daphna Mor, Kathie Stewart (recorders), René Schiffer (cello), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor). First United Methodist Church, Akron, Ohio, 11.16.2023. (MSJ)

Jeannette Sorrell and Apollo’s Fire at the end of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.4 © Erica Brenner/AF

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