United Kingdom Rosenblatt Recitals at Home in aid of Target Ovarian Cancer – From Handel to Wagner – A Journey Through the Ages of Opera: Available as audio and video streaming if you click here. (JPr)
KATHLEEN FERRIER AWARDS 2020
The prize winners of the 65th Kathleen Ferrier Awards Competition were announced on 13 December at the end of the competition’s final, streamed from Southwark’s Henry Wood Hall.
The prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Awards, held annually in memory of the great British contralto, are renowned for kick-starting the careers of outstandingly talented young singers. This year Jessica Cale won the first prize of £12,500. Jessica, from Pembrokeshire, studied at the Royal College of Music, having already worked extensively with The Sixteen and the Monteverdi Choir. She has appeared with the Gabrieli Consort, at Ryedale Festival Opera and was a finalist in the 2020 London Handel Festival Singing Competition.
United Kingdom Live from London Christmas – Bach, Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248: Soloists, Gabrieli Consort and Players / Paul McCreesh (conductor), plus chorales from Gabrieli ROAR. St John’s, Smith Square, London. Livestreamed 25.12.2020 to 6.1.2021. (CC)
United Kingdom English National Ballet’s Nutcracker Delights: Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Filmed at the London Coliseum on 18 & 19.12.2020 and now available on YouTube. (JPr)
United Kingdom Live from London Christmas: ‘Long, Long, Ago’ – Messe de Minuit: I Fagiolini / Robert Hollingworth (director). Performance at VOCES8 Centre, London, livestreamed on 24.12.2020. (CC)
United Kingdom Benedetti Plays Beethoven: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Philharmonia / Pekka Kuusisto (conductor). Livestreamed from London’s Royal Festival Hall, 30.11.2020. (JPr)