Wigmore Hall’s In the footsteps of… was a beautifully curated, thought-provoking and inspiring programme

United KingdomUnited Kingdom In the footsteps of…: Gweneth Ann Rand (soprano), Sarah Daramy-Williams (violin), Allyson Devenish (piano), Cathy Tyson (narrator). Livestreamed (Darius Weinberg director/producer) on 14.11.2021 from Wigmore Hall, London, and available until 13.11.2021. (JPr)

Gweneth Ann Rand (soprano)

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ENO is back doing what it does best: Phelim McDermott’s astonishingly effective production of Satyagraha

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glass, Satyagraha (sung in Sanskrit): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera / Carolyn Kuan (conductor). London Coliseum, London, 16.10.2021. (CC)

(l-r) James Cleverton, Verity Wingate, Gabriella Cassidy, Sean Panikkar, William Thomas, Felicity Buckland (c) Tristram Kenton

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Superb acting and singing as Phil Willmott and John Robinson mine a musical out of Lady Chatterley’s Lover

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Lady Chatterley’s Lover: a musical adaptation of the novel by D.H. Lawrence from Phil Willmott (book), John Robinson (music and lyrics), Mark Anderson (additional lyrics) and Bjorn Dobbelaere (orchestrations). Filmed at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre in June 2021 and available from 15 October to 21 November 2021 on Stream.Theatre. (JPr)

Georgia Lennon (Constance) and Michael Pickering (Mellors) (c) Mark Senior

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With remarkable performances from Mattila and Grigorian, musically there is no weak link in Royal Opera’s new Jenůfa

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Janáček, Jenůfa: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Henrik Nánási (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Rhodri Huw) from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 9.10.2021 and available now on OperaVision. (JPr)

Saimir Pirgu (Števa) and Karita Mattila (Kostelnička) (c) Tristram Kenton

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