Glorious, triumphant Ninth Symphony caps the ORR’s Beethoven series at Carnegie Hall

United StatesUnited States ORR Beethoven Cycle [3]: Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Ed Lyon (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Carnegie Hall, New York, 23 & 24.2.2020. (RP)

ORR and Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee

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An operatic take on The Halloween Tree delights at InsightALT 2020

United StatesUnited States Theo Popov, The Halloween Tree (concert version): Soloists, American Lyric Theater Chamber Orchestra, MasterVoices / Geoffrey McDonald (conductor). American Lyric Theater, Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York, 23.2.2020. (RP)

The Halloween Tree (c) American Lyric Theater

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Five exciting singers garner top prizes at the 2020 George London Foundation finals

United StatesUnited States Various composers – George London Foundation Awards Competition Finals: Soloists, Lydia Brown (piano), The Morgan Museum & Library, New York, 21.2.2020. (RP)

Nora London (George London Foundation President)
with 2020 George London Award winners (c) Jennifer Taylor

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Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique celebrate Beethoven at Carnegie Hall

United StatesUnited States ORR Beethoven Cycle [1]: Lucy Crowe (soprano), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Carnegie Hall, New York, 19.2.2020. (RP)

Lucy Crowe (soprano), ORR, & Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) © Chris Lee

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Tenor Dominick Armstrong gives volcanic Janáček performance for Brooklyn Art Song Society

United StatesUnited States Brooklyn Art Song Society Home IV – Bartók, Kodály, Janáček: Lucy Fitz Gibbon, Caitlin Mead (sopranos), Allison Gish, Kate Maroney (mezzo-sopranos), Dominic Armstrong (tenor), Michael Brofman, Joel Harder (piano). Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, 7.2.2020. (RP)

Janáček, Bartók & Kodály © Joan Chiverton

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