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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An undoubtedly disturbing yet ultimately triumphant Met Porgy and Bess

United StatesUnited States The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / David Robertson (conductor). Transmitted live from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, to Cineworld Basildon, Essex, 1.2.2020. (JPr)

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (c) Ken Howard

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