In Akron, a lively Valentine from Apollo’s Fire

United StatesUnited States Vivaldi, Porpora, Fontana, Strozzi, Monteverdi: Erica Schuller (soprano), Brian Giebler (tenor); Olivier Brault, Alan Choo, Adriane Post, Carrie Krause (violin solos), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor). First United Methodist Church, Akron, Ohio, 13.2.2020. (MSJ)

Erica Schuller

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In Ohio, a frustrating demonstration of why venues matter

United StatesUnited States Echoes of Venice: Amanda Powell, Raha Mirzadegan (sopranos), Jacob Perry (tenor), The Dark Horse Consort, Apollo’s Singers, Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), United Church of Christ, Avon Lake, Ohio, 20.10.2019. (MSJ)

Jeannette Sorrell with the Dark Horse Consort, Apollo’s Singers,
and Apollo’s Fire

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At the Blossom Festival, Elgar’s Masterpiece Wins the Day

United StatesUnited States Mendelssohn, Ravel, Sibelius, Saint-Saëns, Elgar: Gautier Capuçon (cello), Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran (conductor)*, Cleveland Orchestra / Gemma New (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 27.7.2019. (MSJ)

Gautier Capuçon (c) Gautier Capuçon

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James Conlon Leads One of the Cincinnati May Festival’s Closing Concerts

United StatesUnited States Mahler, Boito, Mussorgsky: Soloists, May Festival Chorus (conductor: Robert Porco), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / James Conlon (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. 24.5.2019. (RDA)

Soloists, May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
and James Conlon (conductor)

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