NEW! Remembering George London’s life and legacy on the 100th anniversary of his birth

11/03/2020

For a singer whose career was cut short in the 1960s by illness, Canadian-American bass-baritone George London’s presence still looms large in the opera world. His magnificent voice can be heard on recordings, including a 1960 Tosca with Renata Tebaldi that for many remains a definitive version of the Puccini opera, but it is the work of The George London Foundation for Singers that is his true legacy. Each year the Foundation awards tens of thousands of dollars to young American and Canadian singers who are in the early stages of their careers. Read more

All the colors of the rainbow in Louis Langrée’s debut with the New York Philharmonic

09/03/2020

United StatesUnited States Debussy, Ravel, Scriabin: Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano), Women’s Chorus from The Juilliard School, New York Philharmonic / Louis Langrée (conductor). David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 5.3.2020. (RP)

Louis Langrée conducting the New York Philharmonic © Chris Lee

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Vocal perfection from The King’s Singers at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

06/03/2020

United StatesUnited States An Audience with The King’s Singers – Various: The King’s Singers. Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York, 3.3.2020. (RP)

The King’s Singers © Rebecca Reid

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Ann Hallenberg and the Venice Baroque Orchestra pay tribute to Jenny Lind at Carnegie Hall

02/03/2020

United StatesUnited States Various composersThe Swedish Nightingale: Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano), Venice Baroque Orchestra / Gianpiero Zanocco (concertmaster and leader). Carnegie Hall, New York, 27.2.2020. (RP)

Ann Hallenberg and Venice Baroque Orchestra © Stephanie Berger

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

28/02/2020

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

26/02/2020

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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The ORR’s Beethoven at Carnegie Hall celebrates nature’s beauty and the triumph of the human spirit

26/02/2020

United StatesUnited States ORR Beethoven Cycle [2]: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Carnegie Hall, New York, 20 & 21.2.2020. (RP)

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

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

23/02/2020

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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