Intense emotion and musicality from the Sacconi Quartet at Wigmore Hall

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dove, Haydn, Roxanna Panufnik, Shostakovich: Sacconi Quartet (Ben Hancox & Hannah Dawson [violins], Robin Ashwell [viola], Cara Berridge [cello]), streamed live from Wigmore Hall, London, 23.9.2020. (CS)

Sacconi Quartet

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Virtuosity and vivacity from Guy Johnston and Melvyn Tan at Hatfield House

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn: Guy Johnston (cello), Julian Bliss (clarinet), Melvyn Tan (piano), Marble Hall, Hatfield House, live stream, 11.9.2020. (CS)

Melvyn Tan (piano) and Guy Johnston (cello) perform in the Marble Hall at Hatfield House

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Beethoven from Memory: a brilliant Prom from the Aurora Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Richard Ayres, Beethoven: Aurora Orchestra / Nicholas Collon (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four, 10.9.2020. (CS)

Nicholas Collon conducts the Aurora Orchestra at the 2020 BBC Proms
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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An elegiac Prom from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Glasgow

United KingdomUnited Kingdom George Walker, Beethoven, Jay Capperauld, Richard Strauss: Stephen Hough (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Alpesh Chauhan (conductor), City Halls, Glasgow, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four, 5.9.2020. (CS)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alpesh Chauhan with pianist Stephen Hough (c) Martin Shields

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Benedetti plays Baroque with the OAE at the Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms Live – Vivaldi, Handel, Avison, J.S. Bach: Nicola Benedetti, Rudolfo Richter, Kati Debretzeni, Matthew Truscott (violins); Katharina Spreckelsen, Sarah Humphrys  (oboes); Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Jonathan Cohen (director/harpsichord), Royal Albert Hall, London, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four, 3.9.2020. (CS)

Kati Debretzeni ,Nicola Benedetti, & the OAE (directed by Jonathan Cohen)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Simon Rattle and the LSO make a musical virtue of spatial separation at the Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms Live – Giovanni Gabrieli, Elgar, Beethoven, Kurtág, Adès, Vaughan Williams: Mitsuko Uchida (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Four, 30.8.2020. (CS)

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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‘First Night’ of the Proms 2020: a wonderful performance by the BBC Singers and Symphony Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms Live – Hannah Kendall, Whitacre, Copland, Beethoven: Alison Teale (cor anglais), Phillip Cobb (trumpet), BBC Singers (conductor: Nicholas Chalmers), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Two, 28.8.2020. (CS)

BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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