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Summer of Opera on Classical Source

Hold on to your top hats and opera glasses for a feast of opera reviews coming here on Classical Source during June and July, whether Glyndebourne (we have already covered Wagner’s Mastersingers), Longborough, Garsington (Eugene Onegin is in the can) and Grange Park. Opera Holland Park, too, for Iris, La bohème and others... as well as ENO (Tristan) and ROH (Werther). And thanks to the Internet, Salome from Detroit is now up and running. When we get through that lot, it’s the BBC Proms: second night (July 16) is Boris Godunov with Bryn Terfel...

Colin Anderson
Editor
The Classical Source
June 2016

 

Latest Concert & Opera Reviews

about this concert Kensington Symphony Orchestra/Russell Keable – Scapino & Falstaff – Fenella Humphreys plays Britten’s Violin Concerto
about this concert Stravinsky Myths & Rituals – Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra/Diego Masson with Samson Tsoy – Symphony, Capriccio, Nightingale, Firebird
about this concert LSO/Simon Rattle – The Hogboon & Symphonie fantastique
about this concert Rossini’s Le comte Ory – Chelsea Opera Group at Cadogan Hall
about this concert Surrey Mozart Players/Kenneth Woods at The Electric Theatre – Sibelius’s En Saga & Symphony 6 – Efi Christodoulou plays Busoni’s Violin Concerto

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Latest CD & DVD Reviews

about this cd/dvd Dvořák – Music for Violin and Orchestra, and Four Romantic Pieces – Jan Mráček/Czech National Symphony Orchestra/James Judd, with Lukaš Klánský [Onyx]
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about this cd/dvd Overtures from the British Isles, Volume 2 – BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Rumon Gamba [Chandos]
about this cd/dvd Christopher Rouse – Symphonies 3 & 4, Odna Zhizn, Prospero’s Rooms – New York Philharmonic/Alan Gilbert [Dacapo]
about this cd/dvd Peter Dickinson Orchestral Works – BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Clark Rundell [Heritage]

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Latest Features

about this feature Feature Review – English Haydn Festival 2016
about this feature An Aldeburgh Aviary – Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Olivier Messiaen’s complete Catalogue d'Oiseaux [Aldeburgh Festival 2016 and live on BBC Radio 3, June 19]
about this feature The Fifth International Bamberg Mahler Competition
about this feature Make American Music Great again!
about this feature Preview: George Enescu’s Oedipe at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden [opens 23 May 2016]

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