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The Classical Source once again brings you a handy guide to all ten of the Metropolitan Opera productions included in this season’s international broadcast series. #1: Turandot Who wrote it?...
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Southbank Centre, London – Queen Elizabeth Hall & Royal Festival Hall Sunday, October 06, 2019 “To boldly go where no man has gone before". I still remember the shock of...
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El mundo musical todo, y no solo el de la música clásica, se ha quedado anonadado por la muerte imprevista de Jessye Norman, una de las vocalistas y artistas más...
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The world of music, and not just classical music, has been stunned by the untimely passing of Jessye Norman, one of the outstanding vocalists and artists of her generation. The...
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In alphabetical order, by surname... “A very happy 75th birthday to Leonard Slatkin, whose perceptive gifts, selfless dedication and sheer professionalism continue to inspire and astound. His wide-ranging repertoire and...
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Conductor Willem Mengelberg 1871-1951 Acclaimed and AccusedFrits Zwart ISBN 9789462986053 Amsterdam University Press You might think that an undertaking – one subject, two books (as sent for review), and both...
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Some twelve years ago I reviewed a Music & Arts box featuring Arturo Toscanini’s celebrated 1939 cycle of Beethoven’s Symphonies – all bar the ‘Choral’ recorded at Studio 8H –...
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Wednesday 5 June-Saturday 9 June, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England For a quarter of a century the English Haydn Festival has used the deconsecrated St Leonard’s Church in Bridgnorth as the principal...
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Three concerts in two days provided a brief glimpse of this year’s Aldeburgh Festival and a welcome chance to catch up with one of its artists-in-residence, Thomas Larcher. On Monday...
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Swaledale plays host to one of England’s most northerly festivals. Turn left off the A1 near Richmond and the villages of Grinton, Gunnerside and Reeth (there’s even a Crackpot) appear...
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