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Who is entitled to play Bach? The music director of a period-instrument orchestra reclaims baroque music for modern players… More than 250 years after Johann Sebastian Bach’s death, amid all...
The Russian tenor discusses the role of Calaf in Puccini’s Turandot and also Kirov Opera and its director Valery Gergiev… Seven operas in six days – that sounds about right...
A new CD, a new violin concerto – education, too, and a day at the Proms featuring the violin and young musicians, amateurs joining with professionals. Fraser Trainer tells more…...
Proms 2005 continues – Detlev Glanert has a beastly world premiere and Paul Groves sings his first Gerontius… Beasts and a journeying soul are included in this week’s Proms. Detlev...
Proms 2005 begins on 15 July – Paul McCreesh talks about Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen” and Michael Berkeley introduces his new Concerto for Orchestra; both have a word about Gilbert...
When I was a child, attempting to grow up in Los Angeles, summers were mostly occupied with two things: baseball and the Hollywood Bowl. There were two teams in the...
The annual pleasures of “Mostly Mozart” arrive at the Barbican Centre from 8 July. Heading the first weekend is Sir Neville Marriner… Sir Neville Marriner is delightful company as we...
A report from the 2005 Risor Festival of Chamber Music, 28 June-3 July 2005 “I would rather have a smaller festival,” Lars Anders Tomter said. He is one of the...
British-born Jonathan Nott is Principal Conductor of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of Ensemble Intercontemporain. With the Bamberg Symphony he records for Tudor, and will lead the...
Violinist Anthony Marwood is stepping on stage as an actor, too, in Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale… Anthony Marwood is about to prove that the devil has the best tunes. Cue...
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