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June 17   -  

François-Xavier Roth, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Aldeburgh Festival

François-Xavier Roth conducted the Mahler Chamber Orchestra on the second of their concerts at the Aldeburgh Festival.  The Mahler Chamber Orchestra, founded by Claudio Abbado, is one of the finest in the world, connecting to Abbado's ...

June 15   -  

Harrison Birtwistle The Corridor The Cure Aldeburgh

Harrison's Birtwistle's The Corridor and The Cure at the Britten Studio at Snape, Aldeburgh, also coming to the Linbury Studio Theatre in London in July. Six years separate the operas, but in many ways they are two interlocking parts, ...

June 12   -  

Walter de la Mare in song, Ludlow English Song Weekend (3)

Every child over a certain age who learned penmanship (remember that ?) would know Walter de la Mare, whose poems we had to copy out endlessly in longhand (remember that!) It's hard to believe that he was almost a "contemporary" poet at that time, for ...

June 12   -  

Kurt Weill collides with Fritz Lang

Kurt Weill collides with Fritz Lang and both come crashing down. It might have seemed a good idea in theory to pair the creator of brilliant films like Metropolis (more here) with the composer of The Rise and Fall of Mahagonny (more ...

June 11   -  

A E Housman Ludlow English Song Weekend

A E Housman inspired more English Song than any other individual. The most famous settings of his poetry need no introduction, but one of the great delights of the Ludlow English Song Weekend is its regular excursions into the lesser known byways of ...

June 9   -  

Florian Boesch Wigmore Hall Schumann Liederkreis op 39

Florian Boesch and Malcolm Martineau at the Wigmore Hall, a superb culmination to their year's residency at the world's finest Lieder venue.  On the eve of Robert Schumann's 205th birthday, the highlight of this recital was Schumann's ...

June 7   -  

Not a butter cookie - Carl Nielsen Saul og David, Royal Danish Opera

Det Kongelige Teater, Copenhagen celebrates the 150th anniversary of Denmark's most famous composer, Carl Nielsen, with a new production of Saul og David.  Watch a video trailer and read more HERE.  Listen to the audio-only ...

June 6   -  

José Serebrier Dvořák Xiogang Ye, London 12th June

Warner Classics is releasing the  complete set of Dvořák’s symphonies conducted by José Serebrier.. Individually, these performances are lively, perceptive readings, following on his highly acclaimed Glazunov series.  ...

June 3   -  

Ernest Chausson Le roi Arthus Hampson Alagna Koch

Ernest Chausson's only opera, Le roi Arthus, at the Opéra Bastille, Paris, has long ceased to be a rarity.  But is it truly understood in the context of Chausson's other music, or its place in the era in which it was ...

June 3   -  

Donizetti Les Martyrs Opera Rara review

Opera Rara's Donizetti Les Martyrs, now on CD, is reviewed HERE in Opera Today. Enjoy !
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