LSO – Sir Simon Rattle conducts Janáček’s Jenůfa – Agneta Eichenholz, Katarina Karnéus, Aleš Briscein & Nicky Spence.

LSO – Sir Simon Rattle conducts Janáček’s Jenůfa – Agneta Eichenholz, Katarina Karnéus, Aleš Briscein & Nicky Spence.

Sunday, January 14, 2024 Barbican Hall, London Guest Reviewer, Curtis Rogers Janáček’s Jenůfa, like his other operas, bears the paradox that, although the drama deals with some very flawed character traits, the music sweeps all before it to an uplifting conclusion,...
Enescu Festival 2023 – George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir. Arnaud Arbet conducts Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre. Live stream on Enescu Festival website.

Enescu Festival 2023 – George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir. Arnaud Arbet conducts Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre. Live stream on Enescu Festival website.

György Ligeti (1923-2006) Sunday, September 17, 2023 The Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest Not many operas begin with a car-horn consort, but Ligeti’s wacky, weird and wonderful Le Grand Macabre does, a prelude to a surreal score that keeps the ear guessing and...
Enescu Festival 2023 – George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir. Hannu Lintu conducts Britten’s Billy Budd. Live stream on Enescu Festival website, also live on Radio România Cultural.

Enescu Festival 2023 – George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir. Hannu Lintu conducts Britten’s Billy Budd. Live stream on Enescu Festival website, also live on Radio România Cultural.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Grand Palace Hall, Ion Câmpineanu 28, Bucharest, Romania These few words are merely a means of documenting one of the absolute highlights of the Enescu Festival 2023 (whatever happens next), a concert performance of Benjamin Britten’s...
George Enescu Festival 2023 – Orchestra & Choir of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Zubin Mehta conducts Verdi’s Otello, with Fabio Sartori, Anastasia Bartoli and Luca Salsi. Live stream on the Enescu Festival website and also live on Radio România Cultural.

George Enescu Festival 2023 – Orchestra & Choir of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Zubin Mehta conducts Verdi’s Otello, with Fabio Sartori, Anastasia Bartoli and Luca Salsi. Live stream on the Enescu Festival website and also live on Radio România Cultural.

Monday, August 28, 2023 Grand Palace Hall, Ion Câmpineanu 28, Bucharest, Romania In the first of their two appearances at this year’s Enescu Festival (the second is tomorrow, Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ Symphony) Zubin Mehta conducted Maggio...