BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 13: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ilan Volkov conducts Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathétique’ Symphony and Catherine Lamb’s Portions Transparent/Opaque. Live on BBC Radio 3.

BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 13: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ilan Volkov conducts Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathétique’ Symphony and Catherine Lamb’s Portions Transparent/Opaque. Live on BBC Radio 3.

Sisi Burn, photo Monday, July 24, 2023 Royal Albert Hall, London Portions Transparent/Opaque (BBC commission: “world premiere of Portions 2 & 3” – Proms Guide) is a fascinating thirty-minute study in sound – distant, mostly quiet, skeletal,...
Pärnu Music Festival – Estonian Festival Orchestra – Paavo Järvi conducts Pärt’s Collage über B-A-C-H and Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony, with Fazıl Say playing Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto. Webcast.

Pärnu Music Festival – Estonian Festival Orchestra – Paavo Järvi conducts Pärt’s Collage über B-A-C-H and Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony, with Fazıl Say playing Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto. Webcast.

Friday, July 21, 2023 Pärnu Concert Hall, Aida 4, Pärnu, 80011 Pärnu maakond, Estonia  Guest Reviewer, Ateş Orga Closing this year’s Pärnu Festival, Arvo Pärt’s early Collage über B-A-C-H took us back to 1964: post-war Iron Curtain Estonia, summer...
Pärnu Music Festival – Estonian Festival Orchestra – Paavo Järvi conducts Jüri Reinvere’s On the Ship of Fools, Richard Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration, with Mirjam Mesak singing Berg’s Seven Early Songs. Webcast.

Pärnu Music Festival – Estonian Festival Orchestra – Paavo Järvi conducts Jüri Reinvere’s On the Ship of Fools, Richard Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration, with Mirjam Mesak singing Berg’s Seven Early Songs. Webcast.

Jüri Reinvere Sunday, July 16, 2023 Pärnu Concert Hall, Aida 4, Pärnu, 80011 Pärnu maakond, Estonia Guest Reviewer, Ateş Orga Jüri Reinvere’s On the Ship of Fools, commissioned by Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra, premiered July 15, is a winning...
Alpha Classics releases Mikko Franck conducting Debussy – La mer and, with Vannina Santoni, C’est l’extase, Robin Holloway’s orchestrations of Debussy’s Verlaine settings.

Alpha Classics releases Mikko Franck conducting Debussy – La mer and, with Vannina Santoni, C’est l’extase, Robin Holloway’s orchestrations of Debussy’s Verlaine settings.

Mikko Franck leads his Paris-based Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in a good La mer, rewarding first time through and to return to, flowing and fluid, volatile (second movement), dramatic (third – if without the ad lib fanfares, although one’s inner ear adds...