RELEASED TODAY, June 17: Herbert Blomstedt and the Gewandhausorchester record Symphonies by Mozart & Voříšek for Accentus. [Mahler/Václav Neumann videos.]

RELEASED TODAY, June 17: Herbert Blomstedt and the Gewandhausorchester record Symphonies by Mozart & Voříšek for Accentus. [Mahler/Václav Neumann videos.]

Originally published on June 3 This wonderfully well-played and superbly recorded release – in memory of Václav Neumann (1920-95), closely associated with Leipzig, both the Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Opera, and later with his native Czech Philharmonic – features a...
Aldeburgh Festival 2022 – Martyn Brabbins conducts BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Elizabeth Maconchy’s Proud Thames & Shostakovich Ten – Laura van der Heijden plays William Walton’s Cello Concerto [live BBC Radio 3 broadcast].

Aldeburgh Festival 2022 – Martyn Brabbins conducts BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Elizabeth Maconchy’s Proud Thames & Shostakovich Ten – Laura van der Heijden plays William Walton’s Cello Concerto [live BBC Radio 3 broadcast].

Thursday, June 16, 2022 Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk In the first of two back-to-back Aldeburgh Festival concerts (both live on Radio 3), Martyn Brabbins and BBCNOW opened with Elizabeth Maconchy’s Proud Thames, from 1953. From a gentle dawn-like...
The Metropolitan Opera – Jonathan Miller’s production of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress – Ben Bliss, Golda Schultz, Christian Van Horn, Raehann Bryce-Davis; conducted by Susanna Mälkki.

The Metropolitan Opera – Jonathan Miller’s production of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress – Ben Bliss, Golda Schultz, Christian Van Horn, Raehann Bryce-Davis; conducted by Susanna Mälkki.

“Raehann Bryce-Davis as Baba the Turk and Ben Bliss as Tom Rakewell in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress” Photo: Ken Howard / Met Opera Friday, June 3, 2022Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York City Guest Reviewer, Susan Stempleski...