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Preview: The Electrictionary at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival (London)
Early music makes its debut at the world’s biggest festival of new opera on 6 & 7 August, when period musicians will...
Performance: Handel: Xerxes (Hampstead Garden Opera)
Xerxes (Serse in the original Italian) is a bit of an oddity amongst Handel’s operas: although now one of the composer’s most popular (in...
Performance: Farinelli and the King – Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
By Claire Van Kampen
Directed by John Dove
Image: Mark Rylance as King Philippe (Credit: Marc Brenner)
When the peaks and troughs of what has since been...
Performance: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – BBC Radio 3’s In Tune featuring Iestyn Davies and John Williams
On Friday 23 January, BBC Radio 3’s In Tune with Sean Rafferty was broadcast live from the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe.
CD: To Touch, To Kiss, To Die
To Touch, To Kiss, To Die: English Songs of Purcell, Matteis, DowlandRead More
Valer Barna-Sabadus (countertenor)
Olga Watts (harpsichord),
CD: Bach Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano
J.S. Bach: Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Michelle Makarski (violin) and Keith Jarrett (piano)
These sonatas,Read More
CD: La Voce del Violoncello
La Voce del violoncello: solo works of the first Italian cellist composersRead More
Elinor Frey (baroque cello)
Esteban La Rotta (theorbo,
Performance: Grimeborn Festival 2014
25 August (Madame X) and 5 September (Façade/Eight Songs for a Mad King) 2014 – Grimeborn Festival 2014
Performance: The Madrigal Transformed
The Madrigal Transformed
The Monteverdi String Band
Oliver Webber (director)
The madrigal was,Read More