During October, we focus on the here and now, with contemporary music and dance featured in a number of articles. We have spoken to a number of composers and choreographers about their work accross various mediums, and their collaborations with other contemporary artists.
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Verdi: La traviata
Gianluca Marcianò; Alessandro Talevi; Opera North; Oliver Dohnányi; Madeleine Boyd; Hye-Youn Lee
Handel, Bach, Mozart, Pachelbel, Vivaldi
Peter Dyson; Belmont Ensemble of London
Puccini: La fanciulla del West
Keri-Lynn Wilson; Richard Jones; English National Opera; Nicky Gillibrand; Miriam Buether; Susan Bullock; Peter Auty
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Smetana's The Bartered Bride by Opera North at Leeds Grand Theatre directed by Daniel Slater is a confident revival of an old success.
ENO's revival of Jonathan Miller's 2009 production is musically solid, but falls short of the dramatic intensity achieved in previous years.
A deeply satisfying instalment to the LPO’s Rachmaninov series contained two towering masterpieces presented in very different ways – lightness of touch in the concerto and emotional sweep in the symphony.
Russian pianist Arcadi Volodos held the audience's attention with live performance at its best, at times eccentric, yet totally captivating and always uplifting.
Judith Weir's music didn't have the pride of place it deserved at this miscellaneous collection of music from past and present Masters of the Queen's Music, presented by the Park Lane Group at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.