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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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GlasgowSeason Finale: Verdi Requiem

Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Catherine Naglestad; Zanda Švēde; David Junghoon Kim; George Andguladze

GlasgowBeethoven Roots: James Ehnes

Beethoven Roots: James Ehnes
Beethoven
James Ehnes; Andrew Armstrong

GlasgowNYOS Junior Orchestra Concert Summer 2020

© Ian Watson
Bruch, Borodin
NYOS Junior Orchestra; Catherine Larsen-Maguire; Iona McDonald

GlasgowNYOS Symphony Orchestra Summer Tour 2020

© Sim Canetty-Clarke
Musgrave, Rachmaninov
NYOS Symphony Orchestra; Jamie Phillips

GlasgowBeethoven Nine

Beethoven, Capperauld
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Natalya Romaniw; Stephanie Maitland; Benjamin Hulett; Božidar Smiljanić

GlasgowMidori Plays Beethoven

Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Midori
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Superb ensemble from the RCS Opera Students in Die Dreigroschenoper

The Threepenny Opera © Robert McFadzean | Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

A heartfelt performance of Die Dreigroschenoper from the RSC Opera students in Glasgow, Caroline Clegg directing a tight ensemble and Philip White conducting a sprightly band.

****1
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Stylish, powerful Nixon in China from Scottish Opera

Julia Sporsén (Pat Nixon) © James Glossop

Scottish Opera’s Nixon in China in a stylish, living history production from John Fulljames, with strong performances across the board, Joana Carneiro stoking the fires in the pit.

****1
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The Rape of Lucretia: a shockingly powerful take at RCS

Lauren Young (Lucretia), Jolyon Loy (Tarquinius), Robin Horgan and Charlotte Richardson (Chorus) © Robert McFadzean

Jack Furness’ production packs a shocking punch in Glasgow with a tightly sung ensemble of singers and a taut chamber band under conductor Lionel Friend.

****1
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Themes, variations and serenades from BBC Scottish

John Wilson © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Themes and Variations from Brahms and Dvořák, haunting Britten with Stuart Jackson and Alberto Menéndez Escribano, John Wilson standing in to conduct at City Halls, Glasgow. 
***11
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Natalya Romaniw an exciting Tosca in Scottish Opera’s powerful revival

Natalya Romaniw (Tosca) and Gwyn Hughes Jones (Cavaradossi) © James Glossop

Anthony Besch’s trusty Tosca returns to Scottish Opera with Natalya Romaniw packing a punch in the title role. 

*****
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Romantic Tchaikovsky and a chilling Shostakovich 10

Elena Fischer-Dieskau © Bill Kean

Amicus Orchestra shine magnificently in the romantic Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1 with Elena Fischer-Dieskau and a chilling Shostakovich Tenth Symphony conducted by Catherine Larsen-Maguire.

****1
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