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HalleThe Messiah HWV 56 (KV 572)

Mozart: Arrangement of Handel's Messiah, K572
Massimo Mazzeo; Divino Sospiro; Gulbenkian Choir; Ruth Ziesak; Kristina Hammarström

HalleL’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Handel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato, HWV 55
Paul McCreesh; Gabrieli Consort & Players; Gillian Webster; Jeremy Ovenden; Neal Davies

HalleIsrael in Egypt

Handel: Israel in Egypt
Jan Tomasz Adamus; Capella Cracoviensis; Hasnaa Bennani; Joanna Radziszewska; Michał Czerniawski

HalleBridges to Classics

Staatskapelle Halle; Bernd Ruf; Anke Sieloff; Benjamin Köthe; GermanPops Band and Singers

IstanbulStars of Chamber Music: Ensemble Kheops

Mozart, Brahms, Dürrüoglu, Dohnányi
Ensemble Kheops

SleatNYOS Jazz Orchestra Summer Tour 2020

© Richie Tyndall Photography
NYOS Jazz Orchestra; Paul Booth

AberdeenNYOS Jazz Orchestra Summer Tour 2020

© © Richie Tyndall Photography
NYOS Jazz Orchestra; Paul Booth
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Brahms' German Requiem proves to be timeless as ever in new edition

Kent Tritle conducting the Oratorio Society of New York © Tim Dwight
The revisions were minor, but the Requiem remained a fitting work for a modern metropolis: reverent, mysterious, a little bit distant but a powerful prayer for peace.
*****
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Operatic magic: Ercole Amante at the Opéra Comique

Nahuel di Pierro (Hercule) © S. Brion
Voices, orchestra staging: everything in this Ercole Amante is light and magic, to the great delight of the Salle Favart audience.
*****
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The Gabrielis shine in Purcell's confusing King Arthur

Paul McCreesh © Ben Wright

King Arthur is an opera without a plot and, in musical terms at least, Arthur without the King.

*****
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Polifemo by Bononcini: a Baroque rarity in Potsdam

Roberta Mameli, Helena Rasker, João Fernandes, Maria Ladurner, Roberta Invernizzi, Bruno de Sá © Stefan Gloede | Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci
An entertaining night of Baroque music, costume and movement, but above all wonderful singing, at the historic Orangerieschloss at Potsdam
****1
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Apollo e Dafne at the Handel Festival in Halle

Anna Prohaska, Vittorio Ghielmi and Fulvio Bettini with Il Suonar Parlante © Stiftung Händel-Haus
A performance of Handel's short masterpiece Apollo e Dafne at the Halle Handel Festival was somewhat disappointing but Fulvio Bettini impressed in the bass role.
***11
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Thrilling King Arthur from the Gabrieli Consort in Adelaide

Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort © Andy Staples

With marvellous cohesion, life and wit the Gabrieli Consort and Players, sponsored by State Opera of South Australia, who thrilled Adelaide audiences with their presentation of English Baroque. 

****1
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A fun-packed Falstaff from Opera Bohemia

Andrew McTaggart (Falstaff) © Opera Bohemia
Opera Bohemia provides a fun-filled showcase for Conservatoire graduates in a finely sung Falstaff heading for the Edinburgh Fringe with a small orchestra.
****1
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