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Instrument: Vocal Ensemble

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AmsterdamDe Wittgensteins

Nieuw Amsterdams Peil

AndermattBrahms V. Radiohead

Brahms V. Radiohead
Brahms, Radiohead
Orchestra Senzaspine; Steve Hackman; Stereo Hideout Soloists

ZürichLohengrin

Lohengrin
Wagner: Lohengrin
Simone Young; Andreas Homoki; Zurich Opera; Wolfgang Gussmann; Susana Mendoza; Kwangchul Youn; Piotr Beczała

CorkMain Evening Concert

Vasks, Lang
Festival Strings; Eloisa-Fleur Thom; Vadim Gluzman; Damask Vokal Quartet

ZürichCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Robert Trevino; Matthias Hartmann; Zurich Opera; Volker Hintermeier; Su Bühler; Martin Gebhardt; Teresa Rotemberg

TewkesburySounds Of The Solstice

© Sim Canetty-Clarke
Bennett, Chilcott, Marsh, Davies, Poulenc, Ešenvalds, Holst, Willan, MacMillan, Rutter
Nigel Short; Tenebrae; Richard Allen

Riga"The King's Singers" vocal ensemble

The King's Singers
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A timely Mother of Us All at the Metropolitan Museum

Felicia Moore (Susan B Anthony) © Steven Pisano for Bachtrack
The Mother of Us All isn’t an easy work and it’s far from one of Stein’s best pieces of writing. But in this centenary of women’s suffrage, it’s an important one.
***11
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Light amid darkness: stellar performance from Tenebrae

Tenebrae sings “Music of the Spheres” © Yaya Stempler
An exquisite evening of British 20th-century choral music from Tenebrae under Nigel Short at the Sydney Festival, with outstanding renditions of the music of Parry, Bingham and Stanford.
*****
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Tenebrae performs Tenebrae at the Sydney Festival

Tenebrae and Nigel Short © Yaya Stempler
British choir Tenebrae performs Masterworks of the Renaissance in Sydney's City Recital Hall. 
****1
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A very palpable hit: Hamlet in Cologne

Dino Lüthy (Laertes) and David Butt Philip (Hamlet) © Paul Leclaire
Brett Dean's operatic reworking of Shakespeare's Hamlet receives its German premiere in a powerful new staging by the work's librettist Matthew Jocelyn.
****1
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Stockhausen, Raven Chacon and native American spirit

Charlotte Mundy and Elisa Sutherland © Jeff Gavett
Rather than addressing indigenous genocide, Stockhausen's Am Himmel wandre ich and Chacon's Asdzaa Nádleehé and Yoolgai Asdzaa took native American poetry and myth as setting for an evening of unusual song. 
****1
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Rediscovering a Vivaldi gem: Arsilda in Prague

Arsilda in Prague © Petra Hajská
Even without the costumes and choreography, Collegium 1704's presentation of Arsilda was enthralling.
*****
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Happy Anniversary: 50 up for MTT and the LSO, 150 for Berlioz

Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the LSO © Kevin Leighton
Tilson Thomas has form with Berlioz: the full forces of the LSO and London Symphony Chorus built up to a noble blaze
****1
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