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Performer: Iestyn Davies

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GlyndebourneSaul

Karina Gauvin (Merab), Anna Devin (Michal), Iestyn Davies (David) and Allan Clayton (Jonathan) © Bill Cooper
Handel: Saul
Laurence Cummings; Barrie Kosky; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Katrin Lea Tag; Markus Brück; Iestyn Davies

LondonProm 74: Handel Theodora

Handel: Theodora
Jonathan Cohen; Louise Alder; Ann Hallenberg; Iestyn Davies; Benjamin Hulett

Saffron WaldenCarolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies 
& Joseph Middleton

Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies 
& Joseph Middleton
Purcell, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Quilter
Carolyn Sampson; Iestyn Davies; Joseph Middleton

LondonOld Bones – Aurora Orchestra with Iestyn Davies

© Simon Weir
Satie, Adès, Debussy, Muhly, Dowland, Brahms
Iestyn Davies; Sally Pryce; Principal Players of Aurora Orchestra

CardiffHandel: Messiah

Handel: Messiah
Handel: Messiah
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Stephen Layton; BBC National Chorus of Wales; Katherine Watson; Iestyn Davies; Gwilym Bowen
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Everybody loves David: Handel’s Saul at Glyndebourne

Karina Gauvin (Merab), Anna Devin (Michal), Iestyn Davies (David) and Allan Clayton (Jonathan) © Bill Cooper
Barrie Kosky's punchy, visually exhilarating take on Saul, with Iestyn Davies as a sublime David, makes for a powerful evening of drama at Glyndebourne.
****1
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Bicket and The English Concert leave Carnegie Hall thrilled

Iestyn Davies (Rinaldo) © Chris Lee
Even without stage machinery or sets, The English Concert’s performance of Handel’s Rinaldo was enchanting. 
*****
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Handel’s calling card Rinaldo still opening doors three centuries on

Luca Pisaroni (Argante) and Joelle Harvey (Almirena) © Robert Workman
There were plenty of vocal fireworks in this concert performance of Handel’s opera. 
*****
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Adès' riveting The Exterminating Angel

Amanda Echalaz (Lucia de Nobile), Christian Van Horn (Julio) and Iestyn Davies (Francisco de Ávila) © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
Adès opera resists explanation, and the ambiguity of the story drives much of its compelling nature. 
****1
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An underwhelming performance of MacMillan & Beethoven

Xian Zhang at the podium © Chris Christodoulou
An underwhelming performance that fell prey to poor interpretive judgements. 
**111
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