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“Concerto – A Beethoven Journey” Trailer

“Concerto – A Beethoven Journey” Trailer

The 15/16 season will see Leif Ove Andsnes star in “Concerto - A Beethoven Journey” (2015), a new documentary from award-winning British director and filmmaker Phil Grabsky. Scheduled for release in cinemas in September 2015, “Concerto - A Beethoven Journey” offers an...

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Final Beethoven Journey performances “Utterly Absorbing”

Final Beethoven Journey performances “Utterly Absorbing”

After an emotional farewell to The Beethoven Journey with three very special concerts at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London, the UK critics have been paying tribute to the final residency in Leif Ove Andsnes' four-year project ...   "The full measure...

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Bychkov conducts Otello – now out on DVD

Bychkov conducts Otello – now out on DVD

Decca Classics have released a DVD of the Met Opera Live recording of Verdi's Otello, conducted by Semyon Bychkov, on DVD.  Johan Botha sings Otello, opposite Renée Fleming's Desdemona.   Andreas Laska at ResMusica.com writes "Semyon Bychkov in the pit offers us...

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Semyon Bychkov wins Best Conductor at the 2015 Opera Awards

Semyon Bychkov wins Best Conductor at the 2015 Opera Awards

On 26 April 2015, Semyon Bychkov was awarded the Opera Awards Best Conductor prize at a ceremony at London's Savoy Theatre, hosted by Richard E. Grant. Recently, Bychkov has conducted Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten - which also won the prize for Best Strauss...

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Royal Philharmonic Society Lecture given by Alan Gilbert

On Wednesday 15 April 2015, Alan Gilbert delivered the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Annual Lecture at Milton Court Concert Hall in London to an audience of music industry leaders. His lecture, entitled "Orchestras in the 21st Century; a new paradigm"...

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Beethoven Journey Box Set Now Available

Beethoven Journey Box Set Now Available

2014/15 is the crowning season of the 4-year Beethoven Journey as Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra play complete cycles of Beethoven concertos in cities around the globe Together they have recorded all of the Beethoven Piano Concertos, as well as the...

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“Legendary” – Semyon Bychkov Conducts Vienna State Opera’s Triumphant Khovanshchina

“Legendary” – Semyon Bychkov Conducts Vienna State Opera’s Triumphant Khovanshchina

Semyon Bychkov led the Wiener Staatsoper in a “legendary” (Der Kurier) performance of Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina on 15th November 2014. This new production, the opera’s return to the Viennese stage after a twenty-year absence, features an extraordinary cast including Ferruccio Fulanetto (Iwan Chowanski), Christopher Ventris (Andrei Chowanski), Herbert Lippert (Golizyn), Andrzej Dobber (Schaklowity), Ain Anger (Dossifei) and Norbert Ernst (Schreiber).

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Bychkov Premières New Production of Khovanshchina in Vienna

Bychkov Premières New Production of Khovanshchina in Vienna

The Première of the Vienna State Opera's new production of Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina, conducted by Semyon Bychkov, will be broadcast live on ORF radio.  The performance commences at 18:30 CET on Saturday 15 November 2014.  For more information, click here.

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