The BBC Proms draw to a close on Saturday 8th September. Last night Prom 60 featured the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the Orchestra of the Enlightenment conducted by Robin Ticciati performing Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
See www.lebrecht.co.uk for images from Proms 1-60 from Lebrecht photographer Chris Christodoulou.
BBC Proms Youth Choir performing in Tippett’s ‘A Child of Our Time’ captured by Chris Christodoulou. With David Robertson conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra for the Prom 25 of BBC Proms 2012 last night at Royal Albert Hall in London.
Lebrecht Music & Arts are attending the Gustavo Dudamel Mahler cycle at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Mahler’s third Symphony was performed on Tuesday 24th January by the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra with incredible verve and passion. The oldest member of the orchestra is 28 years old and this is reflected in the amount of energy that went into the performance. Soloists were world class, in particular the off-stage flugelhorn player. Gustavo Dudamel conducted this very long symphony with great panache.
Tonight (Thursday) Mahler 5 will be performed by the LA Philharmonic Orchestra under the conductorship of Dudamel.
They’re playing 15 free Mozart-Strauss-Tchaik concerts a month in downtown Hanoi. Who for? ”The audience is expected to consist of tourists, passers-by, taxi drivers and street hawkers. All we need is three seconds of their attention” Slipped disc
Lebrecht Music & Arts does not have any photos of this orchestra and we would be grateful if a photographer would like to submit some photos to us of the Hanoi orchestra performing at email@example.com so that we can include them on our website at www.lebrecht.co.uk