Opening Music of the Baroque’s season with Alexander’s Feast Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas Kraemer “has the most engaging Handel style… tempos were lively but never breathless, with lithe, springy rhythms throughout. Kraemer’s blancing of the large forces was impeccable.” Chicago Classical Review. Read in full here.
Mezzo Sarah Champion makes her main stage English National Opera début this evening jumping in at short notice as Donna Elvira Don Giovanni. Richard Jones’ new production is conducted by Mark Wigglesworth.
Tenor Samuel Boden sings Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with Johannes Hinterholzer, horn, and the Salzburg Camerata under Teodor Currentzis. The performances on October 7 and 9 (am) open the season at the Mozarteum, Salzburg.