Mark Padmore, Gavin Bryars, Helen Charlston Star in Music at Paxton Festival 2024

(Photo credit: Marco Borggreve) The 2024 Music at Paxton festival has released its line up of events. This article features vocal works only. Mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston joins the Consone Quartet to present the works of Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn, and Fanny Mendelssohn.  Performance Date: July 20, 2024 Composer Gavin Bryars joins artistic director Angus Smith in a “meet {…}

Louise Alder, Matilda Sterby & Mark Padmore Lead Konserthuset Stockholm’s 2023-24 Season

The Konserthuset Stockholm has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances. Ryan Bancroft will conduct Sven-David Sandström’s “The High Mass” with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Soloists include Marisol Montalvo, Elin Rombo, Jeannette van Schaik, Paula Murrihy, and Emma Sventelius. Performance Date: Sept. 7, 2023 Sophie Asplund, Yuri Mynenko, and Magnus Svensson perform a night of {…}

Julia Bullock & Mark Padmore Highlight Shriver Hall’s 2023-24 Season

The Shriver Hall Concert Series, Baltimore’s premier presenter of chamber music ensembles and solo recitalists, has announced its 2023-24 (its 58th) concert season. For the purposes of this article, we will highlight the vocal performances only. Soprano Julia Bullock makes her Baltimore recital debut alongside pianist Bretton Brown. The two will perform a wide-ranging program featuring works by Schubert, Schumann, {…}

Sarah Connolly, Mark Padmore, Louise Alder, Véronique Gens, Kate Royal Headline Leeds Lieder Festival 2023

The Leeds Lieder Festival 2023 has been announced. The season opens with a gala featuring tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Ana Manastireanu. They will perform music by Schumann, Britten, Finzi, Clarke, Tippett, and Gurney, among others. Performance Date: June 9, 2023 Soprano Louise Alder and pianist Joseph Middleton will perform music by Schubert, Schumann, and Mozart, among others. Performance Date: {…}

Diana Damrau, Kristine Opolais, Elīna Garanca & Juan Diego Flórez Lead Carnegie Hall’s 2023-24 Season

Carnegie Hall has announced its 2023-24 season bringing some of the greatest artists in the world. Here is a look at the vocal performances of the season. Sphinx Virtuosi will feature bass players Xavier Foley and Kebra Seyoun-Charles with special guests Raquel González and Abel Selaocoe. The program will include Javier Farias, Andrea Casarrubios, Villa-Lobos, and Xavier Foley music. Performance {…}