Thomas Søndergård Replaces Sir Donald Runnicles For Berlin Philharmonic Online Festival

(Credit: Martin Bubandt) The Berlin Philharmonic has announced that due to the travel restrictions, General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin Sir Donald Runnicles will not be able to conduct the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in the online festival “The Golden Twenties” on February 20, 2021. As a result, Thomas Søndergård, the Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra,  {…}

Karen Cargill, Anne Sofie von Otter, Florian Boesch & Soraya Mafi Lead Edinburgh International Festival Summer Digital Edition

(Credits: Nadine Boyd Photography/Cristina Haldane) The Edinburgh International Festival has announced a virtual program for its 2020 edition. In partnership with Scottish artists and national arts companies, “My Light Shines On” features original performances that have been filmed inside venues such as the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, The King’s Theatre, Leith Theatre, The Hub, Usher Hall and The Queen’s Hall. “My {…}