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Countertenor Xavier Sabata sings Schubert's “Winterreise” (Winter Journey)

On his debut album with Berlin Classics, Countertenor Xavier Sabata leaves familiar territory and embarks, quite literally, on an emotionally and vocally challenging journey: Schubert's “Winterreise” (Winter Journey). The step into 19th century repertoire is the realization of a long-held aspiration.

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Concerto Copenhagen on tour in Northern Europe

“The Four Seasons After Vivaldi” is the title of Concerto Copenhagen's album released in September by the Danish label Dacapo. In a new composition and interpretation by the contemporary Danish composer Karl Aage Rasmussen, the ensemble approaches the world-renowned Concerti Grossi by Vivaldi.

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New London Symphony Orchestra releases

The London Symphony Orchestra collaborated with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the first guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda for the two important releases this fall. Shostakovich's Symphony No. 4 with the LSO under Gianandrea Noseda has been out on album since early October.

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Concerto Köln appoints Kent Nagano as Honorary Conductor - October 20, 2019

On the occasion of yesterday’s collaborative concert at the Cologne Philharmonie, Concerto Köln appointed Kent Nagano as Honorary Conductor. The early music ensemble and the conductor, renowned for both opera and orchestral repertoire, have enjoyed a close collaboration since 2011.

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Palazzetto Bru Zane wins OPER! AWARD as "Best Benefactor"

The first OPER! AWARDS ceremony was festively celebrated last Saturday, September 21, 2019, at the Konzerthaus in Berlin. Palazzetto Bru Zane received the "Best Benefactor" award for its commitment to the discovery and rediscovery of French music in the long 19th century (1780–1920).

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Göttingen International Handel Festival celebrates its Centennial Anniversary - 2020 programme

Early music festivals that are able to boast a 100-year history are few and far between. All the more reason to celebrate this special anniversary with a truly unique programme. Between May 20 and June 1, 2020, the Göttingen International Handel Festival will present all 42 operas by Handel within one programme – including staged productions, concertante performances and numerous other formats.

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