Jun 10, 2014
Don Giovanni, Glyndebourne, East Sussex
If there is one opera that is a graveyard for producers, it is Don Giovanni . Like others before it, Glyndebourne's recent production by Jonathan Kent, first seen in 2010 , gets so tangled up with the stage mechanics - a rotating box opens up to reveal various sets inside - that it forgets to tell us what it thinks this most intellectually ... (more)
J-rocker Yoshiki confirms Bangkok show next Tuesday
With the curfew relaxed, concert promoter BEC-Tero has confirmed that J-rocker Yoshiki of X-Japan will show up in Thailand.
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Ainsley, Imbrailo, Paterson, Ens, M. Rose; Chorus of the Glyndebourne Festival; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Elder.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Gorecki's Symphony No. 4
Grecki's 4th Symphony premiered this past weekend. Left unfinished, but near completion, at his death, it has been now been finished by his son, Mikolaj Grecki, who describes the work as "very different from its immediate predecessor ... and is closer to monumental works like Symphony No 2 or Beatus Vir and to later pieces with Tatra folk ... (more)