Monday Aug 18
Canadian soprano remains a Festival favourite
Canadian lyric soprano Erin Wall has become a favourite with Edinburgh Festival audiences, but then she is a very well-travelled woman, with friends in many cities in Europe and in Australia, as well as across North America.
Hymn of praise to a beacon of quality
The occasion was, you might think, nothing special. One of the many London-based classical orchestras, with its dedicated chorus, was playing and singing in the acoustically charmless Barbican Hall under a conductor known for consummate professionalism rather than the star quality of a Mariss Jansons or a Valery Gergiev; the programme consisted of ... (more)