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Halévy’s La Reine de Chypre claims three tenor victims in Paris

Halévy: La Reine de Chypre *** Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, 7th June 2017 The only opera you’re ever likely to encounter by Fromental Halévy is La Juive, which probably qualifies the composer as a “one hit wonder”. But Halévy wrote around … Continue reading

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Flights of fancy: Niquet and the Brussels Phil soar in César Franck

Fauré, Schumann, Franck *** Brussels Philharmonic/Niquet, Cadogan Hall, 27th May 2016 Fledglings nervously poised for take-off will perch on the edge of their nest, flexing gangly legs, bobbing heads, stretching their wings before launching into the air. Perhaps Hervé Niquet … Continue reading

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