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September News – MRM Artists open the 20/21 season

11 September 2020

Douglas Boyd opens the 20/21 season conducting performances of Fidelio for Garsington Opera, where he is Artistic Director: "[Boyd] seemed absolutely in his element, emphatically conveying the heights and depths of the score even in reduced form" (Opera News). The semi-staged production is also recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 26 September. Leading an outstanding cast in the...

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MRM singers among 2020 Gramophone Classical Music Awards nominees

4 September 2020

Nominated for the Choral Award, Carolyn Sampson's widely praised recording of Bach's St Matthew Passion with Bach Collegium Japan and Masaaki Suzuki, for BIS Records also won Recording of the Month in the April 2020 edition of the magazine. Among the Recital Award nominees is Ruby Hughes' most recent album for BIS of works by Mahler, Berg and Rhian Samuel,...

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MRM artists return to the stage

25 June 2020

MRM Artists celebrate a return to the stage this summer as restrictions on live performances are lifted around the globe. Against all the odds, a wave of creativity has sparked new opportunities for conductors, soloists and orchestras to make music together. Mark Padmore joins pianist Mitsuko Uchida for a performance of Franz Schubert’s great Winterreise, as part of the Wigmore...

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Winners of BBC Music Magazine Awards 2020

11 May 2020

The winners of the 2020 BBC Music Magazine Awards include MRM Artists soprano Carolyn Sampson, and tenors James Way and Edgaras Montvidas. The awards celebrate the best of classical music recordings and are chosen by shortlist and popular vote. The Recording of the Year and the Opera Award go to the Signum Classics release of Purcell’s King Arthur, featuring Carolyn...

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MRM artists at the 2019 Summer Festivals

14 June 2019

At the 2019 BBC Proms Markus Stenz conducts BBC NOW in Strauss, Brostroem & Brahms, Sunnyboy Dladla sings Mozart Requiem with BBC NOW with Natalie Stutzman, Hilary Summers sings Beethoven Symphony No.9 with BBC SO under Sakari Oramo, as well as Handel’s Jephtha with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Richard Egarr, Andrew Tortise sings Bach Cantatas with Solomon’s Knot, and Elizabeth Watts...

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