Anthem Guide to the Opera, Concert Halls and Classical Music Venues of Europe

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Szu Ping Chan, Anthem Press
Anthem Press, 2009 - Music - 458 pages
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Explore the musical wonders of Europe! This guide is a unique resource for music lovers with a passion for travel. Selected on the basis of international reputation, architectural appeal, historical and cultural significance and performance quality, Europe's foremost concert halls and opera houses are presented here in a comprehensive, accessible and attractive collection.

Beautifully illustrated throughout, offering concise venue descriptions, directions and historical information, 'Anthem Guide to the Opera, Concert Halls and Classical Music Venues of Europe' is essential reading for holidaymakers with a desire to experience the European classical music scene. The Guide also includes up-to-date information on everything from ticket prices to dining opportunities and from special exhibitions to disabled access, this helpful guide caters for a variety of music enthusiasts - from box patrons at La Scala to students on a budget.

This Guide features a foreword by Steven Isserlis, an acclaimed cellist whose passion for music transcends conventional divisions. Acclaimed worldwide for his musicality and technique alike, he is equally at home drawing the audience into his circle of friends for chamber music or in recital; delving into the historical archives to emerge with a forgotten gem; or on the concert platform with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras and conductors.

 

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Contents

Salzburg
2
Antwerp
28
Ghent
38
Sofia
44
Prague
53
DENMARK
61
Odense
68
HNLAND
77
Manchester
248
York
254
Budapest
262
169
280
Parma
289
Turin
299
Riga
307
Balzers
314

Bordeaux
84
Marseille
93
Nantes
101
Strasbourg
126
Baden
133
Bonn
150
Dresden
157
Frankfurt
164
Karlsruhe
173
Munich
180
Stuttgart
188
Belfast
196
Brighton
205
Edinburgh
212
Glyndebourne
222
MALTA
323
TH E N ETH ERLANDS
331
Bergen
339
PO LAND
347
PORTUGAL
355
Bucharest
362
St Petersburg
368
Belgrade
378
SLOVAKIA
387
79
393
34o Torrent
417
SWEDEN
423
349
435
UKRAINE
451
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Steven Isserlis is a cellist whose passion for music transcends conventional divisions. Acclaimed worldwide for his musicality and technique alike, he is equally at home drawing the audience into his circle of friends for chamber music or in recital; delving into the historical archives to emerge with a forgotten gem; or on the concert platform with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras and conductors.

 

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