Schønwandt Brings Out Strengths of Berg’s Operatic Masterpiece

31/10/2011

Berg, Lulu: Soloists, Orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris, Michael Schønwandt (conductor). Opéra Bastille, 28.10.2011 (MB) Read more

Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra Defies Sod’s Law

31/10/2011

Elgar, Weber, Beethoven: Natalie Harris (clarinet), Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra,, Antun Poljanich (conductor), Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, 16.10.2011 [PSe] Read more

Stenhammar’s Forgotten Opera Tirfing Triumphantly Revived in Malmö

31/10/2011

W. Stenhammar, Tirfing: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Malmö Opera / Arnold Östman (conductor), Malmö Opera main stage, Malmö, 30.10.2011. (NS)

Hervardur (Martina Dike, foreground), Gullväg (Ulrika Mjörndal)
& Vidar (Daniel Hällström) © Malin Arnesson

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A Compelling Beethoven Concert from Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

30/10/2011

Steffen Schleiermacher, Beethoven: Leipzig Gwandhaus Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor) Barbican Hall, London, 26 10 11 (GD) Read more

The BBC Symphony Orchestra Launches Its Sibelius Symphony Cycle.

30/10/2011

Sibelius: Anu Komsi (soprano),  BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 28.10.2011 (CG) Read more

Barber’s Score Intensifies Exoticism of Silent Arthouse Movie Salomé

29/10/2011

Charlie Barber, Salomé: Nick Baron, Luke Wyeth, Alun Hatthaway, Dave Danford (percussion); Rhiannon Llewellyn, Gareth Treseder, Kelvin Thomas, Sianed Jones (singers); Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, 28.10.2010. (RJ) Read more

Konwitschny’s Salome at the Gothenburg Opera: Parts of It Are Excellent

29/10/2011

 R. Strauss: Salomé,  Soloists,GöteborgsOperan’s Orchestra, Patrik Ringborg (conductor), GöteborgsOperan main stage, Gothenburg, 22.10.2011 (NS) Read more

Peter Oundjian Provides Food for Thought with Mackenzie, Martinů and Mozart

29/10/2011

Mackenzie, Martinů, Mozart: Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus, Peter Oundjian (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 28.10.2011 (SRT) Read more

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