Donizetti Bore, Strasnoy Firecracker

30/11/2012

G. Donizetti / O. Strasnoy, I pazzi per progetto / Le Bal: Soloists, Munich Radio Orchestra, Ulf Schirmer (conductor), Prinzregenten Theater, Munich, 14.11.2012 (JFL) Read more

Kiss Me, Kate Offers an Undemanding, Enjoyable Night Out

30/11/2012

 Cole Porter, Kiss Me, Kate: Sir Trevor Nunn’s 2012 Chichester Festival Theatre production, Old Vic, London, 28.11.2012. (JPr) Read more

Monteverdi Masterpiece with Lulu-like Heroine

30/11/2012

 Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea: Soloists, Royal College of Music Opera Orchestra, Michael Rosewell (conductor). Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 27.11.2012 (MB) Read more

Widmann’s Babylon Reaches High, Ends up Confused

29/11/2012

J. Widmann, Babylon: Soloists, Bavarian State Orchestra, Kent Nagano (conductor), National Theater, Munich, 31.10.2012 (JFL) Read more

Refined Berg, Rustic Mahler from Kavakos and Bychkov

29/11/2012

 Berg, Mahler: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), London Symphony Orchestra, Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Barbican Hall, London 26.11.2012 (CD) Read more

Fine performances of Bartok and Haydn from Tokyo String Quartet

28/11/2012

 Bartok, Haydn: Tokyo String Quartet, Wigmore Hall, London, 24.11.12 (GD) Read more

Janowski’s Gripping Walküre Well Paced and Richly Detailed

28/11/2012

 Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin/Marek Janowski (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 24.11.2012. (JPr) Read more

Manchester Camerata Warms Up a Cold Night

26/11/2012

  Vaughan Williams, Mayo, Mozart, Elgar, Haydn: Manchester Camerata/Gábor Takács-Nagy, Ingrid Fliter (piano), Hannah Roberts (cello ) – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester –  24.11. 2012 (MC)

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