Unmasking Il Ballo

10/06/2013

  Verdi, Un Ballo in Maschera in concert form. Chorus and Orchestra and Children’s Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale of Santa Cecilia. Chorus Master, Ciro Visco. With the State Police Band. Conductor, Sir Antonio Pappano. Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome. 08.06.2013 (JB) Read more

Baroque Violinist Elizabeth Wallfisch Talks with Stan Metzger

09/06/2013

Baroque Violinist Elizabeth Wallfisch Talks with Stan Metzger Read more

An Enterprising Recital from Carolin Widmann and Alexander Lonquich

09/06/2013

 Schubert, Poulenc, Ives: Carolin Widmann (violin), Alexander Lonquich (piano), Wigmore Hall, London 7.6.2013 (GDn)
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Not Your Father’s Hoffmann

08/06/2013

 Offenbach, Tales of Hoffmann: Soloists, chorus and orchestra of San Francisco Opera, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 5.6.2013 (HS) Read more

Stravinsky’s Rite Penetrates Deep into Collective Consciousness

08/06/2013

 Debussy, Varèse, and Stravinsky: Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 30.5.2013 (MB) Read more

Bathing in Bates and Bartók—with Mozart in Between

08/06/2013

 Mason Bates, Mozart, Bartók: David Fray (piano), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden, conductor. Symphony Center, Chicago, 31.5.2013 (JLZ). Read more

Thought-Provoking Brahms from Aimard

08/06/2013

 Brahms and Beethoven: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 6.6.2013 (MB) Read more

Villazón in L’Elisir d’Amore : Love and Admiration

07/06/2013

 G. Donizetti: L’Elisir d’Amore. Liceu’s Orchestra and Chorus, Daniele Callegari (conductor), Barcelona’s Liceu. 5.6.2013 (JMI) Read more

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