Gluck’s Orfeo Offers new Challenges to Barenboim with a Stylish Production

31/03/2016

Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice: Soloists, Dancers, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Schiller Theater, Berlin, 27.3.2016. (MB)

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Orfeo ed Euridice (c) Matthias Baus

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An Evening of Good Things within Limits from Richard Alston Dance Company

31/03/2016

Rameau, Chopin, Wolfe, Scarlatti, An Italian in Madrid: Richard Alston Dance Company, Sadler’s Wells, London, 29.03.2016. (J.O’D)

London, UK. 29.03.2016. Richard Alston Dance Company presents "An Italian In Madrid" at Sadler's Wells. horeographed by Richard Alston, lighting design by Karl Oskar Sordal, costume design by Fotini Dimou. Ihsaan de Banya, Liam Riddick, Nicholas Bodych, James Muller, Ryan Ledger, Jennifer Hayes, Nancy Nerantzi, Elly Braund, Oihana Vesga Bujan, Sharia Johnson, Vidya Patel.  Picture shows: Photograph © Jane Hobson.

Richard Alston Dance Company’s An Italian In Madrid
Photograph © Jane Hobson.

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When Schoenberg and Stravinsky Converge

31/03/2016

Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg: Hila Baggio (soprano), Shirit Lee Weis (stage direction), Maya Meidar Moran (costume and design), Israeli Chamber Project, Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City. 22.3.2016. (BH)

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Israeli Chamber Project and soprano Hila Baggio in Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire
(Photo by Yoav Etiel, from the Israel performances)

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Two Great Pianists – and Musical Minds – in Partnership

31/03/2016

Berlin Festtage (3) – Schumann, Debussy, and Bartók: Daniel Barenboim, Martha Argerich (pianos), Torsten Schönfeld, Dominic Oelze (percussion). Philharmonie, Berlin, 26.3.2016. (MB) Read more

Impressive Virtuosity from the Hagner Sisters

31/03/2016

Bartók, Schubert, Debussy & Saint-Saëns: Vivane Hagner (violin), Nicole Hagner (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 30.3.2016. (CS) Read more

The Charm of Juan Diego Flórez Wins Over at the End of an Uneven Recital

31/03/2016

Various composers – Rosenblatt Recital with Juan Diego Flórez (tenor): featuring Avi Avital (mandolin), Ksenija Sidorova (accordion), Ivan Gambini (percussion), Jean Gambini (double bass), Roberto Gargamelli, Luca Pecchia (guitar), Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini Orchestra / Christopher Franklin (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 29.3.2016. (JPr)

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Juan Diego Flórez at the Royal Albert Hall
(c) Jonathan Rose

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NEW! The Three Choirs Festival 2016: A Preview

31/03/2016

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High Standards of Musical Performance and Dramatic Intelligence In Staatsoper Berlin’s Parsifal

31/03/2016

Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus master: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Schiller Theater, Berlin, 25.3.2016. (MB)

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Parsifal (c) Ruth Walz

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