Rewarding Pairing of Music by Fauré and Schumann at Wigmore Hall

25/03/2019

Fauré and Schumann: Joshua Bell (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Jeremy Denk (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 23.3.2019. (AS)

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

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Royal Stockholmers and Clarinettist Martin Fröst Impress in Lucerne

23/03/2019

 Liebermann, Mozart, Mahler: Martin Fröst (clarinet), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL) Lucerne, 22.3.2019. (JR)

Sakari Oramo (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Joseph Swensen’s Beethoven and Sibelius is More Innovative Programming from the SCO

23/03/2019

Beethoven and Sibelius: Paul Lewis (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Joseph Swensen (conductor), City Halls, Glasgow, 15.3.2019. (GT)

Joseph Swensen

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Garrick Ohlsson, in Philadelphia, Does Justice to Two Sides of Brahms

22/03/2019

Brahms: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 13.3.2019. (BJ)

Garrick Ohlsson (c) Bartek Sadowski

Garrick Ohlsson (c) Bartek Sadowski

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Outstanding Musical Night in Madrid: William Christie and Les Arts Florissants Perform Bach’s St John Passion

22/03/2019

 J.S. Bach, St John Passion: Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (conductor, harpsichord), Auditorio de Música, Madrid, 21.3.2019. (JMI)

William Christie © R. Martín

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Welsh National Opera Orchestra in a ‘Normal’ Concert in Cardiff

21/03/2019

Brahms, Mozart, Strauss: Paul Lewis (piano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 20.3.2019. (PCG)

Tomáš Hanus

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Glorious Mozart and Dispiriting Schubert from Bezuidenhout and the Chiaroscuro Quartet

20/03/2019

Schubert, Mozart: Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano), Chiaroscuro Quartet (Alina Ibragimova and Pablo-Hernan Benedi [violins], Emilie Hörnlund [viola], Claire Thirion [cello]), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 10.3.2019. (GN)

Kristian Bezuidenhout playing an 1790 Shantz fortepiano © Jan Gates

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A St John Passion Far Greater than the Sum of its Parts

20/03/2019

Bach, Johannes-Passion: Reinoud Van Mechelen (Evangelist), Rachel Redmond (soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Anthony Gregory (tenor), Renato Dolcini (bass-baritone, Pilate), Alex Rosen (bass, Jesus). Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (harpsichord/director). Barbican Hall, 19.3.2019. (CC)

William Christie

William Christie

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