Pintscher Directs an Orchestral Theme of Travel

24/02/2017

Pintscher, Saint-Saëns, Schoenberg, Debussy: Cedric Tiberghien (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Matthias Pintscher (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 23.2.2017. (MSJ)

Matthias Pintscher conducts the Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni, Courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher conducts the Cleveland Orchestra
© Roger Mastroianni (courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra)

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Dutoit, Fischer and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich all on Top Form

24/02/2017

Bartók, Tchaikovsky: Tonhalle Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Julia Fischer (violin) Tonhalle, Zurich 23.2.2017. (JR) Read more

Mahler in the Service of a Vital, Humanitarian Cause

22/02/2017

Mahler: Indra Thomas (soprano), Susanne Mentzer (mezzo-soprano), MasterVoices, The Mahler for Vision Orchestra / George Mathew (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 13.2.2017. (DS) Read more

In an Imperfect World, Mozart Close to Perfection

22/02/2017

Mozart, Brahms: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 18.2.2017 (BJ) Read more

Apollo’s Fire: Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts

22/02/2017

Bach, Telemann: Apollo’s Fire: Debra Nagy (oboe), Olivier Brault (violin), Francis Colpron and Kathie Stewart (recorders and flutes), René Schiffer (cello), Jeannette Sorrell (harpsichord/conductor). Bath Church, Akron, Ohio, 20.2.2017. (MSJ) Read more

Departure and Discovery from Jonathan Biss

20/02/2017

 Bach, Kurtág, Britten, Beethoven: Brentano Quartet, Jonathan Biss (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 16.2.2017. (BJ) Read more

John Adams’s Dense, Earnest Oratorio

18/02/2017

John Adams: Kelley O’Connor, Tamara Mumford (mezzo-sopranos), Jay Hunter Morris (tenor), Daniel Bubeck, Brian Cummings, Nathan Medley (countertenors), San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Symphony Chorus / Grant Gershon (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 16.2.2017. (HS)

The Gospel According to the Other Mary: Jay Hunter Morris (Lazarus), Kelley O’Connor (Mary
Magdalene), Tamara Mumford (Martha) and countertenors Daniel Bubeck, Brian Cummings
and Nathan Medley (c) Stefan Cohen

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Compelling Fluidity in Two Sacred Works

18/02/2017

Durufle, Haydn: Vanessa Vasquez (soprano), Abigail Fischer (mezzo-soprano), Zach Borichevsky (tenor), Sava Vemic (bass), New York Choral Society and Orchestra / David Hayes (music director), David Ralph (organ). Carnegie Hall, New York City, 6.2.2017. (DS) Read more

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