Paulus-Chor Zürich’s Sprightly, Plaintive, Idyllic The Apostles

25/09/2018

Elgar, The Apostles: Paulus-Chor Zürich, Ars Canora Zürich, Camerata Cantabile Orchestra / Stephan Fuchs (conductor and cantor), Pauluskirche, Zurich, 22.9.2018. (CCr) Read more

A Stravinsky Rarity Prefaces Thrilling Firebird

24/09/2018

Stravinsky: Leslie Caron (narrator), Nicholas Phan (tenor), San Francisco Girls Chorus, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony and Chorus / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 21.9.2018 (HS)

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On Opening Night, Celebratory Music for Uncertain Times

24/09/2018

Rathbun, Abrahamsen, Tchaikovsky: Alexandre Tharaud (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 20.9.2018. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst receives the Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award
from Richard Smucker (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Till Fellner’s Authoritative Mozart and Ageless Bernard Haitink’s Lucid Bruckner

22/09/2018

Mozart, Bruckner: Till Fellner (piano), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 20.9.2018. (CCr)

Bernard Haitink (c) zvg

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More Outstanding Performances of Stockhausen in Berln

20/09/2018

Musikfest Berlin 2018 [12] – Stockhausen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano, celesta), Dirk Rothbrust (percussion), Benjamin Kobler (piano), Tamara Stefanovich (piano), Marco Stroppa (electronics). Grosser Sendesaal des rbb and Kammermusiksaal, Berlin, 15 & 17.9.2018. (MB) Read more

Two Conservatory Orchestras Meet Bernstein’s Friends

19/09/2018

Chavez, Thompson, Diamond, Copland, Barber, Bernstein: CCM Philharmonia / Mark Gibson (conductor), CCM Concert Orchestra / Aik Khai Pung (conductor). Corbett Auditorium, College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. 15.9.2018. (RDA) Read more

Exciting and Unusual Juxtaposition of Debussy and Ligeti by François-Xavier Roth

18/09/2018

Musikfest Berlin 2018 (1)

Musikfest Berlin 2018 [11] – Stravinsky, Zimmermann, Debussy, and Ligeti: Carolin Widmann (violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 14.9.2018. (MB) Read more

The Kugels and Klezmer – The New Peaches and Cream

18/09/2018

Various composers, The Kugels: (Deborah Rawson [clarinet, soprano saxophone, xaphoon] Robin Perks [violin] Ross Harris [accordion] Jacqueline Nordon [double-bass]), The Old Library Music Centre, Whangarei, New Zealand. 9.9.2018. (PSe)

The Kugels

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