An Australian Brings Polish and Emotional Heft—Plus an Arnold Rarity

17/11/2016

Gluck, Mozart, Respighi, Arnold: Ricardo Morales (clarinet), Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / Kynan Johns (conductor), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 7.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

An Auspicious Start to the San Francisco Symphony’s Asian Tour with the Dazzling Pianist Yuja Wang

17/11/2016

Sheng, Chopin, Stravinsky: Yuja Wang (piano), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor). Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai, 15.11.2016. (RP)

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Yuja Wang (c) Ian Douglas

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Gardiner has his Orchestra stand for Schubert’s Fifth

15/11/2016

Brahms, Beethoven and Schubert: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano) Tonhalle, Zurich 14.11.2016. (JR) Read more

Charles Richard-Hamelin Brings Rare Strength and Feeling to an All-Chopin Recital

13/11/2016

Chopin: Charles Richard-Hamelin (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 6.11.2016. (GN)

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Charles Richard-Hamelin

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‘A Curate’s Egg’: Langrée Achieves Mixed Results

13/11/2016

Schnittke, Beethoven, Brahms: Midori, Juliette Kang and Kimberly Fisher (violins), Philadelphia Orchestra / Louis Langrée (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 5.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

Jerusalem Quartet Blends Lightness and Charm with Breadth and Intensity

12/11/2016

Haydn, Prokofiev, Beethoven: Jerusalem Quartet (Alexander Pavlovsky & Sergei Bresler [violins], Ori Kam [viola], Kyril Zlotnikov [cello]), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 31.10.2016. (BJ) Read more

Dynamism and Zest in Cummings’ B minor Mass

11/11/2016

J.S. Bach: Musikkollegium Winterthur, Laurence Cummings (conductor), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Christina Daletska (mezzosoprano/alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Lisandro Abadie (bass), Ensemble Corund (chorus-master: Stephen Smith) Stadthaus,  Winterthur 10.11.2016. (JR) Read more

A ‘Breathtaking’ Concert from Hana Blažíková and Bruce Dickey

10/11/2016

Breathtaking: A Voice and a Cornetto EntwinedHana Blažíková (soprano), Bruce Dickey (cornetto), Monica Huggett and Tekla Cunningham (violins), Joanna Blendulf (viol), Michael Sponseller (organ and harpsichord), Stephen Stubbs (theorbo and guitar), Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 4.11.2016. (GN)

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Hana Blažíková and Bruce Dickey © Jan Gates

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