Emotion and Technique Perfectly Balanced in Colin Carr’s English Program

24/10/2016

Britten, Adès: Colin Carr (cello), Thomas Sauer (piano), Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 20.10.2016. (BJ)

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A Superb Opening for the String Quartet Season (bis!)

21/10/2016

Schubert, Shostakovich: Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea & Axel Schacher [violins], Krzysztof Chorzelski [viola], Antoine Lederlin [cello], Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 17.10.2016. (BJ) Read more

Rising to the Challenge of a Stimulating Chamber Programme

19/10/2016

Ibert, Mozart, Chung, Arriaga, Haydn: Ching-Yun Hu (piano), Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / Dirk Brossé & Geoffrey McDonald (conductors), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 10.10.2016. (BJ) Read more

Muti and Friends Combat Crime with Culture

19/10/2016

Verdi, Burleigh, Bach, Pryor, Shanahan, Glenworth, Beethoven: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Eric Owens (bass-baritone), Riccardo Muti (piano), Jennifer Gunn (piccolo), Gene Pokorny (tuba), Cynthia Yeh (percussion). Illinois Youth Center, Chicago, IL. 25.9.2016. Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Riccardo Muti (conductor). Apostolic Church of God, Chicago, IL. 13.10.2016. (DP)

Riccardo Muti and Eric Owens at the Illinois Youth Center in Chicago. (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Riccardo Muti and Eric Owens at the Illinois Youth Center in Chicago. (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

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Curtis Institute Fashions a Magical L’Enfant et les sortilèges

14/10/2016

Ravel, Boulez: Soloists, members of Curtis Opera Theatre, Curtis Symphony Orchestra/Corrado Rovaris & Conner Gray Covington (conductors), Christopher Mirto (stage director), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 9.10.2016. (BJ) Read more

Nagano and Hamburg Philharmonic Impress In Buenos Aires

12/10/2016

Wagner, Bruckner: Mihoko Fujimura (mezzo-soprano) and Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra / Kent Nagano (conductor), Mozarteum Argentino at Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 30.9.2016. (JSJ) Read more

Rattle Leads Mahler’s Sixth Symphony: How Great Must a Great Performance Be?

11/10/2016

Mahler: Philadelphia Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 6.10.2016. (BJ) Read more

Cristian Măcelaru Celebrates Enescu in a Variable Overall Showing

10/10/2016

Dvořák, Brahms, Enescu: Arnaud Sussmann (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra/ Cristian Măcelaru (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 1.10.2016. (GN)

Conductor Cristian Măcelaru (Courtesy Vancouver Symphony)

Conductor Cristian Măcelaru (c) Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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