An Exhilarating and Satisfying Concert From One of Munich’s Lesser Known Orchestras

23/03/2017

Smetana, Prokofiev, Dvořák: Münchner Symphoniker / Francesco Angelico (conductor), Stefan Jackiw (violin) Prinzregententheater, Munich, 20.3.2017. (MC) Read more

The New York Philharmonic Celebrates John Adams at 70

22/03/2017

John Adams: New York Philharmonic String Quartet: Frank Huang and Sheryl Staples (violins), Cynthia Phelps (viola), Carter Brey (cello); New York Philharmonic / Alan Gilbert (Conductor), David Geffen Hall, New York City. 9.3.2017 (DS) Read more

BBC Philharmonic on Tour in central Europe; with David Garrett in Lucerne

21/03/2017

Weber, Tchaikovsky: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor), David Garrett (violin) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL), Lucerne, 17.3.2017. (JR) Read more

A Pair of Philharmonie Concerts Subtly Challenge Ideas of Musical Drama

20/03/2017

Gruber, Bartók, Ravel, and Berio: Emanuel Ax (piano), Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Rinat Shaham (mezzo-soprano), Gábor Bretz (bass), Ulrich Noethen, Dino Scandariato (narrators), Members of the Berlin Radio Choir and Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Paul Jeukendrup (sound direction), Orchestral Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 18.3.2017. (MB) Read more

Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Translated to Reeds

19/03/2017

Tchaikovsky, Muhly, Bach: The Calefax Wind Quintet (Oliver Boekhoorn [oboe], Ivar Berix [clarinet], Raaf Hekkema [saxophone], Jelte Althuis [bass clarinet], Alban Wesly [bassoon]) Town Hall, New York City, 5.3.2017. (KG) Read more

With Barber’s Violin Concerto, Shaham Saves the Day

19/03/2017

Schreker, Barber, Beethoven: Gil Shaham (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Juraj Valčuha (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 16.3.2017. (HS) Read more

Programming and Performances to Satisfy the ‘Thinking Ear’ at Berlin’s New Concert Hal

19/03/2017

Mozart, Boulez, and Schoenberg: Donatienne Michel-Dansac (contralto), Boulez Ensemble / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 17.3.2017. (MB) Read more

Dissolving Borders and Walls through Music

18/03/2017

Morawetz, Bernstein, MacDowell, Copland: Alessio Bax (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 11.3.2017. (GN)

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