Glover’s Mozart Teaches with Elan and Zest

12/01/2017

Mozart: Daniel Matsukawa (bassoon), Philadelphia Orchestra / Jane Glover (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 7.1.2017. (BJ)

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Music of Vienna in Rome

08/01/2017

Johann Strauss II, A Viennese Night for the New Year, including Die Fledermaus (Act II) in concert form (semi-staged): Orchestra and Chorus (chorus master: Ciro Visco) of Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia / Gustavo Gimeno (conductor), Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome, 5.1.2017. (JB) Read more

Blindfolded, Indulged, and Listening to Debussy

04/01/2017

Debussy’s String Quartet: A Sensorial Concert: Adam von Housen and Charlotte Munn-Wood (violins); Pedro Vizzarro Vallejos (viola); Liz Kovalchuk (cello); Whitney George (music director). Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fisher Hillman Studio, Brooklyn, NY. 09.12.16 (KG) Read more

Artistry from Curtis Students – and the School’s President

26/12/2016

Mozart: Shmuel Ashkenasi (violin), Roberto Díaz (viola), Curtis Chamber Orchestra, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 11.12.2016. (BJ) Read more

Time Stood Still and Stillness Reigned: Andreas Scholl in Recital

20/12/2016

Third Shanghai Baroque Festival – Dowland, Handel, Folk Songs: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Edin Karamazov (lute), Shanghai Symphony Hall-Chamber Hall, Shanghai, 18.12.2016. (RP)

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Andreas Scholl © Decca/James McMillan

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Kissin Disappoints in Rome

20/12/2016

Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Albéniz, Larregla: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome, 14.12.2016. (JB) Read more

Isserlis Persuasive in Prokofiev Concerto; Järvi delights with the ‘Rhenish’

16/12/2016

Prokofiev, Schumann: Steven Isserlis (cello), Tonhalle Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich, 15.12.2016. (JR)

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Steven Isserlis (c) Jean Baptiste Millot

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A Concert Hall as Grand as Mahler’s Symphony of a Thousand

16/12/2016

Beethoven, Mahler: Soloists, Various Choruses (chorus master: Zi Wang), Tianjin Symphony Orchestra / Muhai Tang (conductor), Tianjin Grand Theater, Tianjin. 9.12.2016. (RP)

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Tianjin Grand Theater (c) Christian Gahl

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