Bernard Haitink Returns After 33 Years to Lead the New York Philharmonic in Strauss and Beethoven

14/11/2011

R. Strauss, Beethoven: Cynthia Phelps (viola), Carter Brey (cello), New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor) Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, New York City, 10.11.2011 (SSM) Read more

Berg-Mahler-Wagner Deliciousness From Denoke & Gatti

12/11/2011

Berg, Mahler, Wagner: Angela Denoke (soprano), Michael Nagy (baritone), Daniele Gatti (conductor), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herkulessaal, Munich, 9.10.2011 (JFL) Read more

Unlikely Locale Suits Rare Milhaud Opera

10/11/2011

Milhaud, Le pauvre matelot (“The Poor Sailor”): Soloists, Pocket Opera of New York, Nicholas De Maison (arranger and conductor), Fraunces Tavern, New York City. 1.11.2011 (BH) Read more

“Multiple Modernisms” by New York’s spunky counter)induction

10/11/2011

 Davidovsky, Babbitt, Bartlett, Feldman, Boulez, Scelsi, Webern: Matthew Levy (guest saxophone), counter)induction, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York City. 30.10.2011 (BH)  Read more

How to Turn Chopin into a Rag Doll: A Piano Lesson from Ivo Pogorelich

09/11/2011

Chopin: Ivo Pogorelich (piano), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome 4.11.2011 (JB) Read more

Canton Symphony Offers a Poignant, Curious War Remembrance

09/11/2011

 Verdi, Copland, Glass, Pachelbel, Mendelssohn: James Westwater (Photochoreographer),Christopher Craft (Narrator),Canton Symphony Orchestra, Matthew Brown (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio. 11.6.2011 (TW) Read more

Schumann and Bruckner Finely Played

09/11/2011

Schumann and Bruckner: Isabelle Faust (violin), Seattle Symphony, Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 3.11.2011 (BJ) Read more

A Happy Marriage for Figaro

08/11/2011

  Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Portland Opera, soloists, Ari Pelto (conductor), Stephen Lawless (director) Benoît Dugardyn (sets), Johann Stegmeir (costumes), Pat Collins (lighting designer), Robert Ainsley (harpsichordist/chorus master), Nicola Bowie (choreographer/associate director), Keller Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, 6/11/2011 (BJ) Read more

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