Superior performances of Baroque masterpieces in Sydney


   Vivaldi, Corrette, Rebel, Dall’Abaco: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra/Paul Dyer; Brandenburg Choir; Siobhan Stagg (soprano); Timothy Reynolds (tenor); Timothy Chung (countertenor); James  Roser (bass). City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia, 2.9.2011 (ZT) Read more

Bach, Górecki: Performed at Gniezno Cathedral, Gniezno, Poland


 Bach, Górecki: Bogumiła Dziel-Wawrowska (soprano), Jadwiga Rappe (mezzo soprano), Magdalena Karolak (oboe), Janusz Wawrowski and Anna Maria Staśkiewicz (violins), Katarzyna Budnik-Gałązka (viola), Marcin Zdunik and Janusz Widzyk (double-bass), Michał Dąbrowski (positive organ), Spaces of Music Youth Orchestra (Marcin Zdunik, artistic director). Gniezno Cathedral, Gniezno, Poland, 09.09.2011 (LV) Read more

Lyric Opera of Chicago Draws Enthusiastic Response in Open-Air Concert


  Stars of Chicago Lyric Opera at Millennium Park 2011: Soloists: René Barbera, Jamie Barton, Anna Christy, Renée Fleming, Emily Fons, James Morris, Susanna Phillips, Matthew Polenzani, Ljuborm Puškarič, Lyric Opera Orchestra, Emmanuel Villaume (conductor), Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago. 10.9.2011. (JLZ) Read more

Festival Maribor (4): The Cello Updated, From Dowland to Nirvana


 Festival Maribor (4), “Boundless Creativity”: Giovanni Sollima, Monika Leskovar, Igor Mitrovič, Gregor Marinko, Niko Sajko, Gorazd Strlič, Jernej Feguš, Maruša Bogataj (cellos), Festival Maribor String Orchestra, Marko Letonja (conductor). Maribor (Slovenia), Union Hall, 05.09.2011 (LV) Read more

Ostrava Days (6):Student Compositions Performed with Mixed Results


 Ostrava Days (6): Smith, Feery, Peszat, Sturalova, Ryczek: Conrad Harris (violin), Theo Nabicht (bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet), Thomas Verchot (trumpet), Zuzana Biscakova (piano), Chris Nappi (percussion), Ostravaská Banda String Quartet, Janacek Conservatory, Ostrava, Czech Republic. 02.09.2011 (GG) Read more

Dudamel Masters Mahler’s Seventh with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra


 Mahler, Symphony no. 7: Göteborgs Symfoniker (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra), Gustavo Dudamel (conductor), Gothenburg Concert Hall, Sweden, 10.9.2011 (NS) Read more

Concert of the Year (so far): Brahms and Wagner played at Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm


 Brahms, Wagner – Baltic Sea Festival: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra – Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor, Victoria Mullova, violin, Nina Stemme, soprano – Berwald Hall, Stockholm, 3.9.2011 (GF) Read more

Festival Maribor (3): (Nothing)


  Festival Maribor (3), “Nothing”: Soloists, Richard Tognetti (conductor, lead violin), The Croatian Radio Television Choir, Jon Frank (images and video installation), Festival Maribor Orchestra, Grand Hall of the Slovene National Theatre, Maribor (Slovenia). 06.09.2011 (LV) Read more

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