An evening with three champions: Istanbul Music Festival special concert with Renée Fleming &BIFO


Schubert, R. Strauss, Mascagni, Massenet, Khachaturian, Dvorak, Gounod, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Cilea, Verdi : Renée Fleming (soprano), Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra, Sascha Goetzel (conductor), Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul, 22.7.2011 (AM) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (6) – Baroque, Beethoven and Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream


Aspen Music Festival (6): Gil Shaham (violin); Baroque with Daniel Hope; Jupiter Quartet begins Beethoven odyssey; Britten, Midsummer Night’s Dream. 18-21.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Chamber Music by Mozart, Schumann, and Dohnányi at the Olympic Music Festival


Mozart, Schumann, and Dohnányi : The Festival Quartet: Charles Weatherbee and Korine Fujiwara (violins), Alan Iglitzin (viola) and Clancy Newman (cello); Paul Hersh (piano) Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA, 17.7.2010 (BJ) Read more

Double Basses & Company: Jack Buckley’s final weekend at the Pontino Festival


Double Basses & Company: Jack Buckley’s final weekend at the Pontino Festival (JB) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (5) Contemporary and familiar connect with listeners


Aspen Music Festival (5): Daniel Hope, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Joyce Yang and Stefan Jackiw, Julian Fischer and Daniel Mueller-Schott. 17.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011: Takács Quartet, Finckel and Han, Emerson Quartet and Simone Dinnerstein


Aspen Music Festival (4): Takács Quartet, David Finckel and Wu Han, Emerson Quartet, Simone Dinnerstein. 15.7.2011 (HS) Read more

The Emerson Quartet plays Haydn, Bartók and Schubert with exactly the right quantity of polish.


Haydn, Bartók, Schubert: The Emerson String Quartet  – Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer (violins), Lawrence Dutton (viola), David Finckel (cello) – Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI, 7.7.2011 (DBG) Read more

Pontino Festival 2011 (2) – An Enquiry into Musical Energy


Pontino Festival  2011 (2) Beethoven and Schumann: Natalia Gutman (cello) and Eilissò Virsaladze (piano) Caetani Castle courtyard, Sermoneta, 11. 7. 2011, with Davide Alogna, Cesare Zanfini, Mirei Yamada, Raffaele Fuccilli (violins), Diana
Bonatesta (viola) (JB) Read more

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