Sondheim’s ‘Company’ in New York


Stephen Sondheim, “Company” : Paul Gemignani (conductor), Lonny Price (director), Josh Rhodes (choreographer), New York Philharmonic, Avery Fisher Hall, New York, 8.4.2011 (BH)

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Bach’s St John Passion in Leipzig


Bach, St John Passion (1749 version): Sibylla Rubens (soprano),Marie-Claude Chappuis (contralto), Johannes Chum (Evangelist and tenor arias), Stephan Loges (Christ), Hans-Christoph Begemann (bass arias), Choir of St Thomas’s, Leipzig, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Gotthold Schwarz (conductor). St Thomas’s Church, Leipzig, 21.4.2011 (MB) Read more

Abbado and Argerich play Debussy and Ravel for President Giorgio Napolitano


Debussy, Ravel: Orchestra Mozart and Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the Estonian Philharmonic Choir, Claudio Abbado (conductor), Martha Argerich (piano), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome, 21. 4.2011 (JB) Read more

Yevgeny Sudbin plays Haydn, Shostakovich, Chopin, Liszt and Ravel


Haydn, Shostakovich, Chopin, Liszt, and Ravel: Yevgeny Sudbin (piano), Meany Hall, Seattle, 20.4.2011 (BJ) Read more

A Day on the Town, A Night in Hell – Early Music in Seattle


A Day on the Town, A Night in Hell : Early Music Guild, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Seattle Theatre Group, Stephen Stubbs (music director), Theodore Deacon (producer and artistic director), Roberta Russell (set designer), Carl Bronsdon (costume designer), Moore Theatre, Seattle, 17.4.2011 (BJ) Read more

McTee, Gerswin and Tchaikovsky in Seattle


McTee, Gershwin, and Tchaikovsky: Leonard Slatkin (conductor), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 22.4.2011 (BJ) Read more

Norway’s Pride: The Bergen Philharmonic in Shostakovich


Hvoslev, Mozart, Shostakovich: Hélène Grimaud (piano) Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Eivind Gullberg Jensen (conductor) Grieg Hall, Oslo, 14.04.2010 (JFL) Read more

Birtwistle and Dowland with Klangforum Wien


Birtwistle and Dowland – ‘Sterben werd’ ich, um zu leben’: Marisol Montalvo (soprano), Klangforum Wien, Peter Rundel (conductor). Werner-Otto-Saal, Konzerthaus, Berlin, 18.4.2011 (MB) Read more

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