Yuja Wang’s Bartók frustrates and exhilarates San Francisco by turns


Bartók, Tchaikovsky: Yuja Wang (piano), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 18.6.2011 (HS) Read more

Ashkenazy and the National Symphony Orchestra in Walton and Shostakovich


Walton, Shostakovich: National Symphony Orchestra, Steven Isserlis (cello) Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor) Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, 16.6.2011 (RRR) Read more

Celebrating Forty Years of the Da Capo Chamber Players


Mamlok , Fitch, Tower, Tsontakis, Schoenberg: Lucy Shelton (soprano), Jeremiah Campbell (cello), Da Capo Chamber Players, Merkin Concert Hall, 2.6.2011 (BH) Read more

Jazz and the Australian Chamber Orchestra in San Francisco


Schneider, Webern, Crumb, Bartók, Grieg: Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti (artistic director and lead violin), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, California, 14.6.2011 (HS) Read more

Rare Repertoire from a Pianist and Two Sisters on Violins


Bartók, Prokofiev, Ligeti, Gao Ping, Isang Yun, Shostakovich, Martinů: Angela Chun (violin), Jennifer Chun (violin), Frederic Chiu (piano), Tenri Cultural Institute, New York City, 1.6.2011 (BH) Read more

A thrilling afternoon at Carnegie Hall


Berg, Rachmaninoff, Glière, Ravel, Delibes, Massenet, R. Strauss : Natalie Dessay (soprano), Fabio Luisi (conductor), MET Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 15.5.2011 (BH) Read more

New York’s Movado Hour concludes with Magnus Lindberg


Lindberg, Columbi, Saariaho, Stucky, Neikrug, Tan Dun, Schulhoff : Magnus Lindberg (piano), Jennifer Koh (violin), Anssi Karttunen (cello), The Movado Hour, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Howard Gilman Performance Space, 10.5.2011 (BH) Read more

A Swan Swims Down the Danube – Lohengrin in Budapest


‘Wagner in Budapest ‘ Opera Festival 2011 (1) Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Honved Male Choir, Budapest Studio Choir, MR Choir, orchestra of the Hungarian State Opera. Conductor: Ádám Fischer. Béla Bartók Concert Hall, Palace of Arts, Budapest, 9.6.2011. (JPr) Read more

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