Screaming Viva for the Loveliest of Divas – Pretty Yende in Recital


Various composers: Pretty Yende (soprano), Michele D’Elia (piano), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 25.9.2017. (RP)

Pretty Yende © Gregor Hohenberg. Courtesy-of-Sony-Music-Entertainment

Pretty Yende © Gregor Hohenberg

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The Sacred and Profane Spar for Top Billing in LA Master Chorale Season Opener


Bernstein, Orff: So Young Park (soprano), Nicholas Phan (tenor), Stephen Powell (baritone), Los Angeles Master Chorale and Orchestra / Grant Gershon (conductor), Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (directed by Anne Tomlinson), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 23.9.2017. (DLD) Read more

A Rich VSO Season Opener Awakens Fond Memories


Tovey, Adams, Tchaikovsky: Australian String Quartet [Dale Barltrop and Francesca Hiew (violins), Stephen King (viola), Sharon Grigoryan (cello)], Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 23.9.2017. (GN)

Australian String Quartet © Matthew Baird

Australian String Quartet © Matthew Baird

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Singers Curate Themselves in a Vocal Wonderland


Resonant Bodies Festival, Nights II and III: Soloists, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY. 6-7.9.2017. (BH)

Hai-Ting Chinn in 'Science Project' at the Resonant Bodies Festival (Photo: Gretchen Robinette)

Hai-Ting Chinn in ‘Science Project: An Opera with Experiments’ at the Resonant Bodies Festival
(c) Gretchen Robinette

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Death and ‘Resurrection’ to Open a New Season


Berlioz, Mahler: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), Malin Christensson (soprano), Seattle Symphony and Chorale / Giancarlo Guerrero (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 21.9.2017. (ZC) Read more

Celebrating Bernstein in Style, with the Legacy of the Jets and the Sharks


Bernstein: Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano), Ryan McKinny (bass-baritone), Nicholas Hu (boy soprano), San Francisco Symphony and Chorus / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 23.9.2017. (HS) Read more

LA Opera Orchestra Members Deliver the Goods


 Mozart, Berg, Brahms, Bernstein: Elizabeth Zharoff (soprano), Steven Becknell (French horn), Stuart Clark (clarinet), Milena Gligic (piano), Pittance Chamber Music / Susan Segal (concert host), Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 16.9.2017. (DLD)

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Pittance Chamber Music (c) Brenden-John Photography

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Surveying the Choral Works of Bach – Total Immersion with the J. S. Bach-Stiftung St. Gallen


Bach: Joanne Lunn (soprano), Sören Richter (tenor), Peter Harvey (bass), Choir and Orchestra of the J. S. Bach Foundation / Rudolf Lutz (conductor and harpsichord), Reformed Church, Trogen, 15.9.2017. (RP)

Reformed Church, Trogen, Switzerland © J.S. Bach-Stiftung.

Reformed Church, Trogen, Switzerland © J.S. Bach-Stiftung.

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