Thielemann and Dresden Staatskapelle triumph in Berlin

20/09/2011

  Musikfest Berlin 2011 – Busoni, Pfitzner, Brahms: Dresden Staatskapelle / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Tzimon Barto (piano), Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.9.2011. (MC) Read more

Lammermuir Festival’s Stunning Revival of Philip Glass’s 1,000 Airplanes on the Roof

19/09/2011

 Philip Glass, 1,000 Airplanes on the Roof: David McKay (actor), Judith Howarth (soprano), Red Note Ensemble, Jessica Cottis (conductor), James Brining (director), in association with the National Theatre of Scotland. Concorde Hangar, National Museum of Flight, East Fortune (Scotland). 18.09.2011 (LV)

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Vital and Energetic Performance of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

19/09/2011

  Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Mark Morris Dance Group, Philharmonia Baroque, Mark Morris (conductor), Stephanie Blythe (mezzo soprano), Philip Cutlip (baritone). Presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, Calif. 17.9.2011 (HS)
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Olympian performance of Mahler in Berlin from Pittsburgh orchestra

19/09/2011

 Musikfest Berlin 2011 (2) Wagner; Rihm and Mahler: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Manfred Honeck,(conductor), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.9.2011. (MC)

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A Frenchman in Seattle Portrays an American in Paris

19/09/2011

  Beethoven, Gulda, Gershwin, and Ravel: Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Joshua Roman (cello), Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall,Seattle, 17.9.2011 (BJ) Read more

Stimulating and fascinating music at the musikfest berlin 2011

19/09/2011

  Pfitzner, Kaminski, Rihm, R Strauss: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Andris Nelsons, Andreas Buschatz (violin); Amihai Grosz (viola); Ludwig Quandt (cello), Gábor Tarkövi (trumpet); Jan Schlichte (percussion).Philharmonie,Berlin, 10.9.2011 (MC) Read more

Ostrava Days (7): Ambitious Closing Concert

16/09/2011

   Ostrava Days (7): Walker, Padovani, Niblock, Rihm, Lang, Ustvolskaya: Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, Ostravská Banda, JACK Quartet, Alexandr Vovk (baritone), Joseph Kubera (piano), Petr Kotik (conductor), Ondrej Vrabec (conductor), Barbara Kler (conductor), Philharmonic Hall, Ostrava, Czech Republic, 03.09.2011 (GG) Read more

From Poland: Thrilling Music from Two Unknowns and Boccherini’s “Fandango Quintet

15/09/2011

  Noskowski, Boccherini, Moniuszko: Janusz Wawrowski, Anna Maria Staśkiewicz and Lena Neudauer (violins), Artur Rozmysłowicz (viola), Marcin Zdunik and Rafał Kwiatkowski (cellos), Bogumiła Dziel-Wawrowska (soprano) and Małgorzata Pánko (mezzo soprano), Robert Dymowski (bass baritone), and Michał Dąbrowski (positive organ). Konin (Poland), Parish Church, 13.09.2011 (LV)

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