Gergiev’s Munich Shostakovich Cycle Begins

03/11/2011

D. Shostakovich: Munich Philharmonic, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich, 2.11.2011 (JFL) Read more

The Minnesota Orchestra in Two Rarities, Flanking a Repertory Cornerstone

03/11/2011

Tchaikovsky, Nielsen: Stephen Hough (piano), Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 27.10.2011 (BH) Read more

On the Brink, the Philadelphia Orchestra Comes Roaring Back

02/11/2011

Fauré, Beethoven, Shostakovich: Lang Lang (piano), The Philadelphia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 24.10.2011 (BH) Read more

A Taste of the French and Italian Baroque: Duetto/Duo with Jean-Paul Fouchécourt and Gaële Le Roi at Zankel

02/11/2011

Lully, Charpentier, Lambert, Vittori, Cavalli, Melani, Monteverdi: Duetto/Duo, Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor), Gaële Le Roi (soprano), Ryan Brown and Elizabeth Field (violins), Loretta O’Sullivan (violoncello), Andrew Appel (harpsichord), Scott Pauley(theorbo), Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, 30-10-2011 (SSM) Read more

Audra McDonald’s Triumphant Return Reminds Us of What We’ve Been Missing

01/11/2011

Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall: Audra McDonald (vocalist), Ted Sperling (conductor), Andy Einhorn (piano), Mark Vanderpoel (bass), Gene Lewin (drums), Matt Beck (guitar), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 22.10.2011 (BH) Read more

Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra Defies Sod’s Law

31/10/2011

Elgar, Weber, Beethoven: Natalie Harris (clarinet), Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra,, Antun Poljanich (conductor), Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, 16.10.2011 [PSe] Read more

A Fistful of Faust From Barcelona: Schumann’s Scenes With Josep Pons

29/10/2011

R. Schumann, Scenes from Goethe’s Faust: Soloists, Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus Gran Teatre del Liceu. Josep Pons (conductor), Barcelona’s  Liceu, 27.10.2011 (JMI) Read more

Intriguing Affinities: Haitink Conducts Schubert and Mahler in Chicago

26/10/2011

Schubert, MahlerKlara Ek (soprano) , Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 22.10.2011 (JLZ) Read more

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