Great Music—Buried Under Too Much Tone

27/01/2017

 Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Mozart, Gounod, Musorgsky, Lehmann, Fauré, Brahms, Strauss: Ben Wager (bass), Jeffrey Miller (piano), Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 18.1.2017. (BJ) Read more

Splendid Valedictory Strauss from Bramwell Tovey and Adrianne Pieczonka

25/01/2017

Richard Strauss: Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra/Bramwell Tovey, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 21.1.2017. (GN)

Bramwell Tovey © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Bramwell Tovey © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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A ‘Great’ Evening with the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra and Violinist Augustin Dumay

24/01/2017

Various: Augustin Dumay (violin), Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra / Yang Yang (conductor), Hangzhou Grand Theater, Hangzhou, 21.1.2017. (RP)

AUGUSTIN DUMAY- VIOLONISTE

Augustin Dumay (c) Photo Elias

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Myth and Magic from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

22/01/2017

Debussy, Stravinsky: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor), Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai, 19.1.2017. (RP)

Gatti credit Anne Dokter

Daniele Gatti (c) Anne Dokter

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After Bruckner’s Second Symphony, Barenboim Gives a Memorable Coda

22/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 20.1.2017 (BH) Read more

Emanuel Ax Fashions a Crowd-Pleasing Doubleheader

22/01/2017

Beethoven, Mozart: Emanuel Ax (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 18.1.2017. (GN)

Emanuel Ax and Bramwell Tovey © Matthew Baird

Emanuel Ax and Bramwell Tovey © Matthew Baird

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A Revelatory Opening to Barenboim’s Bruckner Cycle

20/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor and piano), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 19.1.2017. (BH)

Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform Bruckner's First Symphony at Carnegie Hall (Photo: Steve J. Sherman)

Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform Bruckner’s First Symphony at Carnegie Hall (c) Steve J. Sherman

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Cinematic Rachmaninoff and Soft Shostakovich from Simone Lamsma and Otto Tausk

18/01/2017

Wagner, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff: Simone Lamsma (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Otto Tausk (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 14.1.2017. (GN)

Simone Lamsma and Otto Tausk © Matthew Baird

Simone Lamsma and Otto Tausk © Matthew Baird

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