In Ohio, Baroque Meets British Folk with Exhilarating Results

18/06/2019

Far Beyond the Sea: Members of The Early Folk Band: Steve Player (guitar, vocals, dancer), Gesine Bänfer (bagpipes, cittern, vocals, frame drums), Ian Harrison (winds, vocals, Gothic harp); Members of Apollo’s Fire: Amanda Powell (vocals, percussion), Brian Kay (plucked instruments, vocals), Tina Bergmann (hammered dulcimer), Baroque Music Barn, Hunting Valley, Ohio, 7.6.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Outstanding Ensemble Performance from Orozco-Estrada and Staatskapelle Dresden

15/06/2019

Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, Stravinsky: Anna Vinnitskaya (piano), Staatskapelle Dresden / Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Semperoper, Dresden, 11.6.2019. (MC)

Andrés Orozco-Estrada (c) Werner Kmetitsch

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A Pity the Dresden Jazz Night Fun Had To End

14/06/2019

Dresden Music Festival 2019 [7] Jazz Night: Nils Landgren & Friends, Kulturpalast, Dresden, 9.6.2019. (MC)

Randy Brecker, China Moses, Nils Landgren (c) Oliver Killig

Musicians – Nils Landgren (trombone, vocals), China Moses (vocals), Ada Rovatti (saxophone), Randy Brecker (trumpet), Simon Oslender (piano, keyboards), Lars Danielsson (double bass), Wolfgang Haffner (drums) Read more

An Extraordinary, Subterranean Dido and Aeneas from The Angel’s Share

12/06/2019

2019 New York Opera Fest [7] – Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Soloists, Jude Ziliak (violin), Isabelle Seula Lee (violin), Danika Paskvan (viola), Anthony Albrecht (cello), Arnie Tanimoto (viola da gamba) / Elliot Figg (conductor and harpsichord), Death of Classical – The Angel’s Share, The Green-Wood Cemetery Catacombs, Brooklyn, 8.6.2019. (RP)

Daniela Mack (Dido) and Molly Quinn (Belinda) in Dido and Aeneas © Kevin Condon

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Violinist Hao Zhou Wins Concours Musical International de Montréal

12/06/2019

Prokofiev, Sibelius, Brahms: Anna Lee (violin), Fumika Mohri (violin), Johanna Pichlmair (violin), Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal / Alexander Shelley (conductor). Maison Symphonique, Montréal. 5.6.2019. (LV)

Montréal Concours violin finalists: (l to r) Johanna Pichlmair, Hao Zhou,
Elli Choi, Christine Lim, Anna Lee, & Fumika Mohri (c) Tam Lan Truong

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A Terrific Evening of Contemporary Music Shows the Worth of the Ernst von Siemens Musikpreis

12/06/2019

Ernst von Siemens Musikpreis 2019: Juliet Fraser (soprano), Ensemble Musikfabrik / Enno Poppe (conductor). Prinzregententheater, Munich, 7.6.2019. (CC)

l to r: Mithatcan Öcal, Annesley Black, Rebecca Saunders &Ann Cleare (c) Stefanie Loos

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A Concert with the Dresdner Philharmonie is Hard to Fault

12/06/2019

Dresden Music Festival 2019 [6] Messiaen, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Scriabin: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Dresdner Philharmonie / Karina Canellakis (conductor), Kulturpalast, Dresden, 8.6.2019. (MC)

Christian Tetzlaff (c) Oliver Killig

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Beatrice Rana and The Philadelphia Orchestra Electrify Carnegie Hall with Prokofiev’s Third Piano Concerto

12/06/2019

Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff: Beatrice Rana (piano), The Philadelphia Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 7.6.2019. (RP)

Beatrice Rana © Marie Staggat

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