On Tour, Berlin Philharmonic Unleashes a Beast

08/12/2016

Boulez, Mahler: Berliner Philharmoniker / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 22.11.2016. (HS) Read more

Welcome Distractions from Rattle and Berlin on Tour

07/12/2016

Boulez, Mahler, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Brahms: Berlin Philharmonic / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Carnegie Hall. New York City. 9.11 & 10.11.2016. (BH) Read more

Mikhail Agrest’s Conducting Debut Reveals Impressive Musicality and Feeling

07/12/2016

Dvořák, Bruch, Tchaikovsky: Simone Porter (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra/Mikhail Agrest (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 3.12.2016. (GN)

Simone Porter and Mikhail Agrest © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Simone Porter and Mikhail Agrest © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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Ian Bostridge and Winterreise in Winterthur: But Not as You Might Know it

06/12/2016

Schubert arr. Zender: Musikkollegium Winterthur, Thomas Zehetmair (conductor), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Stadthaus, Winterthur, 4.12.2016. (JR) Read more

Joyce DiDonato’s In War and Peace Brings Rejuvenation to a Troubled World

06/12/2016

Joyce DiDonato – In War and Peace: Harmony through Music: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Manuel Palazzo (dancer/choreographer), Il Pomo d’Oro / Maxim Emelyanychev (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 30.11.2016. (GN)

Joyce DiDonato, Her show: In War and Peace performed at the Barbican on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. Photo by Mark Allan

Joyce DiDonato with Il Pomo d’Oro © Mark Allen/Barbican

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Thoughtful and Serious Pianism from Ilya Poletaev

06/12/2016

Bach, Enescu, Schumann: Ilya Poletaev (piano), Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 30.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

Grandeur from Mozarteum Orchestra and an Unusual Encore from Radovan Vlatković

06/12/2016

Beethoven, Mozart: Radovan Vlatković (horn), Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg/Matthew Halls (conductor), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 29.11.2016 (BJ) Read more

Verdi Requiem with Ballet – Courage Required

04/12/2016

Verdi: Soloists, Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano), Veronica Simeoni (mezzosoprano), Francesco Meli (tenor), Georg Zeppenfeld (bass), Zurich Ballet, (augmented) Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 3.12.16. (JR)

Ballett Zürich - Messa da Requiem - 2016/17 © Gregory Batardon

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