Noseda Reveals a Man in Love with the ‘Pastoral’ Symphony

04/12/2016

Petrassi, Ravel, Beethoven: Alexander Toradze (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 26.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

Two Gripping Evocations of the Seasons

02/12/2016

Vivaldi, Piazzolla: Emily Cornelius (violin), Vivek Jayaraman (violin), Solomon Liang (violin), Rachel Sandman (violin), Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio, 19.11.2016 (TW) Read more

Conscientious Sibelius and Variable Rachmaninoff from Anu Tali and Alexey Yemtsov

02/12/2016

Santa Ana, Rachmaninoff, Sibelius: Alexey Yemtsov (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Anu Tali (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 26.11.2016. (GN)

Anu Tali. Photo credit: Kaupo Kikkas.

Anu Tali. Photo (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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Two Pianos, Four Pianists—Minus One Major Touch of Mozartean Genius

30/11/2016

Smetana, Mozart, Bartók: Charles Abramovic, Lydia Artymiw, Cynthia Raim, & Natalie Zhu (pianos), Christopher Deviney & Don Liuzzi (percussion), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 21.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

90 Minutes of Powerful, Bosch-Like Images

30/11/2016

Hersch: Carolyn Huebl (violin), Mark Wait (piano), Crane Arts and the Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, 20.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

The Daniel Barenboim Phenomenon

25/11/2016

 Schubert, Chopin, Liszt – Daniel Barenboim (piano): Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco Della Musica, Rome 21.11.2016. (JB) Read more

The Modern Organ Concerto—and Baseball

23/11/2016

Barber, Rouse, Saint-Saëns: Paul Jacobs (organ), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 18.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

Elegance and Artistic Revelations from the Modigliani Quartet

23/11/2016

Mozart, Schumann, Dvořák: Modigliani Quartet (Guillaume Sutre & Loïc Rio [violins], Laurent Marfaing [viola], François Kieffer [cello]), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 17.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

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