Slovene and Argentine Rarities from Bernarda Fink

20/11/2016

Wolf, Schumann, Škerjanc, Guastavino, Ginastera: Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano), Anthony Spiri (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 11.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

A Deeply Affecting Performance of Lagrime di San Pietro by the Los Angeles Master Chorale

18/11/2016

Orlando di Lasso: Lagrime di San Pietro, Los Angeles Master Chorale/Grant Gershon (conductor), Peter Sellars (director), James F. Ingalls (lighting director), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 29.10.2016. (DD) Read more

Behzod Abduraimov: Partly Extravaganza, Partly Profound

18/11/2016

Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, Schubert, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Balakirev: Behzod Abduraimov (piano), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 13.11.2016. (GN)

Behzod Abduraimov © Cristian Fatu

Behzod Abduraimov © Cristian Fatu

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Gergiev, Kavakos and the Mariinsky Leave Superb Impression

18/11/2016

Ammann, Shostakovich, Mussorgsky (Ravel): Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Leonidas Kavakos (violin) Tonhalle, Zurich 15.11.16. (JR) Read more

Hadelich and Sáinz Villegas Combine Serious Depth with Uninhibited Fun

17/11/2016

Falla, Rodrigo, Palomo, Dyens, Piazzolla, Sarasate, Paganini: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Pablo Sáinz Villegas (guitar), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 10.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

Intimate Schumann from Four Leading players of the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia

17/11/2016

 Schumann: Alexander Lonquich (piano), Cristina Barbuti (piano), Carlo Maria Parazzoli (violin), Simone Briatore (viola), Luigi Piovano (cello), Alessandro Carbonare (clarinet), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Sala Sinopoli, Parco della Musica, Rome. 16.11.2016. (JB) Read more

An Australian Brings Polish and Emotional Heft—Plus an Arnold Rarity

17/11/2016

Gluck, Mozart, Respighi, Arnold: Ricardo Morales (clarinet), Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / Kynan Johns (conductor), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 7.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

An Auspicious Start to the San Francisco Symphony’s Asian Tour with the Dazzling Pianist Yuja Wang

17/11/2016

Sheng, Chopin, Stravinsky: Yuja Wang (piano), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor). Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai, 15.11.2016. (RP)

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