A Schubert Quintet for the 21st Century: the Elias Quartet and Alice Neary at the Proms








2017 BBC PROMS – PCM8, Schubert: Elias String Quartet [Sara Bitlloch & Donald Grant (violins), Robin Ireland (viola), Marie Bitlloch (cello)] with Alice Neary (cello), Cadogan Hall, London, 4.9.2017. (CS)

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2017 Quincena Musical Ends with a Successful Verdi Requiem Led by a Promising Young Conductor


Verdi, Messa da Requiem: Orfeón Donostiarra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg / Gustavo Gimeno (conductor), Kursaal, San Sebastián, 26.8.2017. (JMI)
Verdi’s Requiem © I. Ibáñez

Verdi’s Requiem © I. Ibáñez

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Prosaic Planets Offset by Dazzling Hadelich


 Dvořák, Holst: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Blossom Festival Chorus/Robert Porco (director), The Cleveland Orchestra / Cristian Măcelaru (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH. 26.8.2017. (MSJ) Read more

At Mostly Mozart, Three Women Offer Compelling Glimpses of Nature


Oliveros, Thorvaldsdottir, Lim: Wu Wei (sheng), International Contemporary Ensemble / Baldur Brönnimann (conductor), Merkin Hall, New York City, 14.8.2017. (KG) Read more

Chailly Brings La Scala Philharmonic to Make Impressive Debut at Lucerne Festival



Lucerne Festival [1] – Brahms, Respighi: La Scala Philharmonic / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 24.8.2017. (JR)

Leonidas Kavakos Photo: Marco Borggreve

Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve

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Aspen Music Festival (14): Spectacular cast for the Berlioz Damnation; Weilerstein does Shostakovich proud



Aspen Music Festival [14] – Vaughan Williams, Shostakovich, Roussel, Kodály, Schnyder, Fauré, Janáček, Berlioz: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra / John Nelson (conductor), Aspen Contemporary Ensemble/Stephen Burns (conductor), Aspen Festival Orchestra / John Spano (conductor). 18-20.8. 2017. (HS) Read more

Fabien Gabel Leads Cleveland Orchestra in a Schmitt Rarity


Schmitt, Prokofiev, Debussy, Ravel: Juho Pohjonen (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Fabien Gabel (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. 19.8.2017. (MSJ) Read more

If It’s August in Cincinnati, That Means Summermusik


Mendelssohn, Mozart, Maxwell Davies, Febel, Preu, Saint-Saëns, David Bowie, Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Mahler, Stravinsky: Soloists, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra / Eckart Preu (conductor), SPCA Corbett Theater, Cincinnati, OH. 5-12-19.8.2017. (RDA)

CCO in Celestial Voyage

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in Celestial Voyage (c) Philip Groshong

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