James Conlon Leads One of the Cincinnati May Festival’s Closing Concerts

28/05/2019

Mahler, Boito, Mussorgsky: Soloists, May Festival Chorus (conductor: Robert Porco), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / James Conlon (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. 24.5.2019. (RDA)

Soloists, May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
and James Conlon (conductor)

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At Cincinnati’s May Festival, an Ambitious Oratorio Inspired by Tragedy

28/05/2019

Craig Hella Johnson, Considering Matthew Shepard: Soloists, Vocal Arts Ensemble, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, OH. 23.5.2019. (RDA) Read more

Classical and Contemporary Works Given Sparkle and Charm in Philadelphia

28/05/2019

 Boieldieu, Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Shaheen: Simon Shaheen (oud), Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / Dirk Brossé (conductor), Simon Shaheen, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 19.5.2019. (BJ) Read more

Cantata Profana Fuses Ancient and Modern in a Powerful, Provocative Lucretia

27/05/2019

Various, Lucretia: Annie Rosen (mezzo-soprano), Paul Max Tipton (bass-baritone), Emily Jo (dancer), Justin Mock (dancer), Jacob Ashworth (Medieval vielle and Baroque violin), Hannah Collins (cello), Nina Stern (recorders and winds), Arash Noori (lute and guitar), I-Jen Fang (percussion), Aya Hamada (harpsichord), Hilda Huang (piano), Cantata Profana, HERE Arts Center, New York, 23.5.2019. (RP)

nnie Rosen (mezzo-soprano) and Emily Jo (dancer) © Russ Rowland

Annie Rosen (mezzo-soprano) and Emily Jo (dancer) © Russ Rowland

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CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla and Wang Pay Impressive Visit to Zurich

27/05/2019

Honegger, Schumann, Brahms: Yuja Wang (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich  26.5.2019. (JR)

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Benjamin Ealovega

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Artistry but Severity in Christian Gerhaher’s Recital in Geneva

25/05/2019

Schumann and Brahms: Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Gerold Huber (piano), Grand Théâtre de Genève, 20.5.2019. (ALL)

Christian Gerhaher (c) Gregor Hohenberg

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Inspired Programming From The NZSO

24/05/2019

Beethoven, Schumann, Sibelius: Denis Kozhukhin (piano), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. 18.5.2019. (PM)

Denis Kozukhin (c) Marco Borggreve

Denis Kozukhin (c) Marco Borggreve

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Gentleness Mixes with Energy in Kamio and Akiyama’s VSO Concert

23/05/2019

Various: Mayuko Kamio (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Kazuyoshi Akiyama (conductor), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 17.5.2019. (GN)

Kazuyoshi Akiyama (conductor) & VSO © Matthew Baird

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