SHIFTing Gears, The National Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky

20/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Stravinsky, Balakirev, Rachmaninoff: Madison Leonard (soprano), Rexford Tester (tenor), Andrew Bogard (bass), National Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, 14.4.2018. (RP)

Rexford Tester, Gianandrea Noseda & NSO
© Scott Suchman

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Trifonov in a Jamboree of Overwhelming Tonal Splendor

20/04/2018

Rachmaninoff, Bartók: Daniil Trifonov (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra/ Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 15.4.2018. (BJ) Read more

Behn Quartet Breathes New Life Into Old Favourites

20/04/2018

Dvořák, Jack Body, Ravel: Behn Quartet (Kate Oswin &  Alicia Berense [violins], Lydia Abell [viola], Ghislaine McMullin [cello]). The Old Library Music Centre, Whangarei, New Zealand. 15.4.2018. (PSe) Read more

SHIFT – To Change Place, Position, Direction or Surprise

18/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Lutosławski, Penderecki: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Erin Wall (soprano), Renée Tatum (mezzo-soprano), Alyssa Martin (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Cooley (tenor), Liudas Mikalauskas (bass-baritone), Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbański (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., 13.4.2018. (RP)

 The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival © Tony Hitchcock

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival
© Tony Hitchcock

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A Very Satisfying Debut for the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

16/04/2018

 Schubert, Brahms, Turnage, Ravel: Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio [Nicola Benedetti (violin), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Alexei Grynyuk (piano)], Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 8.4.2018. (GN)

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio (c) Jane Lawrence

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio (c) Jane Lawrence

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High Anxiety with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

16/04/2018

Bernstein, Shostakovich: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelson (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 11.4.2018. (RP)

 Andris Nelsons and Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Bernstein’s The Age of Anxiety © Hillary Scott

Andris Nelsons & Jean-Yves Thibaudet in Bernstein’s The Age of Anxiety © Hillary Scott

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Twelve Singers Give a Glimpse of Opera’s Future

14/04/2018

Rising Stars in Concert: Soloists, Lyric Opera Orchestra / Edwin Outwater (conductor), Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, Chicago. 7.4.2018. (JLZ)

Lauren Decker & Patrick Guetti
© Todd Rosenberg

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Evocative Bernstein, Machover’s Crowd-Sourced Philadelphia Voices and Spectacular Mussorgsky

13/04/2018

Bernstein, Machover, Mussorgsky: Dante Michael DiMaio (boy soprano), Westminster Symphonic Choir, Keystone State Boychoir, Pennsylvania Girlchoir, Sister Cities Girlchoir, Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 10.4.2018. (RP)

Dante Michael DiMaio & Yannick Nézet-Séguin with the Philadelphia Orchestra
© Jennifer Taylor

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