Nicola Benedetti Charms Berkeley in Generous Recital

29/01/2019

J.S. Bach, Prokofiev, Marsalis, R. Strauss: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Alexei Grynyuk (piano), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California at Berkeley. 27.1.2019. (HS)

Nicola Benedetti (c) Simon Fowler

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NY Philharmonic’s American Tryptic, Culminating in Julia Wolfe’s Compelling Fire in my mouth

28/01/2019

Stucky, Copland, Wolfe: Anthony McGill (clarinet), The Crossing, Young People’s Chorus of New York City, New York Philharmonic / Jaap van Zweden (conductor), David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 25.1.2019. (RP)

Jaap van Zweden conductng the NY Philharmonic & The Crossing (c) Chris Lee

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The Ehnes Quartet Makes an Inspired Vancouver Debut

28/01/2019

Mozart, Janáček, Schubert: Ehnes Quartet [James Ehnes and Amy Schwartz-Moretti (violins), Richard O’Neill (viola), Edward Arron (cello)], Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 22.1.2019. (GN)

Ehnes Quartet

Ehnes Quartet

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Captivating Lutoslawski Concerto Introduces Moser to San Francisco

28/01/2019

 R. Strauss, Lutoslawski, Prokofiev: Johannes Moser (cello), San Francisco Symphony / Christian Reif (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 24.1.2019. (HS)

Johannes Moser with Christian Reif & the San Francisco Symphony (c) Stefan Cohen

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Thibaudet, de Maistre and LA Philharmonic in Compelling, Challenging Performance of Saariaho and Messiaen

23/01/2019

Saariaho, Messiaen: Xavier de Maistre (harp), Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Cynthia Millar (ondes martenot), Los Angeles Philharmonic / Susanna Mälkki (conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles. 19.1.2019. (DD)

Susanna Mälkki (c) Simon Fowler

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In San Francisco, a Warm Welcome for Esa-Pekka Salonen

22/01/2019

Thorvaldsdottir, R. Strauss, Sibelius: San Francisco Symphony / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 18.1.2019. (HS)

Esa-Pekka Salonen (c) Brandon Patoc

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The Dawn of a New Era: Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle Orchester Zurich

20/01/2019

Messaien, Mozart, Beethoven: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 18.1.2019. (JR)

Paavo Järvi (c) Priska Ketterer

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Old and New from a Venerable Conductor-Less Ensemble

19/01/2019

 James Matheson, Mozart, Dvořák: Javier Perianes (piano), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City. 12.1.2019. (DS)

Javier Perianes

Javier Perianes

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