Michael Tilson Thomas’s Panoply of Riches from Igor Stravinsky

01/10/2018

Stravinsky: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 27.9.2018. (HS) Read more

VSO’s Centenary Celebrations Begin with Otto Tausk, Renée Fleming and the Jussen Duo

01/10/2018

VSO Centenary Opening ConcertsOrpheum Theatre, Vancouver, (GN)

VSO

Lucas & Arthur Jussen & Otto Tausk (conductor)
© Matthew Baird

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An Impressive Season Opener from Hadelich

28/09/2018

Debussy, Janáček, Beethoven: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 22.9.2018. (ZC)

Augustin Hadelich (c) Luca Valentina

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Paulus-Chor Zürich’s Sprightly, Plaintive, Idyllic The Apostles

25/09/2018

Elgar, The Apostles: Paulus-Chor Zürich, Ars Canora Zürich, Camerata Cantabile Orchestra / Stephan Fuchs (conductor and cantor), Pauluskirche, Zurich, 22.9.2018. (CCr) Read more

A Stravinsky Rarity Prefaces Thrilling Firebird

24/09/2018

Stravinsky: Leslie Caron (narrator), Nicholas Phan (tenor), San Francisco Girls Chorus, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony and Chorus / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 21.9.2018 (HS)

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On Opening Night, Celebratory Music for Uncertain Times

24/09/2018

Rathbun, Abrahamsen, Tchaikovsky: Alexandre Tharaud (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 20.9.2018. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst receives the Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award
from Richard Smucker (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Till Fellner’s Authoritative Mozart and Ageless Bernard Haitink’s Lucid Bruckner

22/09/2018

Mozart, Bruckner: Till Fellner (piano), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 20.9.2018. (CCr)

Bernard Haitink (c) zvg

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More Outstanding Performances of Stockhausen in Berln

20/09/2018

Musikfest Berlin 2018 [12] – Stockhausen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano, celesta), Dirk Rothbrust (percussion), Benjamin Kobler (piano), Tamara Stefanovich (piano), Marco Stroppa (electronics). Grosser Sendesaal des rbb and Kammermusiksaal, Berlin, 15 & 17.9.2018. (MB) Read more

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