Big-Boned, Muscled-Up Bruckner from Jaap van Zweden

14/01/2019

Mozart, Bruckner: Carey Bell (clarinet), San Francisco Symphony / Jaap van Zweden (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 11.1.2019. (HS) Read more

Julia Fischer and Juanjo Mena Excel in Less Popular Fare

11/01/2019

Britten, Bruckner: Julia Fischer (violin), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich / Juanjo Mena (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 10.1.2019. (JR)

Julia Fischer (c) Uwe Arens

Julia Fischer (c) Uwe Arens

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Mehta Reunites with the LA Phil in Two Enthralling All-Brahms Programs

08/01/2019

Brahms [II]: Pinchas Zuckerman (violin), Amanda Forsyth (cello), Los Angeles Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta (conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles. (DD)

Zubin Mehta © Marco Brescia

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New Generation of Singers and Pianists Embrace Ned Rorem’s Songs

06/01/2019

Brooklyn Art Song Society – Iconoclasts III. Ned Rorem: Sarah Brailey (soprano), Annie Rosen (mezzo-soprano), Steven Eddy (baritone), Dashon Burton (bass-baritone), Michael Brofman (piano), Daniel Schlosberg, (piano), Danny Zelibor (piano), Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, 4.1.2019. (RP)

Ned Rorem (1956)

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Canellakis and Gerstein in a Blockbuster Rachmaninoff Third

06/01/2019

Elgar, Britten, Rachmaninoff: Kirill Gerstein (pianist), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. 4.1.2019. (RDA)

Kirill Gerstein (c) Marco Borggreve

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SOME OF SEEN AND HEARD’S REVIEWERS LOOK BACK AT 2018

26/12/2018

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Mehta and Bronfman Are Outstanding in the Opening Concerts of an Ambitious Brahms Cycle

24/12/2018

Brahms [I]: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Los Angeles Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta (conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles. (DD)

Zubin Mehta © Marco Brescia

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A Keenlyside Recital at Once Ravishing and Baffling

21/12/2018

Schubert, Poulenc, Brahms, Ravel: Sir Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 7.12.2018. (BJ) Read more

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