A Master Storyteller Adapts an Undervalued Handel Oratorio

20/10/2017

Handel, Israel in Egypt: Erica Schuller, Molly Netter (sopranos), Daniel Moody (countertenor), Ross Hauck (tenor), Jeffrey Strauss (baritone), Apollo’s Singers (choir), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), Avon Lake United Church of Christ, Avon Lake, OH. 15.10.2017. (MSJ) Read more

Canton Symphony’s 80th Season Opener Climaxes with Respighi

20/10/2017

Barber, Saint-Saëns, Respighi: Lauren Roth (violin), Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmerman (conductor), Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, Ohio. 14.10.2017. (TW) Read more

Rafał Blechacz in High Form at his Hong Kong Recital

18/10/2017

 Bach, Beethoven, Chopin: Rafał Blechacz (piano), City Hall, Hong Kong, 12.10.2017. (LPL)

Rafal Blechacz. Photo: Felix Broede.

Rafal Blechacz (c) Felix Broede

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Ligeti Provides the Highlight of the Belcea Quartet’s Berlin Recital

17/10/2017

Haydn, Ligeti, and Dvořák: Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea, Axel Schacher (violins), Krzysztof Chorzelski (viola), Antoine Lederlin (cello)). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 14.10.2017. (MB) Read more

Vocalists and 21st-Century Microtones—in a Crypt

16/10/2017

Ben Johnston, James Weeks, Kayleigh Butcher/Bethany Younge, Courtney Bryan, Liza Lim, Cassandra Miller: Ekmeles/Jeffrey Gavett (conductor), The Crypt at the Church of the Intercession, New York, NY. 7.10.2017. (BH) Read more

Petrenko in an Unofficial Audition with French and Russian Works

16/10/2017

 Ravel, Scriabin, Prokofiev and Debussy: Charles Richard-Hamelin (piano), Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), La Maison Symphonique, Montréal, 11.10.2017. (ZC) Read more

Joshua Roman and JACK Quartet Bend the Boundaries

15/10/2017

Gesualdo, Williams, Friedman, Zorn, Roman: Joshua Roman (cello), JACK Quartet (Christopher Otto, Austin Wulliman, violins; John Pickford Richards, viola; Jay Campbell, cello), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. 13.10.2017. (HS)

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JACK Quartet (c) Shervin Lainez

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James Judd and the NZSO’s Travels in Italy

12/10/2017

Berlioz, Elgar, Tchaikovsky: Antoine Tamestit (viola), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd (conductor), Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. 6.10.2017. (PM) Read more

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