Barber’s Violin Concerto Shows Cleveland’s Depth of Talent

12/08/2019

Blossom Festival 5: Jung-Min Amy Lee (violin), Cleveland Orchestra / Asher Fisch (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 10.8.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Three Concerts from Early Music Vancouver’s 2019 Bach Festival

12/08/2019

Vancouver Bach Festival – J. S. Bach, Telemann: Chan Centre and Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 30/31.7.2019 & 2.8.2019 (GN)

Dorothee Mields, Alex Potter, Samuel Boden and Matthew Brook at the Bach Festival © Jan Gates

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In Lisbon, TalentFest Final Concerts Give Hope for the Future

12/08/2019

Portugal Festival Verão Clássico 2019, TalentFest Concerts V-VI: Guilherme Alves, Martim Barbosa (clarinets); Luis Matos (English horn); Niek Baar, Claire Wells (violins); Mathis Rochat (viola); Miguel Braga, Mariona Camats i Torrents, Jeffrey Ho, Florianne Remme (cellos); Domingos Ribeiro (double bass); Roman Fediurko, Florent Ling (piano). Sala Luís de Freitas Branco, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal. 5-6.8.2019. (LV)

Violist Mathis Rochat (c) Rosa Maria Barrantes

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Lugansky and Hadelich Deliver a One-Two Punch in Aspen

11/08/2019

Aspen Music Festival [7]: Aspen, Colorado. (HS)

Nicola Benedetti (c) Simon Fowler

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Sladkovsky Showcases Russia’s Continuing Conveyor Belt of Musical Talent.

10/08/2019

International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron – Rachmaninoff: Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor). Parc du Château de Florans, France. (GT)

Varvara Nepomnaschnaya (c) Jordi Roca

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In Lisbon, TalentFest Heats Up Before the Finals

09/08/2019

Beethoven, Bottesini, Debussy, Françaix, Poulenc, Mozart, Schumann, others: Janina Staub (soprano), Rosanna Cooper (mezzo-soprano), Calvin Kim, João Paiva, Julija Vrabec (clarinets), Charlotte Chahuneau, Lily Higson-Smith, Valerie Kim (violins), Julia Wawrowska (viola), Zhelin Wen, Gustavo Rocha (double basses). Sala Luís de Freitas Branco, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal, 1-4.8.2019. (LV)

Gustavo Rocha (c) Rosa Maria Barrantes

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At Blossom, a Zemlinsky Rarity Outshines a Usual Suspect

07/08/2019

Blossom Festival [4]: Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Andrey Boreyko (conductor), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 3.8.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Joseph Calleja Shines in Tchaikovsky and Tosti at the Peralada Festival

07/08/2019

Festival Castell de Peralada [1] – Various: Joseph Calleja (tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (piano), Iglesia del Carme, Peralada, 4.8.2019. (JMI)

Joseph Calleja (tenor) & Vincenzo Scalera (piano) (c) J. Castro

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