Two Conservatory Orchestras Meet Bernstein’s Friends

19/09/2018

Chavez, Thompson, Diamond, Copland, Barber, Bernstein: CCM Philharmonia / Mark Gibson (conductor), CCM Concert Orchestra / Aik Khai Pung (conductor). Corbett Auditorium, College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. 15.9.2018. (RDA) Read more

Exciting and Unusual Juxtaposition of Debussy and Ligeti by François-Xavier Roth

18/09/2018

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Musikfest Berlin 2018 [11] – Stravinsky, Zimmermann, Debussy, and Ligeti: Carolin Widmann (violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 14.9.2018. (MB) Read more

The Kugels and Klezmer – The New Peaches and Cream

18/09/2018

Various composers, The Kugels: (Deborah Rawson [clarinet, soprano saxophone, xaphoon] Robin Perks [violin] Ross Harris [accordion] Jacqueline Nordon [double-bass]), The Old Library Music Centre, Whangarei, New Zealand. 9.9.2018. (PSe)

The Kugels

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Love of Form is Still Love: Concert des Nations Elucidates Bach’s Musikalisches Opfer

18/09/2018

Bach: Le Concert des Nations (Pierre Hantaï [harpsichord], Marc Hantaï [flute], Manfredo Kraemer [violin], David Plantier [violin], Balázs Máté [cello], Xavier Puertas [violone], Jordi Savall [conductor, alto and bass viole da gamba]), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 16.9.2018. (CCr)

Jordi Savall

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Tatarstan National Symphony at ‘Stars of Baikal’ Music Festival

17/09/2018

‘Stars on Baikal’ Festival [1] – Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn, Ibert, Tchaikovsky: Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Alexander Malofeev (piano), Kristine Balanas (violin), Ekaterina Kornishina (flute), Zagursky Music Theatre, Irkutsk, 11.9.2018. (GT) Read more

Jukka-Pekka Saraste Saves Tonhalle’s Bacon With Impressive Mahler Ninth

16/09/2018

Berg, Mahler: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Jukka-Pekka Saraste  (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 14.9.2018. (JR)

Tonhalle Maag

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Valery Gergiev Opens New State-of-the-Art Concert Hall in Moscow

16/09/2018

Mussorgsky, Shchedrin, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Albina Shagimuratova (soprano), Ildar Abdrazkov (bass), Mikhail Petrenko (bass), Denis Matsuev (piano), Daniil Trifonov (piano), Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Anna Netrebko (soprano) Mariinsky Chorus and Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Zaryadye Concert Hall, Moscow, 8.9.2019. (GT)

Zaryadye Concert Hall

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Nelsons and the Bostoners Glorious in a Splendid if Slow Mahler Third

15/09/2018

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Lucerne Festival [6] – Mahler: Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Ladies of the Gewandhaus Choir, Gewandhaus Childrens’ Choir, Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 13.9.2018. (JR)

Susan Graham, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra (c) Lucerne Festival/Peter Fischli

Susan Graham (mezzo), Andris Nelsons (conductor) & BSO (c) Lucerne Festival/Peter Fischli

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