World Premieres Inspire a ‘Sleepy’ Recital

09/12/2016

 Malin Bång, Tom Johnson, David Remnick, Kate Soper, Brett Dean, Christopher Cerrone: Tim Munro (flute), Kate Soper (soprano), Face the Music, Mary Ellen Stebbins (lighting design), Miller Theatre at Columbia University, New York City, 10.11.16. (KG) Read more

Nézet-Séguin Captures Expressive Range and Individuality of a Great Shostakovich Symphony

08/12/2016

Prokofiev, Shostakovich: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 3.12.2016. (BJ) Read more

On Tour, Berlin Philharmonic Unleashes a Beast

08/12/2016

Boulez, Mahler: Berliner Philharmoniker / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 22.11.2016. (HS) Read more

Welcome Distractions from Rattle and Berlin on Tour

07/12/2016

Boulez, Mahler, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Brahms: Berlin Philharmonic / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Carnegie Hall. New York City. 9.11 & 10.11.2016. (BH) Read more

Mikhail Agrest’s Conducting Debut Reveals Impressive Musicality and Feeling

07/12/2016

Dvořák, Bruch, Tchaikovsky: Simone Porter (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra/Mikhail Agrest (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 3.12.2016. (GN)

Simone Porter and Mikhail Agrest © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Simone Porter and Mikhail Agrest © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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Ian Bostridge and Winterreise in Winterthur: But Not as You Might Know it

06/12/2016

Schubert arr. Zender: Musikkollegium Winterthur, Thomas Zehetmair (conductor), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Stadthaus, Winterthur, 4.12.2016. (JR) Read more

Joyce DiDonato’s In War and Peace Brings Rejuvenation to a Troubled World

06/12/2016

Joyce DiDonato – In War and Peace: Harmony through Music: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Manuel Palazzo (dancer/choreographer), Il Pomo d’Oro / Maxim Emelyanychev (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 30.11.2016. (GN)

Joyce DiDonato, Her show: In War and Peace performed at the Barbican on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. Photo by Mark Allan

Joyce DiDonato with Il Pomo d’Oro © Mark Allen/Barbican

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Thoughtful and Serious Pianism from Ilya Poletaev

06/12/2016

Bach, Enescu, Schumann: Ilya Poletaev (piano), Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 30.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

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