Bach’s Spirituality Experienced from Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Monteverdi Choir

13/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [1] – J.S. Bach: English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany 11.5.2018. (MC)

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Imaginative Programming and Superb performances Again at BERGfrühling

13/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [2] – Debussy, Webern, and Mozart: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 11.5.2018. (MB) Read more

The Oratorio Society of New York Premieres Two Powerful, Provocative Works at Carnegie Hall

12/05/2018

Ranjbaran, Moravec: Laquita Mitchell (soprano), Raehann Bryce-Davis (mezzo-soprano), Joshua Blue (tenor), Malcolm Merriweather (baritone), Dashon Burton (bass-baritone), Chorus and Orchestra of the Oratorio Society of New York/Kent Tritle (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 7.5.2018. (RP)

The Oratorio Society of New York’s Sanctuary Road © Eduardo Patino

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The Inaugural BERGfrühling Opens with Wonderful Performances in a Wonderful Location

11/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [1] – Schubert, Weber, Berg: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 10.5.2018. (MB) Read more

St John Passion of Highest Quality at International Bach Festival

11/05/2018

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J.S. Bach: Chorus and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach-Stiftung/Rudolf Lutz (conductor), Julia Doyle (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Daniel Johannsen (tenor – Evangelist), Peter Harvey (bass – Jesus), Johannes Kaleschke (tenor – arias), Matthias Helm (bass – Pilatus), Stadtkirche St. Johann, Schaffhausen 10.5.2018 (JR) Read more

Gergiev and Mariinsky Frustrating in Tchaikovsky Cycle

11/05/2018

Tchaikovsky: Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich  8.5.2018 (JR)

Valery Gergiev (c) Micros Kulturprozent Classics

Valery Gergiev (c) Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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Musical Maritime Depictions Sensitively Juxtaposed by Vasily Petrenko

09/05/2018

Takemitsu, Chausson, and Zemlinsky: Michel Rousseau (alto flute), Nicolas Tulliez (harp), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France / Vasily Petrenko (conductor). Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie, Paris, 4.5.2018. (MB) Read more

An Uplifting ‘War and Peace’ Commemoration from The Tallis Scholars

09/05/2018

Various composers, War and Peace: The Tallis Scholars, Chan Centre, Vancouver, 21.4.2018. (GN)

The Tallis Scholars © Jan Gates

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