Making Merry with Vox at the Guggenheim

19/12/2018

Holiday Concert: Vox Vocal Ensemble / George Steel (conductor), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Rotunda, New York, 16.12.2018. (RP)

Vox Vocal Ensemble’s Holiday Concert at the Guggenheim Museum
© Robert Altman

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Three Years Later, Nézet-Séguin’s Retake of Messiah

19/12/2018

Handel, Messiah: Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Christophe Dumaux (countertenor), Jonas Hacker (tenor), Philippe Sly (bass-baritone), Westminster Symphonic Choir (director: Joe Miller), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 8.12.2018. (BJ) Read more

The Arc of History and the Beauty of Song: Jessica Gould and Pascal Valois in Recital

18/12/2018

Various composers, In the Wake of the Marseillaise: Jessica Gould (soprano) Pascal Valois (early romantic guitar). The Brotherhood Synagogue, New York, 13.12.2018. (CP)

Jessica Gould (soprano) & Pascal Valois (guitar)
(c) Stephen Delas Heras

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Reverence and Distilled Beauty from Masaaki Suzuki and the Bach Collegium Japan

17/12/2018

Various: Joanne Lunn (soprano), Ryo Terakado (violin), Liliko Maeda (traverse flute), Masamitsu San’nomiya (oboe), Bach Collegium Japan / Masaaki Suzuki (director/continuo), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 9.12.2018. (GN)

Joanne Lunn (soprano) with Masaaki Suzuki & Bach Collegium Japan © Jan Gates

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Wonderful Strength and Cohesion in Yefim Bronfman’s Brahms

17/12/2018

Brahms, Liszt, R. Strauss: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Jun Märkl (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 8.12.2018. (GN)

Yefim Bronfman © Todd Rosenberg

Yefim Bronfman © Todd Rosenberg

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Musical Year Ends with a Big Smile: Blendulf’s Prokokiev Fifth

17/12/2018

 Glinka, Eliasson, Prokofiev: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Daniel Blendulf (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 15.12.2018. (JR)

Daniel Blendulf (c) Marco Borggreve

Daniel Blendulf (c) Marco Borggreve

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Rising Star J’Nai Bridges – Bold and Exuberant in Carnegie Hall

16/12/2018

Various Composers: J’Nai Bridges (mezzo-soprano), Mark Markham (piano), Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, 13.12.2018. (RP)

J’Nai Bridges in recital © Steve J. Sherman

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The Divine and Devilish Anna Netrebko in Recital at Carnegie Hall

12/12/2018

Various: Anna Netrebko (soprano), Jennifer Johnson Cano (mezzo-soprano), David Chan (violin), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York, 9.12.2018. (RP)

Anna Netrebko at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee

Anna Netrebko at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee

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