Homage to Vienna, Reverent and Raucous

03/02/2017

Von Suppé, Schubert, Johann Strauss Jr., Johann Strauss Sr., Josef Strauss: Canton Symphony Orchestra/Gerhardt Zimmermann, Rachel Waddell (conductors), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio, 28.1.2017. (TW) Read more

Jeremy Denk Illuminates All of Western Musical History for Today’s Listeners

02/02/2017

 

 Various Composers: Jeremy Denk (piano). Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 20.1.2017. (BJ) Read more

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Brilliant Three-Week Salute to Paris, ‘City of Light and Music’

01/02/2017

The Paris Festival: Various composers: Soloists, Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia. 14/21/26.1.2017. (BJ) Read more

A Rightly-Annoyed Barenboim Shows the Audience How to Cough

31/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Wolfram Brandl (violin), Yulia Deyneka (viola), Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 27.1.2017. (BH)

Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin in Bruckner's Seventh Symphony (Photo: Jennifer Taylor)

Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin in Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony (Photo: Jennifer Taylor)

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Torrential Bruckner Fourth and Fifth in Barenboim’s Bruckner Cycle

30/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 23 & 24.1.2017. (BH) Read more

Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov Put On a Ravishing ‘Winterlude’

30/01/2017

Vancouver ‘Winterlude’ Festival: Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Vancouver Playhouse and Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, 21 & 22.1.2017. (GN)

Jean Guihen Queyras Photo: Marco Borggreve

Jean Guihen Queyras (c) Marco Borggreve

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Great Music—Buried Under Too Much Tone

27/01/2017

 Vaughan Williams, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Mozart, Gounod, Musorgsky, Lehmann, Fauré, Brahms, Strauss: Ben Wager (bass), Jeffrey Miller (piano), Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 18.1.2017. (BJ) Read more

Splendid Valedictory Strauss from Bramwell Tovey and Adrianne Pieczonka

25/01/2017

Richard Strauss: Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra/Bramwell Tovey, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 21.1.2017. (GN)

Bramwell Tovey © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Bramwell Tovey © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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