Glorious Mozart and Dispiriting Schubert from Bezuidenhout and the Chiaroscuro Quartet

20/03/2019

Schubert, Mozart: Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano), Chiaroscuro Quartet (Alina Ibragimova and Pablo-Hernan Benedi [violins], Emilie Hörnlund [viola], Claire Thirion [cello]), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 10.3.2019. (GN)

Kristian Bezuidenhout playing an 1790 Shantz fortepiano © Jan Gates

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A Revealing San Francisco Weekend with Salonen and the Philharmonia

18/03/2019

Sibelius, Salonen, Bartók, López, Stravinsky: Truls Mørk (cello), Ana-María Martinez (soprano), UC Berkeley Chamber Chorus (Dr. Wei Cheng, music director), Volti (Robert Geary, artistic director), Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley. 15 & 17.3.2019. (HS)

Truls Mørk (c) Johs Boe

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Augustin Hadelich Wows a Cincinnati Audience

18/03/2019

Barber, Gershwin, Ravel, Varèse: Augustin Hadelich (violinist), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Louis Langrée (conductor), Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. 15.3.2019. (RDA)

Augustin Hadelich (c) Luca Valentina

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From the Philadelphians, a Schubert Ninth that Stopped for No Man

18/03/2019

Haydn, Mendelssohn, Schubert: Jan Lisiecki (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 10.3.2019. (BJ)

Jan Lisiecki (c) Mathias Bothor/DG

Jan Lisiecki (c) Mathias Bothor/DG

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The Brilliant Valery Gergiev Leads La damnation de Faust in Pamplona

17/03/2019

Berlioz, La damnation de Faust (concert version): Orfeón Pamplonés, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), El Baluarte, Pamplona, 16.3.2019. (JMI)

Valery Gergiev © I. Zaldúa

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A Young Austrian Makes an Impact in Cleveland

15/03/2019

Haydn, Deutsch, Tchaikovsky: Paul Jacobs (organ), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 14.3.2019. (MSJ)

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Trevino Returns for Heroic Heldenleben at Tonhalle Zurich

15/03/2019

Aho, R. Strauss: Martin Grubinger (percussion), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/ Robert Trevino (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 14.3.2019. (JR)

Robert Trevino (c) Musacchio+Ianiello

Robert Trevino (c) Musacchio+Ianiello

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Paul Lewis Shows Fortitude in Completing His Haydn-Beethoven-Brahms Project

12/03/2019

 Haydn-Beethoven-Brahms Project – Concert IV: Paul Lewis (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 3.3.2019. (GN)

Paul Lewis © Johan Jacobs

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