A Glimpse of Tomorrow’s Opera Stars

17/04/2017

Rising Stars of 2016: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Timothy Myers (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago, 1.4.2017. (JLZ) Read more

Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent’s St Matthew Passion: Professional but Somewhat Lacking Emotion

17/04/2017

Bach: Soloists, Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 15.4.2017. (JR) Read more

Deeply Considered Musicianship from Barenboim and Lupu

13/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (5). Brahms, Schoenberg, and Beethoven: Radu Lupu, Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.4.2017. (MB) Read more

Another Supreme Recital from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

13/04/2017

Haydn, Beethoven, Ravel, Debussy: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 2.4.2017. (GN)

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Jean-Efllam Bavouzet © Paul Mitchell

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Barenboim’s Truly Outstanding Account of La Mer

12/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (4) – Takemitsu, Beethoven, Debussy, and Berg: Anne Sophie-Mutter (violin), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.4.2017. (MB) Read more

In a Last-Minute Podium Substitution, Kensho Watanabe Emerges a Star

12/04/2017

Beethoven, Bates, Mozart, Liszt: Mason Bates (electronics), Daniil Trifonov (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Kensho Watanabe (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 8.4.2017. (BJ) Read more

Bostridge in Zurich Excels with Mahler Lieder: a Master-Class

12/04/2017

Mahler, Brahms: Musikkollegium Winterthur, Ian Bostridge (tenor) St. Peter’s Church Zurich, 10.4.2017. (JR)

Photo credit: Ben Ealovega.

Ian Bostridge (c) Ben Ealovega.

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Barenboim and the VPO Open the Berlin Festtage with Mozart and Schoenberg

10/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (1) – Mozart and Schoenberg: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 7.4.2017. (MB) Read more

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