Romanticism and a Recent Work from an Outstanding Quartet

31/05/2017

Jalbert, Brahms: Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer, Hyeyung Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregor Beaver, cello), Toddler Palmer (clarinet), The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 11.5.2017 (KG) Read more

A Mahler Third Presented in Surprising but Illuminating Colors

31/05/2017

Mahler: Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano), Women of the Philadelphia Symphonic Choir (Amanda Quist, director), The American Boychoir/Fernando Malvar-Ruiz (music director), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 20.5.2017. (BJ) Read more

Complementary Octets by Schubert and Widmann

29/05/2017

Schubert and Widmann: Boulez Ensemble, Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 28.5.2017 (MB) Read more

Muti’s Tchaikovsky is Refreshing in its Integrity

26/05/2017

Schubert and Tchaikovsky: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Riccardo Muti (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 24.5.2017. (MB) Read more

New Pictures Give Pleasure, but Don’t Quite Replace the Old Ones

25/05/2017

Rousseau, Beethoven, Dai Wei, Brossé: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / Dirk Brossé (conductor), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 15.5.2017. (BJ) Read more

Playing in a Crypt, a Cellist Imagines Waking the Dead

24/05/2017

Bach, Ligeti, Crumb, Roman: Joshua Roman (cello), The Harlem Crypt, New York City, 3.5.2017. (KG) Read more

Swedish RSO and Harding End European Tour in Zurich on High Note

22/05/2017

Dvořák, Brahms: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 21.5.2017. (JR)

Daniel Harding: Credit - Luca Piva 2010.

Daniel Harding (c) Luca Piva

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Louis Lortie’s Chopin Bristles With Virtuosity

21/05/2017

Chopin: Louis Lortie (piano), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 9.5.2017. (GN)

Louis Lortie © Elias Photography.

Louis Lortie © Elias Photography

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