Vaughan Williams Triumphs in a Generous Program

25/07/2018

Blossom Music Festival [3] – Prokofiev, Falla, Berlioz, Vaughan Williams, Mahler: Blossom Festival Chorus (Lisa Wong, director), Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra / Vinay Parameswaran, Jahja Ling (conductors), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 21.7.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Aspen 6: Power, Ehnes, and Hadelich: A Weekend Packed with String Soloists

25/07/2018

 Various composers,  Aspen Music Festival [6] (HS)

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Aspen 5: Violin Concertos from Fletcher and Ligeti, Thrilling Brass Quintets

24/07/2018

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Various composers, Aspen Music Festival [5] Read more

Choral Soundscapes Celebrate R. Murray Schafer’s 85th Birthday

18/07/2018

Schafer: Christina Cichos (soprano), Fabiana Katz (alto), Steven Belanger (baritone), George Roberts (narrator), Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra / Jon Washburn (conductor), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 6.7.2018. (GN)

Jon Washburn Conducts Vancouver Chamber Choir & Chamber Players © Matthew Baird

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A Loeffler Discovery and a Charlotte Bray Premiere Impress in Aix-en-Provence

18/07/2018

 Festival d’Aix-en-Provence [1], ‘L’Alto à l’honneur’ – Loeffler, Bray, Liszt, Kodály, and Brahms: Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Andrea Hill (soprano), Edwige Herchenroder (piano). Conservatoire Darius Milhaud, Aix, 13.7.2018. (MB)

Tabea Zimmermann (c) Marco Borggreve

Tabea Zimmermann (c) Marco Borggreve

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Enescu’s Octet Steals the Show

17/07/2018

Beethoven, Prokofiev, Enescu: Seattle Chamber Music Society – Cynthia Phelps (viola), Cameron Crozman (cello), Karen Gomyo (violin), Max Levinson (piano), James Ehnes (violin), Alexander Kerr (violin), Jun Iwasaki (violin), Stephen Rose (violin), Maiya Papach (viola), Rebecca Albers (viola), Raphael Bell (cello), and Bion Tsang (cello), Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle, 13.7.2018. (ZC)

James Ehnes (violin) (c) Ben Ealovega

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Superlative Performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Zurich Opera

16/07/2018

Mendelssohn, Elijah: Soloists, Chorus and part-time choruses of the Zurich Opera (chorus-master, Janko Kastelic), Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 15.7.2018. (JR)

Golda Schultz, Mihoko Fujimura, Benjamin Bruns, Christof Fischesser, Fabio Luisi and Janko Kastelic (left to right) (c) John Rhodes

(l-r) Golda Schultz, Mihoko Fujimura, Benjamin Bruns, Christof Fischesser, Fabio Luisi
and Janko Kastelic (c) John Rhodes

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Aspen 3: Trifonov’s Chopin Tribute, a Sublime Emerson Quartet, and a Rossini Favorite

15/07/2018

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Various composers: Aspen Music Festival 2018 [3]

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