In Messiah Glover Finds Balance Between Period and Modern

12/12/2018

Handel: Lauren Snouffer (soprano), Tara Mumford (mezzo-soprano), Paul Appleby (tenor), Henry Waddington (bass-baritone), Cleveland Orchestra / Jane Glover (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 6.12.2018. (MSJ) Read more

A Brahms Second Piano Concerto To Make You Think

10/12/2018

Brahms, Brown, Dvořák: Emanuel Ax (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 1.12.2018. (BJ)

Emmanuel Ax (c) Maurice Jerry Beznos

Emmanuel Ax (c) Maurice Jerry Beznos

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Bach’s Christmas Oratorio Overshadowed by Praetorius and Pärt

09/12/2018

Bach, Pärt, Praetorius (arr. Sandström): Malin Hartelius (soprano), Christina Daletska (alto), Benjamin Bruns (tenor), Ludwig Mittelhammer (bass), Zürcher Sing-Akademie, Orchestra La Scintilla / Florian Helgath (conductor and chorus master), Kirche St. Jakob, Zurich 7.12.2018. (JR)  Read more

Very Enjoyable Hungarian Night at the Tonhalle

08/12/2018

Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Bartók: Joshua Bell (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 6.12.2018. (JR)

Joshua Bell (c) Bill Phelps

Joshua Bell (c) Bill Phelps

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Apollo’s Fire Offers a Bracing Messiah

06/12/2018

Handel: Amanda Powell (soprano), Daniel Moody (countertenor), Ross Hauck (tenor), David McFerrin (baritone), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Akron, Ohio, 3.12.2018. (MSJ) Read more

A Study in Contrasts – London Foundation Winners in Recital

05/12/2018

Various Composers: Michelle Bradley (soprano), Will Liverman (baritone), Ken Noda (piano), Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2.12.2018. (RP)

Michelle Bradey (soprano) and Ken Noda (piano) © Mark Von Holden

Michelle Bradey (soprano) and Ken Noda (piano) © Mark Von Holden

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Keenlyside and Martineau on Top Form in German and French Repertoire

03/12/2018

Brahms, Poulenc, Ravel, Schubert: Sir Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 25.11.2018. (GN)

Sir Simon Keenlyside © Uwe Arens

Sir Simon Keenlyside © Uwe Arens

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A Love-In for Peace, Justice and Righteousness – Remembering Robert De Cormier

03/12/2018

A Celebration of the Life and Music of Robert De Cormier: David Ralph (piano) / John Daly Goodwin (conductor), Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School, New York, 30.11.2018. (RP)

Robert De Cormier

Robert De Cormier

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