Transcendent Eighth and Defiant Ninth End Historic Bruckner Marathon

01/03/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 28-29.1.2017 (BH) Read more

Josefowicz Rides a Scheherazade Roller Coaster

01/03/2017

John Adams, Prokofiev: Leila Josefowicz (violin), Chester Englander (cimbalom), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 24.2.2017. (HS) Read more

Soper’s IPSA DIXIT is Another Singular and Perfectly-Crafted Work

28/02/2017

Kate Soper, IPSA DIXIT: The Wet Ink Ensemble: (Ian Antonio (percussion), Erin Lesser (flute), Josh Modney (violin), Kate Soper (soprano) Dixon Place, New York City. 4.2.2017. (KG)

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Pintscher Directs an Orchestral Theme of Travel

24/02/2017

Pintscher, Saint-Saëns, Schoenberg, Debussy: Cedric Tiberghien (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Matthias Pintscher (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 23.2.2017. (MSJ)

Matthias Pintscher conducts the Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni, Courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher conducts the Cleveland Orchestra
© Roger Mastroianni (courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra)

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Dutoit, Fischer and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich all on Top Form

24/02/2017

Bartók, Tchaikovsky: Tonhalle Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Julia Fischer (violin) Tonhalle, Zurich 23.2.2017. (JR) Read more

Mahler in the Service of a Vital, Humanitarian Cause

22/02/2017

Mahler: Indra Thomas (soprano), Susanne Mentzer (mezzo-soprano), MasterVoices, The Mahler for Vision Orchestra / George Mathew (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 13.2.2017. (DS) Read more

In an Imperfect World, Mozart Close to Perfection

22/02/2017

Mozart, Brahms: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 18.2.2017 (BJ) Read more

Apollo’s Fire: Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts

22/02/2017

Bach, Telemann: Apollo’s Fire: Debra Nagy (oboe), Olivier Brault (violin), Francis Colpron and Kathie Stewart (recorders and flutes), René Schiffer (cello), Jeannette Sorrell (harpsichord/conductor). Bath Church, Akron, Ohio, 20.2.2017. (MSJ) Read more

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