Verdi Requiem with Ballet – Courage Required

04/12/2016

Verdi: Soloists, Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano), Veronica Simeoni (mezzosoprano), Francesco Meli (tenor), Georg Zeppenfeld (bass), Zurich Ballet, (augmented) Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 3.12.16. (JR)

Ballett Zürich - Messa da Requiem - 2016/17 © Gregory Batardon

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Noseda Reveals a Man in Love with the ‘Pastoral’ Symphony

04/12/2016

Petrassi, Ravel, Beethoven: Alexander Toradze (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 26.11.2016. (BJ) Read more

Signs of an Impressive Partnership Between Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the LPO

03/12/2016

Weber, Bruch, Beethoven: Hilary Hahn (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 2.12.2016. (CS) Read more

Two Gripping Evocations of the Seasons

02/12/2016

Vivaldi, Piazzolla: Emily Cornelius (violin), Vivek Jayaraman (violin), Solomon Liang (violin), Rachel Sandman (violin), Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio, 19.11.2016 (TW) Read more

Conscientious Sibelius and Variable Rachmaninoff from Anu Tali and Alexey Yemtsov

02/12/2016

Santa Ana, Rachmaninoff, Sibelius: Alexey Yemtsov (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Anu Tali (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 26.11.2016. (GN)

Anu Tali. Photo credit: Kaupo Kikkas.

Anu Tali. Photo (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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Little and Watkins bring Warmth and Precision to Unjustly Slighted British Works

02/12/2016

Walton, Elgar, Delius: Tasmin Little (violin), Paul Watkins (cello), Neal Davies (bass), BBC National Chorus of Wales, members of Bristol Choral Society, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Martyn Brabbins (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 1.12.2016. (PCG) Read more

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Italian’ Concert Sparkles

01/12/2016

Elgar, Mendelssohn, R. Strauss: Sebastian Knauer (piano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Shelley (conductor), Lighthouse, Poole, 30.11.2016. (IL) Read more

Connolly Provides a Real Buzz at the Launch of the 2017 Leeds Lieder Festival

30/11/2016

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Schumann, Ravel, Ireland, Gurney, Britten: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) and Joseph Middleton (pianist), Howard Assembly Rooms, Leeds, 26.11.2016. (CF) Read more

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