Blistering Shostakovich Opens Philharmonia Zurich’s Opera House Concert Season

29/10/2018

Mozart, R. Strauss, Shostakovich: Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Philharmonia Zurich / Daniele Rustioni (conductor). Zurich Opera, Zurich, 28.10.2018. (JR)

Daniele Rustioni © Davide Cerati

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Konzertchor Harmonie Zurich Showcases Interesting Rarities

29/10/2018

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Beethoven, Schumann, Elgar: Roswitha Müller (soprano), Andreas Winkler (baritone), Manuel Walser (baritone), Konzertchor Harmonie Zürich, Orchestra of Europe / Peter Kennel (conductor). Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 27.10.2018. (JR) Read more

Stanford Premiere in Cardiff After One Hundred Years

29/10/2018

Stanford, Farrar, Kelly, Ravel: Kiandra Howarth (soprano), Jess Dandy (contralto), Ruari Bowen (tenor), Gareth Brynmor John (baritone), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / Adrian Partington (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 27.10.2018. (PCG)

Charles Villiers Stanford in 1921

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John McLeod’s New Viola Concerto is Premiered by Jane Atkins and the SCO

29/10/2018

Grieg, McLeod and Beethoven: Jane Atkins (viola), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Joseph Swensen (conductor), City Halls Glasgow, 26.10.2018. (GT)

John McLeod

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Oliemans has Dramatic Characterisation and Consistent Musical Presence

28/10/2018

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Oxford Lieder Festival’s The Grand Tour [2] – Brahms & Schumann: Thomas Oliemans (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 25.10.2018. (CR)

Thomas Oliemans (c) Marco Borggreve

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Rotterdam Philharmonic Impress With Their New Chief Conductor Lahav Shani

26/10/2018

Bloch, Bruch, Brahms: Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Rotterdam Philharmonic / Lahav Shani (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 25.10.2018. (JR)

Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve

Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve

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A Resonant and Powerful Interpretation of Dusapin’s Fascinating Passion

26/10/2018

Pascal Dusapin, Passion: Soloists, Exaudi (off-stage chorus), Sound InterMedia, London Sinfonietta / Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 23.10.2018. (GPu)

Jennifer France (Her) and dancers © Clive Barda

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After Dalila at the Met, Elīna Garanča Soars in Recital

26/10/2018

Schumann, Wagner, Ravel, De Falla: Elīna Garanča (mezzo-soprano), Kevin Murphy (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York. 23.10.2018. (HS)

Elīna Garanča © Karina Schwarz/DG

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