Bournemouth SO gives World Premiere of Turnage’s Testament

09/11/2018

Glière, Turnage, Prokofiev: Natalya Romaniw (soprano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), Lighthouse, Poole, 7.11.2018. (IL)

Mark Anthony Turnage, Natalya Romaniw & Kirill Karabits (l to r)

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Scintillating Tchaikovsky from Xian Zhang

08/11/2018

Chang, Mozart, Tchaikovsky: Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Xian Zhang (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 2.11.2018. (GN)

Xian Zhang and the VSO © Matthew Baird

Xian Zhang and the VSO © Matthew Baird

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Beautiful and Beguiling, The Queen of Sheba Makes a Rare Appearance at Lincoln Center

08/11/2018

Goldmark, The Queen of Sheba: Soloists, Members of the Hungarian National Ballet, Chorus and Orchestra of the Hungarian State Opera / János Kovács (conductor), David H. Koch Theater, New York, 2.11.2018. (RP)

 Ericka Gál (Queen of Sheba) and Boldizsár László (Assad) © Attila Nagy / Hungarian State Opera

Ericka Gál (Queen of Sheba) & Boldizsár László (Assad) © Attila Nagy

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A Cellist Shines Among Alchemists in Ohio

05/11/2018

Pärt, Britten, Herbert, Dvořák, Enescu: Mark Kosower (cello), Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, Ohio. 27.10.2018. (TW)

Mark Kosower (c) Kim Bonggyun

Mark Kosower (c) Kim Bonggyun

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Elim Chan Bewitches and Charms RSNO in Debut as Principal Guest Conductor

04/11/2018

Dukas, Chopin, and Rachmaninov: Benjamin Grosvenor (pianist), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Elim Chan (conductor), Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 3.11.2018. (GT)

Elim Chan (c) Willeke Machiels

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Simon Mechliński Makes a Fine Impression in his Wexford Recital

04/11/2018

Wexford Festival Opera [5] – Donizetti, Wagner, Strauss, Moniuszko, Karlowicz, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Bellini, Poniatowski: Simon Mechliński (baritone), Andrea Grant (piano), St Iberius Church, Wexford, 23.10.2018. (RB) Read more

The Premiere of an Important Setting of the Requiem Mass by Ian Venables

03/11/2018

Ian Venables, Requiem (first performance: sung during the All Souls’ Requiem Eucharist, Gloucester Cathedral): Jonathan Hope (organ), Choir of Gloucester Cathedral / Adrian Partington (conductor), 2.11.2018. (JQ) Read more

Bezuidenhout Brings Grandeur and Power to Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.24

02/11/2018

C.P.E. Bach and Mozart: Kristian Bezuidenhout (conductor/harpsichord/piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 1.11.2018. (SRT) Read more

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