An Ebullient Brahms 4 from Heras-Casado and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich


Dutilleux, Debussy, Brahms: Camilla Tilling (soprano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Tonhalle-Maag Zurich, 7.12.2017 (JR)

Pablo Heras Casado; photo credit - Daio Acosta.

Pablo Heras Casado (c) Daio Acosta

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Pre-Christmas Joy from the Haffner Wind Ensemble


Beethoven/Rechtman and Damase: Haffner Wind Ensemble (Nicholas Daniel [oboe], Joy Farrell [clarinet], Thomas Hancox [flute], Sarah Burnett [bassoon], Martin Owen [horn]). The Dora Stoutz Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 1.12.2017. (GPu)


Oboist and leader, Nicholas Daniel

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Meticulous and Mellifluous Brahms from Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt


Brahms: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Lars Vogt (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 5.12.2017. (CS)

(c) Giorgia Bertazzi

Christian Tetzlaff (c) Giorgia Bertazzi

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Shattering Shostakovich Fifth from Bournemouth SO


Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich: Kirill Gerstein (piano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Victor Aviat (conductor). Lighthouse, Poole, 6.12.2017 (IL) Read more

An Exploration of Time from the Always-Insightful Denk


Mozart, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Schumann: Jeremy Denk (piano), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 3.12.2017. (ZC) Read more

From Havana to LA: The Captivating Malpaso Dance Company


Various composers: Dancers of Malpaso Dance Company and Musicians of The Afro Cuban Jazz Ensemble, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 2.12.2017. (JRo)

Malpaso Dance Company: Photo courtesy of the LA Music Center.

Malpaso Dance Company (c) LA Music Center

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An Intense Russian Extravaganza with the BBC Scottish SO


Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Denis Kozhukhin (piano), BBCSSO / Alexander Vedernikov (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 3.12.2017. (SRT) Read more

Brilliance and Humanity Complement Each Other in Lilit Grigoryan’s Superb Recital


Bach/Busoni, Mendelssohn, Szymanowski, Beethoven, Rachmaninov: Lilit Grigoryan (piano), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 26.11.2017. (GPu)


Lilit Grigoryan (piano) (c) Reinar Nicklas

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