Elusive New Piano Concerto Precedes Grandiose Bruckner


Sciarrino, Bruckner: Jonathan Biss (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Fabio Luisi (conductor) Severance Hall, Cleveland, 30.11.2017. (MSJ) Read more

L’Arpeggiata Reveal the Inventiveness of the Baroque


Luigi Rossi, Maurizio Cazzati and Lorenzo Allegri, L’Arpeggiata: L’Arpeggiata ensemble / Christina Pluhar (director), Wigmore Hall, London 1.12.2017. (VV)

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Giuseppina Bridelli (c) Francesco Squeglia

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Dolce Duello: Cecilia Bartoli and Sol Gabetta Save the Best for Last at the Barbican


Various composers, Cecilia Bartoli & Sol Gabetta: Dolce Duello: Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano), Sol Gabetta (cello), Cappella Gabetta / Andrés Gabetta (concertmaster). Barbican Hall, London, 1/12/2017. (JPr)

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Sol Gabetta & Cecilia Bartoli © Esther Haas

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Hearing this English Concert Live was Well Worth the Opportunity


Blow, Purcell, Handel, Bach – Welcome to all the pleasures: The Choir of New College, Oxford; The English Concert/Robert Quinney (director/harpsichord/organ) Wigmore Hall, London, 29.11.2017. (CC) Read more

Impassioned Berg, Superlative Shostakovich from Currentzis and Kopatchinskaya


Berg and Shostakovich: Patricia Kopatchinskaya (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 30.11.2017. (JR)

Das Tonhalle-Orchester unter der Leitung von Teodor Currentzis mit Patricia Kopatchinskaja als Solistin interpretiert Alban Bergs "Dem Andenken eines Engels". Zürich, den 29.11.2017 Probefotos: Priska Ketterer

In rehearsal Tonhalle Orchestra, Teodor Currentzis (conductor) & Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin)
(c) Priska Ketterer

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Vladimir Jurowski Rescues Eine Herbstsymphonie from Unjustified Neglect


Chausson, Respighi and Marx: Julia Fischer (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 29.11.2017. (AS) Read more

Feldman’s Music in a Venue He Might Have Admired


Feldman, Take a Chance: Tribute to Morton FeldmanSoloists, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 20.11.2017. (DS)

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Ramon Arevolas, Adam Tendler, & Sandra Sprecher in Take a Chance: Tribute to Morton Feldman
(c) Microscope Gallery

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Unusual Holiday Journey from Apollo’s Singers and Soloists, Spanning the Atlantic


Various composers, Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain: A Celtic-Appalachian Celebration: Amanda Powell (soprano), Ross Hauck (tenor), with Molly Netter (soprano) and Jeffrey Strauss (baritone), and Apollo’s Singers / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), Apollo’s Fire. St. Peter’s Church, Mansfield, Ohio, 29.11.2017. (MSJ) Read more

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