Another Supreme Recital from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

13/04/2017

Haydn, Beethoven, Ravel, Debussy: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 2.4.2017. (GN)

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Jean-Efllam Bavouzet © Paul Mitchell

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Yuja Wang Relishes her Encores During her Festival Hall Solo Recital Debut

12/04/2017

International Piano Series 2016/17 – Yuja Wang: Royal Festival Hall, London. 11.4.2017. (JPr)

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Yuja Wang

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Barenboim’s Truly Outstanding Account of La Mer

12/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (4) – Takemitsu, Beethoven, Debussy, and Berg: Anne Sophie-Mutter (violin), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.4.2017. (MB) Read more

In a Last-Minute Podium Substitution, Kensho Watanabe Emerges a Star

12/04/2017

Beethoven, Bates, Mozart, Liszt: Mason Bates (electronics), Daniil Trifonov (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Kensho Watanabe (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 8.4.2017. (BJ) Read more

Bostridge in Zurich Excels with Mahler Lieder: a Master-Class

12/04/2017

Mahler, Brahms: Musikkollegium Winterthur, Ian Bostridge (tenor) St. Peter’s Church Zurich, 10.4.2017. (JR)

Photo credit: Ben Ealovega.

Ian Bostridge (c) Ben Ealovega.

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A Prized Rarity and an Old Friend, both French and Grand, Have their Night in Birmingham

10/04/2017

Roussel, Saint-Saëns: François Le Roux (baritone), Alessandro Fisher (tenor), Kathryn Rudge (mezzo), Jonathan Scott (organ) / Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor). BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 7.4.2017. (RBa) Read more

Midsummer Opera’s Valiant Efforts to Make Something of La Gioconda

10/04/2017

Ponchielli – La Gioconda (semi-staged performance): Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Midsummer Opera / David Roblou (conductor). St John’s Church, Waterloo, London, 9.4.2017. (JPr)

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Zoë South as Gioconda (c) Michael John White

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An Unforgettable Mahler 8 from Jurowski and the LPO

10/04/2017

Tallis, Mahler: Judith Howarth (soprano/Magna Peccatrix), Anne Schwanewilms (soprano/Una poenitentium), Sofia Fomina (soprano/Mater Gloriosa), Michaela Selinger (mezzo-soprano/Mulier Samaritana), Patricia Bardon (mezzo-soprano/Maria Aegyptiaca), Barry Banks (tenor/Doctor Marianus), Stephen Gadd (baritone/Pater Ecstaticus); Matthew Rose (bass/Pater Profundus); Tiffin Boys’ Choir; Choir of Clare College, Cambridge; London Symphony Chorus; London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski. Royal Festival Hall, London, 8.4.2017. (CC) Read more

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