Gardiner Excels in Scrupulously Detailed Verdi Requiem

31/10/2018

 Verdi: Corinne Winters (soprano), Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano), Edgaras Montvidas (tenor), Gianluca Buratto (bass), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Lucerne, 30.10.2018. (JR)

John Eliot Gardiner (c) Susanne Diesner

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A New Kevin Puts Suite Carries an Emotional Charge

29/10/2018

Anna Clyne, Lalo, Kevin Puts, R. Strauss: Ray Chen (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Cristian Măcelaru (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 25.10.2018. (HS)

Kevin Puts (c) David White

Kevin Puts (c) David White

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Striking Coherence and Strength in Karen Gomyo’s Brahms

29/10/2018

 Mendelssohn, Brahms, Schumann: Karen Gomyo (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Jeffrey Kahane (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 19.10.2018. (GN)

Karen Gomyo and the VSO © Matthew Baird

Karen Gomyo and the VSO © Matthew Baird

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Halmstad Honours Tommie Haglund with a Magnificent Festival of his Music

29/10/2018

Tommie Haglund Music Festival – Tommie Haglund, Linda Alexandersson, Jean Sibelius: Various artists, Halmstad, Sweden 19-21.10.2018. (NB)

Tommie Haglund

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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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