Wonderful Strength and Cohesion in Yefim Bronfman’s Brahms

17/12/2018

Brahms, Liszt, R. Strauss: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Jun Märkl (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 8.12.2018. (GN)

Yefim Bronfman © Todd Rosenberg

Yefim Bronfman © Todd Rosenberg

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Musical Year Ends with a Big Smile: Blendulf’s Prokokiev Fifth

17/12/2018

 Glinka, Eliasson, Prokofiev: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Daniel Blendulf (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 15.12.2018. (JR)

Daniel Blendulf (c) Marco Borggreve

Daniel Blendulf (c) Marco Borggreve

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Kavakos, Rattle and the LSO Give an Evening of Great Music-Making

17/12/2018

Brahms, Debussy and Enescu: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Barbican Centre, London, 16.12.2018. (AS)

Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve

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Mahan Esfahani is as Illuminating as Ever in Bach

16/12/2018

Bach: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Wigmore Hall, London, 15.12.2018. (MB)

Mahan Esfahani (c) Marco Borggreve

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Rising Star J’Nai Bridges – Bold and Exuberant in Carnegie Hall

16/12/2018

Various Composers: J’Nai Bridges (mezzo-soprano), Mark Markham (piano), Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, 13.12.2018. (RP)

J’Nai Bridges in recital © Steve J. Sherman

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Thought-Provoking Beethoven and Brahms from Quatuor Ebène

16/12/2018

Beethoven and Brahms: Quatuor Ebène (Pierre Colombet, Gabriel Le Magadure [violins], Marie Chilemme [viola], Raphaël Merlin [cello]). Wigmore Hall, London, 12.12.2018. (MB)

Quatuor Ebène (c) Julien Mignot

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Out of the Mists: Adès Illuminates Janáček’s Late Piano Works

14/12/2018

Jánaček: Thomas Adès (Piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 9.12.2018. (CSa)

Thomas Adès (c) Brian Voce

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The Divine and Devilish Anna Netrebko in Recital at Carnegie Hall

12/12/2018

Various: Anna Netrebko (soprano), Jennifer Johnson Cano (mezzo-soprano), David Chan (violin), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York, 9.12.2018. (RP)

Anna Netrebko at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee

Anna Netrebko at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee

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