Utterly Misconceived Staging Spoils the Re-Opening of Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden

05/10/2017

Schumann – Szenen aus Goethes Faust: Soloists, Actors, Chorus (chorus master: Martin Wright) and Children’s Chorus (chorus master: Vinzens Weissenburger) of the Staatsoper Unter Den Linden, Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 3.10.2017. (MB)

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Szenen aus Goethes Faust (c) Hermann and Clärchen Baus

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Apollo’s Fire in a Glimpse of the Ancient Middle East

03/10/2017

Israel & Egypt: A Multicultural Celebration: Amanda Powell (soprano), Members of Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor). Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, 1.10.2017. (MSJ)

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Front row, from left: Jeanette Sorrell, Allison Monroe, Jeffrey Strauss, Amanda Powell
Back row, from left, Luke Conklin, Dylan Moffitt (c) Apollo’s Fire

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A Great Brahms Performance from Daniele Gatti and the Berliner Philharmoniker

03/10/2017

Hindemith and Brahms: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 29.9.2017. (MB) Read more

Three Voices ‘Unwrap’ Varied Musical Treasures at Kings Place

03/10/2017

Tre Voci: Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano), Fleur Barron (mezzo soprano), King’s Place, London, 30.09.2017 (CS) Read more

Salonen, the Philharmonia and Michelle DeYoung Bring Emotional Power to Mahler 3

02/10/2017

Mahler: Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Philharmonia Voices, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor) Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.10.2017. (JPr) Read more

Richly Satisfying Mozart from Richard Goode and Vladimir Jurowski

01/10/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Richard Goode (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 30.9.2017. (AS) Read more

An Outstanding Wigmore Hall Recital by Sarah Connolly and Malcolm Martineau

01/10/2017

R. Strauss, Korngold, Zemlinsky, Eisler, Gurney, Bridge, Copland, Britten: Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano); Malcolm Martineau (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 29.9.2017. (CC)

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Dame Sarah Connolly (c) Jan Capinski

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Remembering Pamela Majaro (1932-2016) at the Wigmore Hall

01/10/2017

Kol Nidrei – Elegy for Pamela: Wihan Quartet (Leoš Čepický & Jan Schulmeister [violins], Jakub Čepický [viola], Michal Kaňka [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 27.9.2017. (CS)

Portrait of Pamela Majaro by Eileen Hogan

Portrait of Pamela Majaro by Eileen Hogan

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