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


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)


Szenen aus Goethes Faust (c) Hermann and Clärchen Baus

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


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)

Apollo's Fire.Akron Art Museum

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


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


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


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


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


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


Dame Sarah Connolly (c) Jan Capinski

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


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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