A thrilling afternoon at Carnegie Hall

15/06/2011

Berg, Rachmaninoff, Glière, Ravel, Delibes, Massenet, R. Strauss : Natalie Dessay (soprano), Fabio Luisi (conductor), MET Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 15.5.2011 (BH) Read more

New York’s Movado Hour concludes with Magnus Lindberg

15/06/2011

Lindberg, Columbi, Saariaho, Stucky, Neikrug, Tan Dun, Schulhoff : Magnus Lindberg (piano), Jennifer Koh (violin), Anssi Karttunen (cello), The Movado Hour, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Howard Gilman Performance Space, 10.5.2011 (BH) Read more

The Birmingham Mahler Cycle ends in triumph

15/06/2011

Messiaen, Mahler: Jane Irwin (mezzo-soprano), Michael Schade (tenor), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle. Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 12.6.2011 (JQ) Read more

Ravel in Spain with Andris Nelsons and the CBSO

15/06/2011

Ravel : City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (Conductor) Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 7. 6. 2011. (GR) Read more

A Swan Swims Down the Danube – Lohengrin in Budapest

13/06/2011

‘Wagner in Budapest ‘ Opera Festival 2011 (1) Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Honved Male Choir, Budapest Studio Choir, MR Choir, orchestra of the Hungarian State Opera. Conductor: Ádám Fischer. Béla Bartók Concert Hall, Palace of Arts, Budapest, 9.6.2011. (JPr) Read more

Thought-provoking viola and piano music at St. John’s

12/06/2011

Brahms, Joachim, Schumann, Fribbins and Shostakovich: Eniko Magyar (viola), Diana Brekalo (piano). St John’s Smith Square, London, 10.6. 2011 (CG) Read more

Russian Song from Daniil Shtoda and Larissa Gergieva at the Wigmore Hall

11/06/2011

Rimsky-Korsakov, Cui, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky: Daniil Shtoda (tenor), Larissa Gergieva (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 10.6.2011 (MB) Read more

Brahms sung by a counter-tenor? Andreas Scholl in a fascinating recital

11/06/2011

Purcell, Dowland, Handel, Johnson, Campion, Haydn, Brahms, and Anon: Andreas Scholl (counter-tenor), Tamar Halperin (harpsichord, piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 7.6.2011 (MB) Read more

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