Unusual Stucky Score Opens Jaap van Zweden’s Chicago Program


   Stucky, Mozart, and Mahler: David McGill (bassoon), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden (conductor), Symphony Center, Chicago, 3.12.2011 (JLZ) Read more

Boston Symphony on Tour in San Francisco Blows the Roof Off With Ravel, But Gets Way Too Careful With Mahler and Harbison


  Harbison, Ravel, Mahler: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Ludivoc Morlot (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 7.12.2011 (HS) Read more

A Variable Recital by Khatia Buniatishvili at the Wigmore Hall


  Bach, Liszt, Schubert, Chopin, Prokofiev. Khatia Buniatishvili (piano). Wigmore Hall, London. 6.12.2011 (RB) Read more

Merry Widow – Belle Époque in Buenos Aires


 Lehár, The Merry Widow: Soloists and Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Gregor Bühl (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 2.12.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Vladimir Jurowski Makes a Good Case for an Early Bruckner Symphony


  Pintscher, Beethoven, Bruckner: Lars Vogt (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimer Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 30.11.2011 (GDn) Read more

The Second Liszt Anniversary Recital from Pierre-Laurent Aimard. As Challenging and Rewarding as the First


 Liszt, Wagner, Berg, and Scriabin: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 7.12.2011 (MB)

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Pressler’s Passion Charms Canton Symphony Audience


  Mozart, Beethoven, Saint-Saens, Debussy: Menahem Pressler (piano), Canton Symphony Orchestra, Gerhardt Zimmerman (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio (USA). 4.12.2011 (TW) Read more

Lugansky: a Pianist of Awesome Talent


  Chopin and Liszt: Nikolai Lugansky (piano), University of Washington President’s Piano Series, Meany Hall, Seattle. 15.11.2011 (BJ) Read more

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