Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 2 ) – Preview


Preview: Salzburg Festival,  5.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

With Koopman to Haydn Victory: Season Finale for the Munich Philharmonic


Haydn, Mozart, Bach: Munich Philharmonic, Ton Koopman (conductor), Klaus Mertens (baritone), Lisa Larsson (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (mezzo), Tilman Lichdi (tenor), Philharmonie, Munich, 12.7.2011 (JFL) Read more

Prom 24 – Tasmin Little shines in Elgar’s Concerto


Elgar, Grainger, and Richard Strauss: Tasmin Little (violin), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis. Royal Albert Hall, London 2.8.2011 (CG) Read more

Only Mozart Opens Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, NY


  W.A. Mozart: The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Susanna Phillips (soprano), Louis Langrée (conductor) Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, New York, 3-8-2011 (SSM) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (9) – Mahler’s 4th and 5th, Barber’s Violin Concerto and More…


  Aspen Music Festival (9): Robert Spano and Jeffrey Kahane conduct Mahler; Robert McDuffie plays Barber Violin Concerto; the Percussion Ensemble. 1.8.2011 (HS) Read more

Rare Medtner caps an absorbing recital by Yevgeny Sudbin


Haydn, Liszt, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Medtner: Yevgeny Sudbin (Piano) Wigmore Hall,London. 28.7.2011 (RB)  Read more

Prom 21 – More Unusual Concert Programming from Nelsons and the CBSO


  Strauss, Walton, and Prokofiev: Midori (violin), Nadzhda Serdiuk (mezzo-soprano), CBSO Chorus (chorus master: Simon Halsey), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Young New Zealand Musicians Prepare to take on the World.


 Mendelssohn, R. Strauss, Alex Taylor, Poulenc; Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Hutchinson (oboe), Antun Poljanich (conductor); Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, 23.7.2011 (PSe) Read more

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