Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 2 ) – Preview

05/08/2011

Preview: Salzburg Festival,  5.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

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

05/08/2011

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

04/08/2011


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

04/08/2011

  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…

03/08/2011

  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

01/08/2011

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

01/08/2011

  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.

01/08/2011

 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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