Lucky Queenslanders – Alondra de la Parra Charms in Zurich

06/02/2017

Stravinsky, Mozart, Beethoven: Jan Lisiecki (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich  /Alondra de la Parra (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich 2.2.2017. (JR) Read more

Queyras and Melnikov Ideally Matched in Talent

05/02/2017

Schumann, Beethoven, Webern, Rachmaninoff: Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 27.1.2017. (BJ) Read more

Ten Tors Orchestra Returns to Tavistock for a Farewell

05/02/2017

Beethoven, Bruch, Haydn: Ten Tors Orchestra, Simon Ible (conductor), Leland Chen (violin), Tavistock Parish Church. 4.2.2017. (PRB)

Celebrating Amadeus Ten Tors Orchestra playing Mozart music.

Simon Ible (conductor) & Leland Chen (violin) (c) Philip R Buttall

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Virtuosi of Flute and Bassoon head an engaging Cardiff Recital

05/02/2017

Torriani, Gaubert, Weber, Morlacchi: Dag Jensen (bassoon), Andrea Lieberknecht (flute), Catherine Milledge (piano), Dora Dtutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 27.1.2017. (GPu) Read more

Paavo Järvi and the Philharmonia End their Nielsen Cycle in Style

04/02/2017

Haydn, Beethoven, Nielsen:  Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Lars Vogt (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra/Paavo Järvi (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 2. 2. 2017. (RB) Read more

Musicians from Marlboro Live up to the Festival’s Reputation

03/02/2017

Haydn, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams: Nicholas Phan (tenor), Michelle Ross & Carmit Zori (violins), Rebecca Albers (viola), Alice Yoo (cello), Lydia Brown (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 26.1.2017. (BJ) Read more

The Royal Opera’s Il trovatore Rewards Listening to rather than Watching

03/02/2017

Verdi, Il trovatore: Soloists, chorus and Royal Opera House Orchestra / Richard Farnes (conductor). Directed for the screen by Bridget Caldwell and broadcast from the Royal Opera House to Odeon Cinema, Covent Garden, London. 31.1.2017. (JPr)

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Anita Rachvelishvili (Azucena) and Gregory Kunde (Manrico) (c) Catherine Ashmore

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Too-Deliberate Beethoven Ninth Takes Awhile to Heat Up

03/02/2017

 Beethoven: Kiera Duffy (soprano), Sara Couden (mezzo-soprano), Nicholas Phan (tenor), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone), San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Ragnar Bohlin (director), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 1.2.2017. (HS) Read more

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