The Center Can Hold: Strong Strauss Surrounded By Weaker Works

07/05/2011

Villa-Lobos, Strauss, and Prokofiev: Seattle Symphony musicians and guests, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 22.4.2011 (BJ)  Read more

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra visits Manchester

07/05/2011

Tchaikovsky: Dinara Alieva (soprano), Andrei Grigoriev (baritone), Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra/Alexei Stepanov (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 04.05.2011 (MC) Read more

Maazel and the Philharmonia in Mahler’s Fifth and Das Knaben Wunderhorn

07/05/2011

Mahler: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Matthias Goerne (baritone) Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.5.2011 (CG) Read more

This the Viola – Boccherini, Schubert, Britten and Brahms in Rome

07/05/2011

This the Viola – Boccherini, Schubert, Britten and Brahms: Daniel Palmizio (viola) and Giacamo Ronchini (piano): Oratorio del Gonfalone, Rome, 5.5.2011(JB) Read more

American Songs at Herbst Theater in San Francisco

07/05/2011

American Songs: Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor), Warren Jones (piano), Paul Brown (fiddle and banjo), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theater, San Francisco. 4.5.2011 (HS) Read more

RSNO Season Culminates with Beethoven and Adams’ 9/11 Commemoration

06/05/2011

Adams, Beethoven: Sabina Cvilak (sop), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), Charles Castronovo (tenor), Tómas Tómasson (bar), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stéphane Denève (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 05.05.2010 (SRT) Read more

Jury Out: Jurowski Yet to Prove Himself A Wagnerian, Succeeds in Strauss, Excels in Tchaikovsky

06/05/2011

Wagner, Strauss and Tchaikovsky: Christine Brewer (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London 4.5.2011 (JPr)

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Barber’s Vanessa: Successful But Not Perfect

05/05/2011

Barber, Vanessa: Pacific Opera Victoria, soloists, Timothy Vernon (conductor), Glynis Leyshon (director), Jacques Lemay (choreographer), Pam Johnson (sets and costumes), Gerald King (lighting designer), Giuseppe Pietraroia (chorus director), Robert Holliston (chief coach and répétiteur), Royal Theatre, Victoria, British Columbia, 30.4.2011 (BJ) Read more

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