Aspen VII: Riveting Schuman, Fascinating Ligeti

24/07/2012

 Aspen Music Festival (7): Wolff, McDuffie triumph with Schuman; Fliter delivers impassioned Beethoven; Kahane’s Beethoven more elegant. 23.7.2012 (HS) Read more

Aspen VI: A Startling 21-Year-Old, Regrettable Rachmaninov and Ravel

24/07/2012

 Aspen Music Festival (6): American Brass Quintet debuts colorful new work, The Magic Flute set in New York, and Benabdallah flounders in Rachmaninov. 16/17/18.7.2012 (HS) Read more

Prom 11:Troy Vividly Re-Created at The Proms

23/07/2012

 Prom 11: Berlioz, The Trojans (Les Troyens): soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera, Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 22.7.2012. (JPr)

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Seattle Chamber Music Society in Premiere by Gary Kulesha

23/07/2012

 Debussy, Kulesha, Dvořák: various artists, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 20.7.2012 (BJ) Read more

Prom 10: Barenboim’s Proms Beethoven Cycle: A Second Distinguished Instalment

22/07/2012

 Prom 10 – Beethoven and Boulez: Jussef Eisa (clarinet), Gilbert Nouno (IRCAM computer music designer), Jérémie Henrot (IRCAM sound engineer), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 21.7.2012 (MB) Read more

Heart beats – Martín Oro in Concert

22/07/2012

 Mi palpita il cor: Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Walther, Bononcini, Piccinini, Handel: Martín Oro (countertenor), Manfredo Kraemer (violin), Dolores Costoyas (theorbo), Nina Diehl (cello), Federico Ciancio (harpsichord), Pilar Golf, Buenos Aires. 14.7.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Longing to Italy …

22/07/2012

 A Musical Journey from Nordic Melancholy to Mediterranean Ardour:  Tobias Ringborg (violin and piano), Michael Weinius (tenor and piano). Vattnäs Concert Barn, Vattnäs, Dalecarlia, Sweden. 14.7.2012 (GF) Read more

Variety and Intriguing Juxtapositions at 2012 Gower Festival

22/07/2012

 Variety and Intriguing Juxtapositions at 2012 Gower Festival: Gower Festival, Gower Peninsula, South Wales, 16-19.7.2012. Read more

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