A Glowing German Requiem from Gatti in Zurich

25/10/2011

Brahms, Ein deutsches RequiemMartina Jankova (Soprano), Thomas Hampson (baritone), Orchestra of the Zurich Opera, Daniele Gatti (conductor), Camerata Vocale Freiburg,  Tonhalle Zurich, 23.10.2011, (JR) Read more

The Symphony That Should Not Speak Its Name: Mahler’s Eighth Opens Santa Cecilia Season

25/10/2011

 Mahler, Symphony no. 8Manuela Uhl, Christine Brewer, Ailish Tynan (sopranos), Sara Mingardo and Maria Radner (contraltos), Nickolai Schukoff (tenor), Christopher Maltman (baritone), Georg Zeppenfeld (bass), Orchestra, Chorus and Children’s Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale of Santa Cecilia and the China National Chorus,  Ciro Visco and Vijay Upadhyaya (chorus masters),  Antonio Pappano (conductor),  Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome 23.10.2011 (JB) Read more

Parish Music: International Mix from Latin America and Premiere of US Work

24/10/2011

Samuel Barber, Javier Alvarez, Silvestre Revueltas, David Stock, Miguel del Aguila: Santiago Quartet, Beckford Parish Church, Worcestershire. 22.10.11(RJ) Read more

Samson Highlights in Buenos Aires

24/10/2011

 Handel, Samson: Soloists,Orfeón de Buenos Aires and Camerata Bariloche, Mario Videla, Teatro (conductor),Colón, Buenos Aires. 10.10.2011. (JSJ) Read more

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Enchants With Tan Dun But Stumbles Over Mahler

24/10/2011

Tan Dun, Mahler:  Göteborgs Symfoniker (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra), Zhang Meng (wind instruments), Fredrik Björlin, Roger Carlsson and Kenneth Franzén (percussion), Michael Weinius (tenor), Morten Frank Larsen (baritone), Kristjan Järvi (conductor), Gothenburg Concert Hall, 21.10.2011 (NS) Read more

Heritage Opera Creates an Intimate Carmen With an Irish Flavour

24/10/2011

  Bizet’s Carmen: comic opera in four acts sung in English with accompaniment by piano and string quartet. Heritage Opera, Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire: 21.10.2011 (MC) Read more

Andreas Scholl, Harry Bicket and The English Concert Perform Purcell to Perfection

24/10/2011

  Biber, Purcell, Muffat:  Andreas Scholl (countertenor), The English Concert, Harry Bicket (conductor), Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, 20.10.2011 (SSM) Read more

Clarity and Transparency in Thierry Fischer’s Reading of Beethoven’s Pastoral

23/10/2011

  Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven: Peter Wispelwey (cello), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Thierry Fischer (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 22.10.2011 (SRT) Read more

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