Venzago and the Berlin Symphony Visit London

27/05/2012

Weber, Schumann, Beethoven: Berlin Symphony Orchestra (aka Konzerthausorchester Berlin), Kit Armstrong (piano), Mario Venzago (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London 25.5.2012 (Gdn) Read more

Salome in Concert: Unstaged But Not Unbowed

26/05/2012

  R. Strauss, Salome: The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 24.5.2012 (SSM) Read more

Ashkenazy Conducts Russian Music

26/05/2012

 Prokofiev, Shostakovich: Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano), Sergey Alexashkin (bass), Philharmonia Voices & Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy (Conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 24.5.2012 (CC)  Read more

Marvellously Entertaining L’elisir d’amore at Dresden’s Semper Oper

26/05/2012

 Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore(1832): Sächsischer Staatsopernchor, Staatskapelle Dresden/Riccardo Frizza (conductor), Semper Opera House, Dresden, Germany 21.5.2012 (MC) Read more

Impressive Performance by Pavel Haas Quartet at Schloss Albrechtsberg

26/05/2012

 Pavel Haas, Smetana, Schubert: Pavel Haas Quartet (Veronika Jaruskova, 1st violin, Eva Karova, 2nd violin, Pavel Nikl, viola, Peter Jarusek, cello, Dresden Music Festival 2012, Schloss Albrechtsberg, Dresden, Germany 18.5.2012 (MC) Read more

Harrison Birtwistle ‘In Portrait’

25/05/2012

  Birtwistle: London Sinfonietta, David Atherton (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 24.2.2012 (MB) Read more

Lively Characterful Playing from NDR Symphony Orchestra

25/05/2012

  Schumann, Brahms: NDR Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor), Dresden Music Festival 2012, Semper Opera House, Dresden, Germany 17.5.2012 (MC) Read more

Bach, Death, and Antihistamines: Notes from the Dresden Music Festival 2012 (4)

25/05/2012

Bach, Sinfonias & Arias: Ian Bostridge (tenor), Steven Devine (conductor, harpsichord & organ), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Frauenkirche, Dresden, 24.5.2012 (JFL) Read more

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