Munich Opera Festival: Garanča’s Liederabend

05/08/2012

R.Schumann, A. Berg, R.Strauss: Elīna Garanča (mezzo), Roger Vignoles, National Theater, Munich, 25.7.2012 (JMI) Read more

Proms 27: Fine Bruckner from Scotland at The Proms

05/08/2012

 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 3.8.2012 (CC) Read more

Aspen X: Percussion Detonates a Memorable Week

04/08/2012

 Aspen Music Festival X: American String Quartet wows with Beethoven Op. 130; a Weilerstein family recital emphasizes the “chamber” in chamber music; McDuffie and Spano make Brahms sing; and the Percussion Ensemble rattles the walls of Harris Hall. 3.8.2012 (HS) Read more

Trumpeter Cassone Dazzles with his Virtuosity

03/08/2012

 Haydn, Gluck, Hummel: Gabriele Cassone (keyed trumpet), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra / Paul Dyer (conductor), City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, 25.7.12. (ZT) Read more

Tumultuous, Technicolour Turangalîla in Birmingham

02/08/2012

 Varèse, Muhly, Messiaen: Joanna MacGregor (piano), Cynthia Miller (ondes martenot), National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Vasily Petrenko (conductor). Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 1.8.2012 (JQ) Read more

Beethoven and Liszt: a Curate’s Egg.

02/08/2012

 Beethoven, Liszt: Maciej Pikulski (piano), Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, 1.8.2012 (JSM) Read more

MM 1:Mostly Mozart Festival Opens with…Mozart

02/08/2012

 MM 1: Mostly Mozart Opening Night. Nelson Freire (piano), Lawrence Brownlee, (tenor), Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Louis Langrée (conductor), Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 31.7.2012 (SSM) Read more

Superb Baroque Entertainment and Education at Vattnäs

02/08/2012

  Barock’n Roll. Maria Forsström (contralto), Magnus Karlberg (counter tenor), Louise Agnani (baroque cello), Janniz Jönsson (harpsichord). Vattnäs Concert Barn, Vattnäs, Dalecarlia, Sweden. 25.7.2012 (GF) Read more

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