Beautiful Tones and Towering Drama as Mozart meets Tchaikovsky

21/09/2011

  Rehnqvist, Mozart and Tchaikovsky: Göteborgs Symfoniker (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra), Martin Fröst (clarinet), Gustavo Dudamel (conductor), Gothenburg Concert Hall, 15.09.2011 (NS) Read more

An enterprising if variable programme of ‘Music for People’

20/09/2011

‘Music for People’ at the Purcell Room:   Endymion, EXAUDI, Simon Wall (tenor), James Weeks (conductor), Purcell Room, London, 18.09.2011 (CG) Read more

Thielemann and Dresden Staatskapelle triumph in Berlin

20/09/2011

  Musikfest Berlin 2011 – Busoni, Pfitzner, Brahms: Dresden Staatskapelle / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Tzimon Barto (piano), Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.9.2011. (MC) Read more

Lammermuir Festival’s Stunning Revival of Philip Glass’s 1,000 Airplanes on the Roof

19/09/2011

 Philip Glass, 1,000 Airplanes on the Roof: David McKay (actor), Judith Howarth (soprano), Red Note Ensemble, Jessica Cottis (conductor), James Brining (director), in association with the National Theatre of Scotland. Concorde Hangar, National Museum of Flight, East Fortune (Scotland). 18.09.2011 (LV)

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Vital and Energetic Performance of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

19/09/2011

  Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Mark Morris Dance Group, Philharmonia Baroque, Mark Morris (conductor), Stephanie Blythe (mezzo soprano), Philip Cutlip (baritone). Presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, Calif. 17.9.2011 (HS)
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Olympian performance of Mahler in Berlin from Pittsburgh orchestra

19/09/2011

 Musikfest Berlin 2011 (2) Wagner; Rihm and Mahler: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Manfred Honeck,(conductor), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.9.2011. (MC)

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A Frenchman in Seattle Portrays an American in Paris

19/09/2011

  Beethoven, Gulda, Gershwin, and Ravel: Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Joshua Roman (cello), Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall,Seattle, 17.9.2011 (BJ) Read more

Stimulating and fascinating music at the musikfest berlin 2011

19/09/2011

  Pfitzner, Kaminski, Rihm, R Strauss: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Andris Nelsons, Andreas Buschatz (violin); Amihai Grosz (viola); Ludwig Quandt (cello), Gábor Tarkövi (trumpet); Jan Schlichte (percussion).Philharmonie,Berlin, 10.9.2011 (MC) Read more

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