James Conlon’s La Bohème in Rome

24/06/2011

Puccini: La Bohème, Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera, Rome, 21.6.2011 (JB) Read more

Violinist Tetzlaff impresses at Philharmonia’s Bartók and Kodaly concert

24/06/2011

Kodaly and Bartók: Christian Tetzlaff (solo violin), Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London, 23.6.2011 (CG) Read more

Haitink works his magic on Ravel and Mendelssohn

24/06/2011

Ravel and Mendelssohn: Sarah-Jane Brandon (soprano), Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano), Sir Thomas Allen (narrator), Eltham College Boys’ Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 23.6.2011 (MB) Read more

It’s About Time: Old Beethoven, New Sebastian Currier and Overdue Bruckner

24/06/2011

Beethoven, Sebastian Currier, Bruckner: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Alan Gilbert (conductor), New York Philharmonic, Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, 4.6.2011 (BH)

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The “Resurrection” Ends an Era:Music Director Gerard Schwarz Steps Down after 26 Years.

23/06/2011

Mahler, Schubert, and Glass: Gerard Schwarz (conductor), Angela Meade (soprano), Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Seattle Symphony, Seattle Symphony Chorale, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 16-18.6.2011 (BJ) Read more

6,183 New Voices Added to the Chorus:Works for Organ and Chorus

22/06/2011

Pipes and Voices: Works for Organ and Chorus: Soloists, Voices of Ascension, Mark Kruczek (organ), Dennis Keene (Artistic Director and Conductor), The Church of the Ascension, New York City, 8.6.2011 (BH) Read more

Yuja Wang’s Bartók frustrates and exhilarates San Francisco by turns

22/06/2011

Bartók, Tchaikovsky: Yuja Wang (piano), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 18.6.2011 (HS) Read more

Three Pianists tackle three early Mozart Concertos

21/06/2011

Mozart Unwrapped The Early Piano Concertos: Florian Mitrea (piano); Andrejs Osokins (piano); Soojung Park (piano); Daimon Quartet (Kristine Balanas – violin; Marta Pawlowska – violin; Mihai Cocea – viola; Antonio Novais – cello), Royal Academy of Music at King’s Place, 18.6.2011. (KC) Read more

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