Festival Maribor (1):Hell Breaks Loose Ligeti, Bartok and Sculthorpe at Maribor Festival, Slovenia

06/09/2011

  Festival Maribor: Sculthorpe, Ligeti, Bartók: Richard Tognetti (violin), Festival Maribor Orchestra, Marko Letonja (conductor). Maribor (Slovenia), Union Hall, 02.09.2011 (LV) Read more

Proms 63 & 64: Fun at the Proms? It can happen .

05/09/2011

Prom 63 & 64: Liszt, Mahler, and ‘Audience Choice’: Dejan Lazić (piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer. Royal Albert Hall,London, 2.9.11. (JPr) Read more

Wu Wows Olympic Festival Audience with Dazzling Debut

04/09/2011

Ravel, Rachmaninoff and Mozart: Di Wu and Julio Elizalde (pianos), Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA, 3.9.2010 (BJ) Read more

Kaleidoscopic Ravel at Edinburgh played by an “orchestra of virtuosi”

04/09/2011

  Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (16) – Ravel: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Nott (conductor),  Usher Hall, 3.9.2011 (SRT) Read more

Prom 60 – Professional sounding Mozart-Bruckner Concert lacks excitement

03/09/2011

  Prom 60. Mozart, Bruckner, David Fray (piano), Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.9.2011 (GD) Read more

Feldman Classic Caps Second Night in Ostrava

02/09/2011

  Ostrava Days 2011 (2): Matuszewski, Muntag, Smolka, Feldman: Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiri Kral (tuba), Karel Sin (tuba), Joseph Kubera (piano), Petr Kotik (conductor), Johannes Kalitzke (conductor), Ondrej Vrabec (conductor), Philharmonic Hall, Ostrava, Czech Republic. 31.8.2011 (GG) Read more

Marathon Czech Concert Revives Weary Visiting Critic

02/09/2011

  Ostrava Days 2011 (1): Wolff, Tone, Park, Bakla, Mumma, Jeney, Xenakis, Ferneyhough, Ames, Boulez, Ashley, Cardew, Feldman: Ostravská Banda, Ostrava Days Ensemble, Rhodri Davies (harp), Daan Vandewalle (piano), Conrad Harris (violin), Katalin Károlyi (mezzo-soprano), John Eckhardt (bass), Arne Deforce (cello), Hana Kotková (violin), Fabrizio Rosso (electronics), Roberto Mucchuit (electronics), Thomas Buckner (baritone), Petr Kotik (conductor), Ondrej Vrabec (conductor), John Tilbury (coordinator), Philharmonic Hall, Ostrava, Czech Republic. 30.8.2011 (GG) Read more

Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 18 ) – Shostakovich Quartet Cycle

01/09/2011

 Shostakovich: Mandelring Quartett, Grand Concert Hall, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 18. & 19.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

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