The Bamberg Symphony Brings Its Teutonic Tradition to Los Angeles

06/03/2017

Mozart, Bruch, Beethoven: Ray Chen (violin), Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach (conductor), Royce Hall, UCLA. Los Angeles, 17.2.2017. (DD) Read more

OperaHerts’ Tosca Brings ‘Opera on the Grandest Scale’ to Clarendon Muse

05/03/2017

Puccini, Tosca: Soloists, OperaHerts Chorus, Choirs of Watford Grammar School for Boys and James Rich (percussion) were directed from the piano by Phillip Thomas. Clarendon Muse, Watford, Hertfordshire. 4.3.2017. (JPr)  Read more

Pablo Heras-Casado and the Philharmonia in a Stupendous Performance of The Firebird

05/03/2017

Ravel, Falla, Stravinsky:  Javier Perianes (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra/Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 2.3.2017. (RB) Read more

Kirill Gerstein and Garrick Ohlsson Revel in Different Approaches to Brahms’ Concertos

05/03/2017

Brahms, Schoenberg: Kirill Gerstein (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra/Lahav Shani (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 18.2.2016. (GN)

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Kirill Gerstein and Lahav Shani at the piano © Matthew Baird

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A Rarity Comes Before the Devilish and the Divine

03/03/2017

Saint-Saëns, Prokofiev, Sibelius: Nikita Mndoyants (piano), Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio, 25.2.2017. (TW) Read more

Relaxed Intensity in a Wide-Ranging Concert by the Carducci Quartet

03/03/2017

Haydn, Shostakovich, Webern, Beethoven: Carducci String Quartet (Matthew Denton & Michelle Fleming [violins], Eoin Schmidt-Martin [viola], Emma Denton [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 1.3.2017. (CS) Read more

Tilson Thomas Goes to ‘Nothingtown’ (and More Exciting Places)

03/03/2017

Gnesin, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky: Gautier Capuçon (cello), San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 1.3.2017. (HS) Read more

Renowned Vocal Group Returns, Celebrating an Estonian Master

03/03/2017

Arvo Pärt: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Kaspars Putniņš (artistic director and chief conductor), K. Scott Warren (organ), Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, New York City. 1.2.2017. (BH)

Estonian Choir St. Ignatius (smaller)

Kaspars Putniņš conducts the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
at the Church of. St. Ignatius Loyola (c) St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary

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