Sterling Endeavours from SWR Sinfonieorchester and Roth in Challenging Concert

12/09/2015

Wyschnegradsky, Haas, Schoenberg: Klaus Steffes-Holländer, Matan Porat, Florian Hoelscher, Julia Vogelsänger, Akiko Okabe, Christoph Grund (pianos), SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg/François-Xavier Roth, Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin 7.9.2015 (MC)

©PHOTOPQR/LE DAUPHINE/Jean Francois SOUCHET - LA COTE SAINT ANDRE  LE 25/08/2012 - LA 19e EDITION DU FESTIVAL BERLIOZ. L ORCHESTRE "LES SIECLES"  EST DIRIGE PAR FRANCOIS-XAVIER ROTH. (MaxPPP TagID: maxpeopleworld005143.jpg) [Photo via MaxPPP]

François-Xavier Roth
©PHOTOPQR/LE DAUPHINE/Jean Francois Souchet

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Emerson Bring Together Beethoven and the Second Viennese School

12/09/2015

Beethoven, Webern, Berg, Schoenberg: Emerson Quartet, Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Berlin Musikfest 2015, Kammermusiksaal, Berlin 10.9.2015 (MC)

Emerson String Quartet (Berliner Festspiele | Musikfest Berlin 2015)

Emerson String Quartet (c) Liza Mazzucco

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Rattle’s Return Results in a Gerontius ‘Worth your Memory’

12/09/2015

Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 8.9.2015 (GR) Read more

Deutsche Oper Berlin and Runnicles Explore the Debussy-Wagner Connection

10/09/2015

Debussy, Wagner: Klaus Florian Vogt, Evelyn Herlitzius, Seth Carico, Orchester und Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Donald Runnicles, Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin 8.9.2015 (MC)

Donald Runnicles © Bettina Stöß

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Well Integrated Playing from Benedetti, Elschenbroich and Grynyuk

09/09/2015

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  Proms Chamber Music 8 – Brahms, Arlene Sierra: Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio [Nicola Benedetti (violin), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Alexei Grynyuk (piano)], Cadogan Hall, London, 7.9.2015. (JPr) Read more

St Petersburg Philharmonic Returns to its Former Greatness

09/09/2015

BBC Prom 70 – Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Rimsky-Korsakov: Nikolai Lugansky (piano), St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.9.15 (AS)

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Yuri Temirkanov conducts the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
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Mahler’s Seventh Proves a Tough Nut to Crack

07/09/2015

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Iván Fischer c Marco Borggreve

 Dalbavie, Mahler: Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor), Konzerthausorchester Berlin/Iván Fischer (conductor), Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin, 6.9.2015. (MC) Read more

Stage and Screen Come to the Proms in a Bernstein Bonanza

07/09/2015

BBC Prom 67 – Bernstein, Stage and Screen: with singers including Louise Dearman (vocalist), Lucy Schaufer (mezzo-soprano), Scarlett Strallen (vocalist) and  Julian Ovenden (vocalist), Maida Vale Singers, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor),  Royal Albert Hall, London, 5.9.2015. (JPr)

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Bernstein’s ‘Make Our Garden Grow’ at the BBC Proms: Bernstein – Stage and Screen L-R: Matthew Seadon-Young, Louise Dearman, Mark Meadows, Scarlett Strallen, Julian Ovenden, Lucy Schaufer, Patrick Smyth c BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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