Dialogueless Fidelio Lacks Clarity Despite Good Individual Performances

20/08/2015

Salzburg Festival (5) – Beethoven, Fidelio: Soloists, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, 13.8.2015 (MB)

Salzburger Festspiele 2015/Ludwig van Beethoven/Fidelio/Premiere am 04.08.2015/Musikalische Leitung:Franz Welser-Möst/Inszenierung:Claus Guth/Bühne und Kostüme:Christian Schmidt//Jonas Kaufmann:Florestan Copyright:Monika Rittershaus

Salzburger Festspiele 2015 Jonas Kaufmann as Florestan
Copyright:Monika Rittershaus

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Herbert von Karajan Remembered at the Salzburg Festival

19/08/2015

 Salzburg Festival (7) – Tchaikovsky and Brahms: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 15.8.2015 (MB)

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Boulez’s Répons at the Salzburg Festival: An Unforgettable Experience

19/08/2015

  Salzburg Festival (8) – Boulez: Ensemble Intercontemporain, Andrew Gerzso/Gilbert Nouno (IRCAM electronic realisation), Matthias Pintscher (conductor). Lehrbauhof, Salzburg, 15.8.2015 (MB) Read more

Outstanding Beethoven and Schoenberg from Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

19/08/2015

  Salzburg Festival (6) – Beethoven and Schoenberg: Guy Braunstein (violin), Kian Soltani (cello), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (piano, conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 14.8.2015 (MB) Read more

Revelatory Performances from Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

14/08/2015

 Salzburg Festival (4) – Debussy, Boulez, and Tchaikovsky: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, 12.8.2015 (MB) Read more

Thoughtfully Conceived Journeys in Song from Christiane Karg and Malcolm Martineau

14/08/2015

 Salzburg Festival (3) – Wolf, Montsalvatge, Duparc, Ravel, Hahn, Koechlin, Poulenc, and Barber: Christiane Karg (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Mozarteum, Salzburg, 11.8.2015 (MB) Read more

A Magnificent Evening at Salzburg with Rihm’s Die Eroberung von Mexico

11/08/2015

 Salzburg Festival (2) – Rihm, Die Eroberung von Mexico: Soloists, Mixed Choir (on tape), Movement Choir, ORF Symphony Orchestra, Vienna, Ingo Metzmacher (conductor), Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, 10.8.2015 (MB)

Salzburger Festspiele 2015/Wolfgang Rihm/Die Eroberung von Mexico/Premiere am 26.07.2015/Musikalische Leitung:Ingo Metzmacher/Inszenierung:Peter Konwitschny/Bühne und Kostüme:Johannes Leiacker//Bo Skovhus:Cortez, Angela Denoke:Montezuma und Ensemble Copyright:Monika Rittershaus

Salzburger Festspiele 2015/Wolfgang Rihm/Die Eroberung von Mexico/Premiere am Copyright:Monika Rittershaus

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Pollini’s Profoundly Satisfying Beethoven and Schoenberg

10/08/2015

 Salzburg Festival (1) – Beethoven and Schoenberg: Maurizio Pollini (piano). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 9.8.2015 (MB) Read more

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