St John Passion of Highest Quality at International Bach Festival

11/05/2018

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J.S. Bach: Chorus and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach-Stiftung/Rudolf Lutz (conductor), Julia Doyle (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Daniel Johannsen (tenor – Evangelist), Peter Harvey (bass – Jesus), Johannes Kaleschke (tenor – arias), Matthias Helm (bass – Pilatus), Stadtkirche St. Johann, Schaffhausen 10.5.2018 (JR) Read more

SHIFTing Gears, The National Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Dmitri Hvorostovsky

20/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Stravinsky, Balakirev, Rachmaninoff: Madison Leonard (soprano), Rexford Tester (tenor), Andrew Bogard (bass), National Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, 14.4.2018. (RP)

Rexford Tester, Gianandrea Noseda & NSO
© Scott Suchman

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SHIFT – To Change Place, Position, Direction or Surprise

18/04/2018

SHIFT Festival – Lutosławski, Penderecki: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Erin Wall (soprano), Renée Tatum (mezzo-soprano), Alyssa Martin (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Cooley (tenor), Liudas Mikalauskas (bass-baritone), Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbański (conductor), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., 13.4.2018. (RP)

 The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival © Tony Hitchcock

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 SHIFT Festival
© Tony Hitchcock

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A Bernstein Celebration Enriches the 2018 VSO Spring Festival

09/04/2018

Bernstein, Mahler, R. Strauss: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor). (GN)

 Leonard Bernstein and Bramwell Tovey in 1986 © Susie Maeder (London)


Leonard Bernstein and Bramwell Tovey in 1986 © Susie Maeder (London)

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A New Music Festival Distinguished by Its Premieres and Soloists

30/01/2018

The 2018 Vancouver Symphony New Music Festival (GN)

Conductors Alexander Weimann and Bramwell Tovey at the piano © Jan Gates

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An Evocative Score for Mikael Karlsson’s The Echo Drift

23/01/2018

Karlsson, The Echo Drift: Blythe Gaissert and John Kelly (singers), Aaron Likness (pianist), International Contemporary Ensemble / Nicholas DeMaison (conductor), Mallory Catlett (director), Elle Kunnos de Voss and Kathryn Walat (libretto), Elle Kunnos de Voss (environment designer), Simon Harding (projection designer). PROTOTYPE Festival. Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York. 13.1.2018 (DS)

Blythe Gaissert in The Echo Drift (c) Maria Baranova

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