Petrenko Proves to be Ideally Suited to Take Charge of the Berlin Philharmonic

18/09/2016

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Musikfest Berlin 2016 [7]Ligeti, Bartók, Richard Strauss: Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Bayerisches Staastsorchester/Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 14.9.2016. (MC)

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Kirill Petrenko © Wilfried Hoesl

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Young Singers Perform an Immensely Creative Barber of Seville

18/09/2016

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Rossini 2016 Festival – The Barber of Seville:  Rossini 2016 Festival Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus, Gaetano Lo Coco (Conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 12.9.2016. (RB) Read more

Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar Thrill and Captivate with Messiaen

15/09/2016

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Musikfest Berlin 2016 [6] Villa-Lobos, Messiaen: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Cynthia Millar (ondes martenot), Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar/Gustavo Dudamel (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 13.9.16. (MC)

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Gustavo Dudamel (c) Gerardo Gomez

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Neuwirth’s Percussion Concerto Focuses on Visual Theatrics and Sonic Investigation

15/09/2016

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Musikfest Berlin 2016 [4]Ligeti. Neuwirth, Dvořák: Robyn Schulkowsky (percussion), Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.9.2016. (MC)

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Jakub Hrůša (c) Prague Philharmonia

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A Vibrant Sound of Glowing Intensity from Young German Musicians

14/09/2016

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Musikfest Berlin 2016 [3]Matineekonzert.  Varèse, Ligeti, Beethoven: Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Junge Deutsche Philharmonie/Jonathan Nott (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 11.9.2016. (MC)

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Impressive Varèse, Invigorating Berlioz from Berlin Philharmonic

11/09/2016

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Musikfest Berlin 2016 [2} – Debussy, Varèse. Berlioz: Berliner Philharmoniker / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 9.9.2016. (MC)

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Magnificent Bruckner Seven from Fischer and Konzerhausorchester Berlin

11/09/2016

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Musikfest Berlin 2016 [1] Henze, BrucknerJulia Fischer (violin), Konzerthausorchester Berlin/Iván Fischer (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin. 8.9.2016. (MC)

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Iván Fischer (c) Marco Borggreve

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Bavarian State Orchestra under Kirill Petrenko Cannot Change my Perception

10/09/2016

Lucerne Festival (6) – Wagner, R. Strauss: Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Diana Damrau (soprano) / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 7.9.16. (JR) Read more

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