Carefully Chosen Programme Highlights Qualities of Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic


Lucerne Festival (5) – Prokofiev, R. Strauss, Scriabin: Munich Philharmonic, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 2.9.16. (JR)


Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic (c) Lucerne Festival

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Gatti at the Helm of the Concertgebouw


Lucerne Festival (4) – Weber, Schumann, Bruckner: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Sol Gabetta (cello) / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne, 29.8.2016. (JR)


Daniele Gatti conducrs the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (c) Priska Ketterer

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Runnicles Crowns Edinburgh Festival with Overwhelming yet Delicate Gurrelieder Finale


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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 (15) – Schoenberg, Gurrelieder: Edinburgh Festival Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor), Usher Hall, 28.8.2016. (SRT) Read more

Committed Young Singers Produce Marvellous Results


2016 Opera Fest Dala-Floda: Soloists, Jacob Moscovicz (piano). Floda Church, Dala-Floda, Gagnef, Dalecarlia. 12.8. and 14.8.2016. (GF)


Linnéa Sjösvärd singing Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiss (c) Göran Forsling

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Fine Debut at the Festival for Marin Alsop and São Paulo Symphony Orchestra


 Lucerne Festival (3) – Nobre, Grieg, Villa-Lobos, Rachmaninov: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Gabriela Montero (piano), Marin Alsop (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 26.8.2016. (JR)


Gabriela Montero (piano) & Marin Alsop (conductor) (c) Manuela Jans

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Blomstedt and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Live Up to Expectations in Bach and Bruckner


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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 (13) – Bach, Bruckner: Julian Rachin (violin), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Usher Hall, 26.8.2016. (SRT) Read more

EIF’s Così fan tutte Explores the Opera’s Darker Side in an Unsettling Sexual Manner


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Edinburgh International Festival 2016 (12) – Mozart: Così fan tutte, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Jérémie Rhorer (conductor), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 25.8.2016. (SRT) Read more

Diverse and Exciting Music – and an Excellent Breakfast – on the Fringe



Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 (4) – Music Roundup – Week 3: ROSL, Edinburgh, 25.8.2016 (SRT) Read more

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