Subdued Mahler and Dignified Bruckner from Vienna Philharmonic

10/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (4) – Pärt, Mahler, and Bruckner: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 7.8.2016. (MB) Read more

Conducting Prizewinner Prior Gives Confident Performance with Camerata Salzburg

10/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (3) – Nørgard, Mozart, Sibelius, and Prokofiev: Elbenita Kajtazi (soprano), Camerata Salzburg, Alexander Prior (conductor). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 7.8.2016. (MB) Read more

Prom Focus Falls on Dutilleux in Salonen Concert

10/08/2016

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Prom 32 – Schoenberg, Dutilleux, Mahler:  David Wilson-Johnson (narrator); Joshua Albuquerque, Matthew Gillam, Lucas Pinto (trebles); Philharmonia Voices (men’s voices); Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen. Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.8.2016. (CC) Read more

Aspen (11): Gypsies, Paganini, and Saariaho Inspire Vivid Programs

09/08/2016

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Sibelius, Saariaho, Vivaldi, Tan Dun, Boccherini, Montaña, Shore, Rodrigo, Granados, Falla, Chabrier, Rachmaninoff, Lutoslawski, Brahms/Schoenberg: Soloists, Aspen Chamber Orchestra, Pacifica Quartet, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Robert Spano and Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductors). Benedict Music Tent and Harris Hall, Aspen, CO. 5-7.8.2016. (BH) Read more

2016 Salzburg Festival Celebrates 90th Birthdays of Cerha and Kurtág

09/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (2) – Cerha, Kurtág, and Webern: Natalia Zagorinskaya (soprano), Klangforum Wien / Sylvain Cambreling (conductor). Kollegienkirche, Salzburg, 6.8.2016. (MB) Read more

The Exterminating Angel Receives a Fine Salzburg Baptism

09/08/2016

Salzburger-Festspiele_Logo_1373976878376931 Salzburg Festival (1) – Adès, The Exterminating Angel:  Soloists, Salzburger Bachchor, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien / Thomas Adès (conductor), Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 5.8.2016. (MB)

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Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Aspen (10): Jackiw in Mendelssohn, Koh in Saariaho

08/08/2016

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Aspen (10) – Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, J.S. Bach, Saariaho, Chausson, Shostakovich: Soloists, Aspen Philharmonic, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Stephen Mulligan (conductor), Harris Hall, Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO. 2-4.8.2016. (BH) Read more

A Generally Satisfying Recital by Countertenor Xavier Sabata at the Peralada Festival

08/08/2016

Various composers – Xavier Sabata (countertenor): Capella Cracoviensis, Jan Tomasz Adamus (conductor and harpsichordist), Iglesias del Carmen, Peralada, 7.8.2016. (JMI)

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