Lucerne Festival (7) – Swiss Mightily Impressed by Rattle’s Gerontius

14/09/2015

Elgar, The Dream of GerontiusVienna Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms Youth Choir, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne 13.9.2014 (JR) Read more

Rattle’s Wonderful Gerontius at the Proms Lacks Dramatic Impact

12/09/2015

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Prom 75 – Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London. 11.9.2015 (JPr)

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Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
in The Dream of Gerontius (c) BBC&Chris Christodoulou

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Sterling Endeavours from SWR Sinfonieorchester and Roth in Challenging Concert

12/09/2015

Wyschnegradsky, Haas, Schoenberg: Klaus Steffes-Holländer, Matan Porat, Florian Hoelscher, Julia Vogelsänger, Akiko Okabe, Christoph Grund (pianos), SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg/François-Xavier Roth, Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin 7.9.2015 (MC)

©PHOTOPQR/LE DAUPHINE/Jean Francois SOUCHET - LA COTE SAINT ANDRE  LE 25/08/2012 - LA 19e EDITION DU FESTIVAL BERLIOZ. L ORCHESTRE "LES SIECLES"  EST DIRIGE PAR FRANCOIS-XAVIER ROTH. (MaxPPP TagID: maxpeopleworld005143.jpg) [Photo via MaxPPP]

François-Xavier Roth
©PHOTOPQR/LE DAUPHINE/Jean Francois Souchet

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Emerson Bring Together Beethoven and the Second Viennese School

12/09/2015

Beethoven, Webern, Berg, Schoenberg: Emerson Quartet, Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Berlin Musikfest 2015, Kammermusiksaal, Berlin 10.9.2015 (MC)

Emerson String Quartet (Berliner Festspiele | Musikfest Berlin 2015)

Emerson String Quartet (c) Liza Mazzucco

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Rattle’s Return Results in a Gerontius ‘Worth your Memory’

12/09/2015

Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC Proms Youth Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 8.9.2015 (GR) Read more

Deutsche Oper Berlin and Runnicles Explore the Debussy-Wagner Connection

10/09/2015

Debussy, Wagner: Klaus Florian Vogt, Evelyn Herlitzius, Seth Carico, Orchester und Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Donald Runnicles, Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin 8.9.2015 (MC)

Donald Runnicles © Bettina Stöß

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Well Integrated Playing from Benedetti, Elschenbroich and Grynyuk

09/09/2015

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  Proms Chamber Music 8 – Brahms, Arlene Sierra: Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio [Nicola Benedetti (violin), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), Alexei Grynyuk (piano)], Cadogan Hall, London, 7.9.2015. (JPr) Read more

St Petersburg Philharmonic Returns to its Former Greatness

09/09/2015

BBC Prom 70 – Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Rimsky-Korsakov: Nikolai Lugansky (piano), St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.9.15 (AS)

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Yuri Temirkanov conducts the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
c Chris Christodoulou

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