More Thought-Provoking Music-Making at BERGfrühling

13/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [3] – Haydn, Berg, and Brahms: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 11.5.2018. (MB) Read more

Bach’s Spirituality Experienced from Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Monteverdi Choir

13/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [1] – J.S. Bach: English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Frauenkirche, Dresden, Germany 11.5.2018. (MC)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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The Inaugural BERGfrühling Opens with Wonderful Performances in a Wonderful Location

11/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [1] – Schubert, Weber, Berg: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 10.5.2018. (MB) Read more

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

NEW! The Three Choirs Festival 2018: A Preview

23/03/2018

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The Three Choirs Festival in 2018

The Three Choirs Festival, which was first held in 1715, is probably the oldest music festival in the world. The Festival is held in turn in one of the three cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester. This year the Festival takes place between 28 July and 4 August and, by rotation, it will be hosted by the cathedral and city of Hereford. All the performances mentioned in this preview will take place in Hereford Cathedral unless otherwise stated. Read more

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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Kamara.hu 3: Chamber Music in the Liszt Academy’s Grand Hall

30/11/2017

Kamara.hu 2017 Chamber Music Festival [2] – Debussy, Chopin, Janáček, Schubert: Grand Hall, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest. 18.11.2017. (SS)

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Dénes Várjon and Izabella Simon (c) Liszt Academy/Zoltán Tuba

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