Alpine Horns in the Concert Hall: Worthwhile and Well Played

24/09/2014

 Berlin Musikfest 2014 –  Georg Friedrich Haas, Anton Bruckner: Hornroh Modern Alphornquartet, SWR Sinfonieor​chester Baden-Bade​n und Freiburg/F​rançois-Xa​vier Roth (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 15.9.14 (MC)

DEU, Deutschland, Berlin, 15.09.2014, Philharmonie, Musikfest Berlin, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, Hornroh Modern Alphornquartett, Leitung: Francois-Xavier Roth, [(c) Kai Bienert, 

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Excellent Playing and Splendid Unity from Berlin’s Deutsche Oper Orchestra

24/09/2014

 Musikfest Berlin 2014 – Anton Webern, Aribert Reimann, Johannes Brahms: Laura Aiken (violin), Orchester Der Deutschen Oper Berlin / Donald Runnicles, (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 14.9.2014 (MC)

Donald Runnicles Dirigent

Donald Runnicles Dirigent

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70 Year Old Hungarian Composer-Conductor Brings Out Excellence of Berlin Philharmonic

24/09/2014

 Musikfest Berlin 2014 – Rihm, Eötvös, Brahms: Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Berliner Philharmoniker/Péter Eötvös (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 13.9.2014 (MC)

Peter Eoetvoes, Komponist und Dirigent / 05.05.2010 / Koelner Philharmonie

Peter Eoetvoes, Komponist und Dirigent / 05.05.2010 / Koelner Philharmonie

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Rossini Opera Festival (3): The Coloratura Contralto Herself

02/09/2014

  ROF(3)  Mozart, Gluck, Weber, Rossini, Cherubini, Donizetti, Prokofiev, Glinka, Ponchielli. Ewa Podleś (contralto) Filarmonica Gioacchino Rossini. Conductor, Carlo Tenan.  Music by  Teatro Rossini, Pesaro 20.08.2014 (JB)

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Rossini Opera Festival (1): The Juan Francisco Gatell Recital

02/09/2014

  Rossini Opera Festival ROF (1)Rossini, Mozart, Beethoven, Donizetti, Auber, Gounod and Zarzuela, Juan Francisco Gatell (tenor) Beatrice Benzi (piano)  Auditorium Pedrotti, Pesaro 18.08.2014 (JB)

Rossini Opera Festival: photo credit: studio amati bacciardi

Rossini Opera Festival:
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Rossini Opera Festival (4): Outwitting Wit

02/09/2014

 ROF (4) Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia.   Production by the Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino.  San Carlo Chorus of Pesaro Chorus Master, Salvatore Francavilla.  Orchestra of Teatro Comunale, Bologna Conductor Giacomo Sagripanti, Teatro Rossini, Pesaro. 20.08.2014 (JB)

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Rossini Opera Festival (2): Plagiarism Contra Provincialism

02/09/2014

ROF (2) Rossini, Aureliano in Palmira.   Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Chorus Master Andrea Faidutti; Conductor, Will Crutchfield, who is also the Research Editor of the new performing edition of the Fondazione Rossini, Teatro Rossini, Pesaro.  18.09.2014 (JB)

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Aureliano in Palmira: Lena Belkina (Arsace) with Jessica Pratt (Zenobia) Photo: ROF

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Festival Director Ends Tenure with Powerful New Work

31/08/2014

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 Edinburgh International Festival 2014 (20) – Mills, Janáček: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Thomas Trotter (organ), Ilan Volkov (conductor) Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 30.8.2014 (SRT) Read more

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