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

Lucerne Festival (6): Thielemann and the Dresdners Made for Each Other

09/09/2015

 Lucerne Festival, Beethoven, Bruckner:  Dresdner Staatskapelle,  Yefim Bronfman (piano), Christian Thielemann (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL)  8.9.2015 (JR) Read more

Lucerne Festival (5) Berliners and Rattle in Challenging Programme

03/09/2015

   Lucerne Festival  Britten, Shostakovich: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), Sir Simon Rattle (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL)  1.9.2015 (JR) Read more

Lucerne Festival (4): Boston Symphony and Nelsons in Awesome Shostakovich

02/09/2015

 Lucerne Festival, Richard Strauss, Shostakovich: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Yo Yo Ma (cello), Steven Ansell (viola), Andris Nelsons (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL)  31.8.2015 (JR) Read more

Lucerne Festival (3): Concertgebouw and Harding Fail to Convince in Bruckner’s Tricky Fifth

28/08/2015

 Lucerne Festival   Mozart, Bruckner    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Kristian Bezuidenhout (piano), Daniel Harding (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL)  27.8.2015 (JR) Read more

Lucerne Festival (2): Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra in Bruckner’s glorious Eighth

25/08/2015

Lucerne Festival, Bruckner: Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, Herbert  Blomstedt (conductor)  Kultur- und Kongresszentrum  Lucerne (KKL)  23.8.2015 (JR)

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Lucerne Festival (1): Nelsons Meets High Expectations in Mahler 5

23/08/2015

Lucerne Festival: Haydn, Mahler: The Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL)  20.8.2015 (JR) Read more

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