Sir David McVicar’s Monumental New Wozzeck

14/11/2015

Berg, Wozzeck: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 1.11.2015. (JLZ)

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Gerhard Siegel and Tomasz Konieczny in Wozzeck at Chicago Lyric Opera (Photo: Cory Weaver)

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Anne Schwanewilms’ Glorious Singing Outshines Poorly Focused Conducting

14/11/2015

Beethoven, R. Strauss: Anne Schwanewilms (soprano); London Symphony Orchestra/Nikolaj Znaider (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 12.11.2015. (CC) Read more

Schwab’s Don Giovanni Reappears on the Berlin Stage, Marred by Some Fundamental Problems

14/11/2015

Mozart: Don Giovanni: Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra and Chorus, Daniel Cohen (conductor), Deutsche Oper Berlin, 12.11.2015. (JMI)

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Don Giovanni (c) Bettina Stöss

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Sasha Waltz’s Dance Triple Bill Enthuses Audience

13/11/2015

  Debussy, Berlioz, Stravinsky , Sacre:  Sasha Waltz & Guests, Sadler’s Wells, London 11.11.2015 (J.O’D)

Sasha Waltz & Guests Scène d'Amour Emanuela Montanari, Antonino Sutera

Sasha Waltz & Guests
Scène d’Amour
Emanuela Montanari, Antonino Sutera

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Tetzlaff and Ticciati Do Lindberg’s Violin Concerto Full Justice

13/11/2015

  Fauré, Lindberg, Ravel, Debussy; Christian Tetzlaff (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor), Royal Festival Hal, London, 11.11.2015. (GD) Read more

Dynamic Donohoe Tackles Demanding Rachmaninov with Relish

13/11/2015

 Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Peter Donohoe (piano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra, Xian Zhang (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 12.11.2015 (PCG) Read more

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Presents Yet Another Superb Quartet

13/11/2015

 Haydn, Shostakovich, and Beethoven: Michelangelo String Quartet, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 12.11.2015 (BJ) Read more

A Typically Stimulating Exploration of Contemporary Repertoire by the Arditti Quartet

13/11/2015

  Wien Modern (3) – Zorn, Lim, Tonia, Parades, Kessler: Arditti Quartet [Irvine Arditti and Ashot Sarkissjan (violins), Ralf Ehlers (viola), Lucas Fels (cello)]. Mozart-Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, 12.11.2015 (MB) Read more

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