Mahler with Hampson and Vogt in Vienna is cloaked in Schoenberg

08/11/2015

Schoenberg, Mahler: Thomas Hampson, Klaus Florian Vogt, Wiener Virtuosen. Große Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, 1.11.2015. (SS) Read more

Frankfurt Stages a Splendid Revival of Korngold’s Moving Die Tote Stadt

07/11/2015

Korngold: Die Tote Stadt: Frankfurt Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Björn Huestege (conductor), Opernhaus, Frankfurt, 6.11.2015. (JMI)

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Frankfurt Opera’s Die Tote Stadt (c) Barbara Aumüller

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Sciarrino’s Carnaval: A renaissance of the Renaissance?

07/11/2015

Wien Modern (2) – Sciarrino: Joonas Ahonen (piano), Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, Klangforum Wien/Tito Ceccherini (conductor). Mozart-Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, 6.11.2015. (MB) Read more

Colourful Pot-Pourri From Bringuier and the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich

07/11/2015

 Mendelssohn, Ravel and Mahler: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Matthias Goerne (baritone), Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 5.11.15. (JR)

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Caroline Goulding and Raphaël Sévère Captivate as ‘New Generation’ Artists

07/11/2015

 Bach, Beethoven, Debussy and Bartók: Caroline Goulding (violin), Wenwen Du (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, 1.11.2015 (GN)

Borodin, Lutoslawski, Debussy, Berg and Bernstein: Raphaël Sévère (clarinet), Paul Montag (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, 25.10.2015 (GN)

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A Superb Production of a Glinka Rarity

06/11/2015

 Glinka: Ivan Susanin, Frankfurt Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Sebastian Weigle (conductor), Opernhaus, Frankfurt, 5.11.2015 (JMI)

Copyright: Barbara Aumüller

                                    Copyright: Barbara Aumüller

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Todd & Gottlieb’s Alice has Potential but Lacks Magical Touch

06/11/2015

Will Todd & Maggie Gottlieb: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Soloists and the Opera Holland Park Orchestra / Matthew Waldren (conductor). Linbury Studio Theatre, London, 5.11.2015. (JPr)

Wonderland

Fflur Wyn (Alice) and Keel Watson (Caterpillar) in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
(c) Alex Brenner

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Andras Schiff Reaches the End of Last Three Sonatas of Four Classical Composers

06/11/2015

 Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert: Sir Andras Schiff (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York, 30.10.2015, New York (SSM)

Photo Credit: Nadia F. Romanini

Photo Credit: Nadia F. Romanini

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