Opening Concert in Cardiff’s International Season

17/10/2018

Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Glinka: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Alondra de la Parra (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 16.10.2018. (PCG)

Benjamin Grosvenor (c) Patrick Allen/Opera Omnia

Benjamin Grosvenor (c) Patrick Allen/Opera Omnia

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Rewarding Chamber Music by Charlotte Bray in Excellent Performances

17/10/2018

Bray and Meyer: Mariani Piano Quartet (Philipp Bohnen (violin), Barbara Buntrock (viola), Isang Enders (cello), Gerhard Vielhaber (piano)), Huw Watkins (piano). Purcell Room, London, 16.10.2018. (MB)

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A Quartet Explores What It Means to Be Resilient

17/10/2018

Prokofiev, Golijov, Mendelssohn: Calidore String Quartet, SubCulture, New York City. 11.10.2018. (BH)

Calidore String Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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Elegance, Eloquence and Coherent Narratives from Kissin

17/10/2018

 Chopin, Schumann, Rachmaninoff: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 14.10.2018. (HS)

Evgeny Kissin © Shiela Rock

Evgeny Kissin © Shiela Rock

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Mozart—Familiar and Rare—Heard Anew from Baroque Masters

17/10/2018

Mozart, Haydn: Susanna Perry Gilmore (violin), Debra Nagy (oboe), Stephanie Corwin (bassoon), Ezra Seltzer (cello), Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), First United Methodist Church, Akron, Ohio, 13.10.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Pittsburgh Opera’s Charming, Traditional Madama Butterfly Delights Even with an Ailing Pinkerton

17/10/2018

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Pittsburgh Opera / Anthony Walker (conductor), Pittsburgh Opera, Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, 12.10.2018. (RP)

Dina Kuznetsova (Cio-Cio San) and Laurel Semerdjian (Suzuki) in Pittsburgh Opera’s Madama Butterfly © David Bachman Photography

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Reconsidering Kissin

17/10/2018

Chopin, Schumann, Rachmaninoff: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 9.10. 2018. (GN)

Evgeny Kissin © Shiela Rock

Evgeny Kissin © Shiela Rock

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Paavo Järvi Prepares Tonhalle Orchestra For Asia Tour

15/10/2018

Debussy, Rachmaninov, Brahms: Khatia Buniatishvili (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich.12.10.2018. (JR)

Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas

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