Igor Yuzefovich Offers a Searching Performance of Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto

05/05/2019

Stravinsky, Shostakovich: Igor Yuzefovich (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 3.5.2019. (CS)

Igor Yuzefovich

Igor Yuzefovich

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Avalanche: A Love Story: Maxine Peake Excels at the Barbican Theatre

03/05/2019

Julia Leigh, Avalanche: A Love Story: Barbican Theatre, Barbican Centre, London, 1.5.2019. (CS)

Maxine Peake ©The Other Richard

Maxine Peake © The Other Richard

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Bronx Opera Transplants The Mikado From Titipu to the White House

01/05/2019

 2019 New York Opera Fest [1] – Gilbert and Sullivan, The Mikado: Soloists, The Bronx Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Michael Spierman (conductor), The Bronx Opera, Lovinger Theatre, Lehman College, The Bronx, New York, 28.4.2019. (RP)

Wil Kellerman (The Mikado), Seán Kroll (Ko-Ko), Michael Blake O’Hearn (Pooh-Bah), Jackie M. Hayes (Pitti-Sing) © The Bronx Opera

Wil Kellerman (The Mikado), Seán Kroll (Ko-Ko), Michael Blake O’Hearn (Pooh-Bah), Jackie M. Hayes (Pitti-Sing) © The Bronx Opera

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Louise Farrenc’s Third Symphony Given a Life-Enhancing Performance in Oxford

01/05/2019

Beethoven, Farrenc: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Marios Papadopoulos (conductor), Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 30.4.2019. (CC)

Marios Papadopoulos (c) Brendon Fraser

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The Turk in Italy: A Clash of Cultures at Zurich Opera

29/04/2019

Rossini, Il Turco in Italia: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Enrique Mazzola (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 28.4.2019. (JR)

Donna Fiorilla (Julie Fuchs), Selim (Nahuel Di Pierro), Don Narciso (Edgardo Rocha),
Don Geronio (Renato Girolami): © Hans Jörg Michel

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A MacMillan Piano Concerto Makes Its Cleveland Debut

29/04/2019

Higdon, MacMillan, Debussy, Scriabin: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Cleveland Orchestra / Stéphane Denève (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 25.4.2019. (MSJ)

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

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In San Francisco, a Barber Symphony Wins the Evening’s Prize

26/04/2019

Wagner, Beethoven, Mozart, Barber: Hélène Grimaud (piano), San Francisco Symphony / James Gaffigan (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 25.4.2019. (HS)

Hélène Grimaud (c) Mat Hennek

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A Magical Evening of ‘Spanish’ Ravel from François-Xavier Roth and the LSO

26/04/2019

Ravel: Isabelle Druet (Conception), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Torquemade), Thomas Dolié (Ramiro), Edgaras Montvidas (Gonzalves), Nicolas Cavallier (Gomez), London Symphony Orchestra / François-Xavier Roth (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 25.4.2019. (AS)

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