A New Production of Falstaff Opens in Madrid

26/04/2019

Verdi, Falstaff: Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra / Daniele Rustioni (conductor), Teatro Real, Madrid, 23 & 24.4.2019. (JMI)

From Falstaff at the Teatro Real © J. del Real

Teatro Real’s Falstaff © J. del Real

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Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater Set in a Fascinating Context

26/04/2019

Holy Week at Versailles II: Sophie Junker (soprano); Eva Zaïcik (mezzo) with Serge Goubioud, Hugues Primard (tenors), Emmanuel Vistorky (baritone), La Poème Harmonique / Vincent Dumestre (conductor), Chapelle Royale, Versailles, 19.4.2019. (CC)

Vincent Dumestre © François Berthier

Vincent Dumestre © François Berthier

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Jordi Savall Makes Bach’s Matthäus-Passion a Profound Meditation

26/04/2019

Holy Week at Versailles I – Bach, Matthäus-Passion BWV 244: La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall (conductor), Chapelle Royale, Versailles 17.4.2019. (CC)

Jordi Savall © David Ignaszewski

Jordi Savall © David Ignaszewski

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Another Rewarding Evening of Schumann and Fauré with Steven Isserlis and Friends

24/04/2019

Schumann and Fauré: Veronika Eberle (violin), Arisa Fujita (violin), Amihai Grosz (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Connie Shih (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 23.4.2019. (AS)

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

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Musical Virtues of Staatsoper’s Meistersinger Hampered by Incoherent Production

24/04/2019

Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus director: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin. 21.4.2019. (MB)

Staatsoper’s Die Meistersinger (c) Bernd Uhlig

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Superb Shostakovich from the Pavel Haas Quartet at Wigmore Hall

24/04/2019

Shostakovich: Pavel Haas Quartet (Veronika Jarůšková & Marek Zwiebel [violins], Jiří Kabát [viola], Peter Jarůšek [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 22.4.2019. (CS)

Pavel Haas Quartet (c) Marco Borggreve

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Simone Young’s San Francisco Debut

22/04/2019

Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov: Louis Lortie (piano), San Francisco Symphony / Simone Young (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 19.4.2019. (HS)

Louis Lortie © Elias Photography.

Louis Lortie © Elias Photography

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The Komische Oper’s La bohème is More Memorable than Poro

22/04/2019

Puccini, La bohème and Handel, Poro: Soloists, Children’s Chorus (chorus director: Dagmar Fiebach), Chorus (chorus director: David Cavelius), and Orchestra of the Komische Oper, Berlin / Jordan de Souza and Jörg Halubeck (conductors). Komische Oper, Berlin, 19. and 20.4.2019. (MB)

Komische Oper’s La bohème (c) Iko Freese/drama-berlin.de

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