Salzburg’s Highly Successful Production of The Queen of Spades

29/08/2018

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Salzburg Festival [5] – Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades: Soloists, Salzburg Festival and Theatre Children’s Choir (chorus master: Wolfgang Götz), Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberfer), Angelika Prokopp Summer Academy (stage music), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 25.8.2018. (MB)

Salzburger Festspiele (c) Monika Rittershaus

Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades(c) Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus

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Marin Alsop Leads a Fine Centenary Tribute to Her Mentor, Leonard Bernstein

29/08/2018

PROM 60 – Bernstein, Shostakovich: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet (piano), Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.8.2018. (CS)

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (c) BBC/Chris hristodoulou

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (c) BBC/Chris hristodoulou

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Chailly Slick and Smooth in Bruckner 7

27/08/2018

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Lucerne Festival [1] – Wagner, Bruckner: Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne, 25.8.2018. (JR)

Riccardo Chailly

Riccardo Chailly

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The UK Premiere of Per Nørgård’s Third Symphony is an Unforgettable Experience.

22/08/2018

BBC PROM 51 – Wagner, R. Strauss, Nørgård: Malin Byström (soprano), London Voices; National Youth Chamber Choir of Great Britain, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 20.8.2018. (CC)

Thomas Dausgaard (c) Thomas Grøndahl

Thomas Dausgaard (c) Thomas Grøndahl

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A House of the Dead Inspires an Eerie Program

20/08/2018

Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Bach, Britten, Caplet: Bridget Kibbey (harp), Chad Hoopes (violin), Grace Park (violin), Matthew Lipman (viola), Mihai Marica (cello), Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn. 7.8.2018. (DS)

Grace Park and Chad Hoopes (violins), Matthew Lipman (viola), Mihai Marica (cello) and Bridget Kibbey (harp); (c) Steven Pisano.

Grace Park and Chad Hoopes (violins), Matthew Lipman (viola), Mihai Marica (cello)
and Bridget Kibbey (harp) (c) Steven Pisano.

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Sir Simon Rattle’s Masterful Ravel at the Proms

20/08/2018

BBC PROM 48 – Ravel: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.8.2018. (AS)

Magdalena Kožená as Child (featured centre) (c) BBC/Chris Chistodoulou

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The EUYO Brings a Wonderful Sense of Diversity Amongst Unity to the Proms

20/08/2018

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BBC PROM 49 – Zubel, Chopin, Tchaikovsky: Seong-Jin Cho (piano), European Union Youth Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.8.2018. (CC)

Seong-Jin Cho (piano) with the European Union Youth Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Seong-Jin Cho (piano), European Union Youth Orchestra & Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Blossom Music Festival (7): Timeless Suites Show a Cellist’s Growth as an Artist

15/08/2018

Blossom Music Festival [7] – Bach: Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 12.8.2018. (MSJ)

Yo-Yo Ma at the Blossom Music Festival (c) Roger Mastroianni

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