Morlot’s Debussy Will Be Sorely Missed

14/11/2018

 Debussy, Dusapin, Tchaikovsky: Viktoria Mullova (violin), Matthew Barley (cello), Seattle Symphony / Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 11.8.2018. (ZC)

Viktoria Mullova

Viktoria Mullova

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In Bach’s Cello Suites, Weilerstein Looks Anew

14/11/2018

Bach: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Bram Goldsmith Theater, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA. 9.11.2018. (LV)

Alisa Weilerstein (c) Paul Stuart

Alisa Weilerstein (c) Paul Stuart

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Fairy-Tale Magic in Pittsburgh Opera’s Hansel and Gretel

09/11/2018

Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel: Soloists, Members of the Pittsburgh Youth Chorus, Chorus and Orchestra of the Pittsburgh Opera / Anthony Walker (conductor), Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, 6.11.2018. (RP)

 The Witch (Marianne Cornett) has Hansel (Corrie Stallings) and Gretel (Ashley Fabian) in her clutches © David Bachman Photography

The Witch (Marianne Cornetti, ) Hansel (Corrie Stallings) & Gretel (Ashley Fabian)
© David Bachman

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Jurowski and the LPO in an Enterprising Celebration of the Centenary of Czechoslovakia

09/11/2018

Klein, Schulhoff, Martinů and Janáček: Borodin Quartet, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 7.11.2018. (AS)

Vladimir Jurowski (c) Drew Kelley

Vladimir Jurowski (c) Drew Kelley

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Scintillating Tchaikovsky from Xian Zhang

08/11/2018

Chang, Mozart, Tchaikovsky: Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Xian Zhang (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 2.11.2018. (GN)

Xian Zhang and the VSO © Matthew Baird

Xian Zhang and the VSO © Matthew Baird

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Three Remarkable Singers Lead the Cast of Anna Bolena

06/11/2018

Donizetti, Anna Bolena: Chorus of the Opéra National de Bordeaux, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine / Paul Daniel (conductor), Grand Théâtre, Bordeaux, 5.11.2018. (JMI)

Anna Bolena © M. Etxeverria

Anna Bolena © M. Etxeverria

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A Cellist Shines Among Alchemists in Ohio

05/11/2018

Pärt, Britten, Herbert, Dvořák, Enescu: Mark Kosower (cello), Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, Ohio. 27.10.2018. (TW)

Mark Kosower (c) Kim Bonggyun

Mark Kosower (c) Kim Bonggyun

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A Memorable New Staging of Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame

05/11/2018

Alan Menken, The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Soloists and Chorus of Gothenburg Opera, dancers, Gothenburg Opera Orchestra / Lars Kvensler (conductor), Gothenburg Opera main stage, 27.10.2018. (NS)

Esmeralda (Marsha Songcome) (c) Mats Bäcker

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