The Angel’s Share Presents Gregg Kallor’s Gothic Thrillers in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery

12/10/2018

* Gregg Kallor: Soloists, Joshua Roman (cello), Gregg Kallor (conductor & pianist), The Angel’s Share, The Catacombs, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, 10.10.2018. (RP)

Joshua Jeremiah in Sketches from Frankenstein © Kevin Condon

Joshua Jeremiah in Sketches from Frankenstein © Kevin Condon

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Floored by Knockout Tristessa

12/10/2018

Jonas S. Bohlin, Tristessa: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Stockholm Opera / Fredrik Burstedt (conductor), Royal Opera House, Stockholm, 6.10. 2018. (GF)

Joel Annmo (Evelyn); Kerstin Avemo (Leila/Lilith)
© Sören Vilks

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Start of a Golden Age for Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

12/10/2018

Liszt, Mahler: Zee Zee (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 11.10.2018. (JR)

Paavo Järvi ©Kaupo Kikkas

Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas

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Beginnings and Endings: the Orion Orchestra at Cadogan Hall

11/10/2018

Alpha & Omega – Shostakovich: Orion Orchestra / Toby Purser (conductor), Cadogan Hall, 9.10.2018. (CS)

Shostakovich's First Symphony, 1935 (oil on canvas), Pavel Nikolaevich Filonov, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow/Bridgeman Images

Shostakovich’s First Symphony, 1935 (oil on canvas)
Pavel Nikolaevich Filonov, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Bridgeman Images

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Andris Nelsons’ Mahler Again Disappoints

10/10/2018

Dzenītis, Tchaikovsky, and Mahler: Kristine Opolais (soprano), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 9.10.2018. (MB)

Kristine Opolais (c) Tatyana Vlasova

Kristine Opolais (c) Tatyana Vlasova

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A Wide-Ranging Programme of French Baroque Music, Expertly Performed

10/10/2018

Rebel, Rameau, Clérambault, Destouches, de Lalande, Montéclair: Sandrine Piau (soprano), Sebastian Wienand (harpsichord), Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Plamena Nikitassova (director/violin). Wigmore Hall, London, 8.10.2018. (CC)

Sandrine Piau (c) Sandrine Expilly/Naïve

Sandrine Piau (c) Sandrine Expilly/Naïve

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A Small-City Ensemble Produces Big-City Allure

10/10/2018

Bernstein, Eric Benjamin: Soloists, Canton Symphony Orchestra / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, Ohio, 6.10.2018. (MSJ) Read more

Despite Excellent Artists, a Mixed Bag on Lyric’s Opening Night

10/10/2018

 Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Domingo Hindoyan (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago. 6.10.2018. (JLZ)

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s La bohème © Todd Rosenberg

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