Otto Tausk Brings Invigorating Style to Mozart’s Last Three Symphonies

29/03/2019

Mozart: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Otto Tausk (conductor), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 23.3.2019. (GN)

Otto Tausk and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra © Matthew Baird

Otto Tausk and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra © Matthew Baird

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Engaging Rigoletto Opens Buenos Aires 2019

25/03/2019

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Maurizio Benini (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 19.3.2019. (JSJ)

Teatro Colón’s Rigoletto (c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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Strong Voices All Round in Zurich Opera’s revival of Tannhäuser

25/03/2019

Wagner, Tannhäuser: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, Axel Kober (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 23.3.2019. (JR)

Stephen Gould (Tannhäuser) & Lise Davidsen (Elisabeth) (c) Toni Suter

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The Schumann Quartet Reveal New Musical Relationships at Kings Place

25/03/2019

J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Glass, Webern, Janáček, Gershwin: Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann & Ken Schumann [violin], Liisa Randalu [viola], Mark Schumann [cello]), Kings Place, 22.3.2019. (CS)

Schumann Quartet

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Rewarding Pairing of Music by Fauré and Schumann at Wigmore Hall

25/03/2019

Fauré and Schumann: Joshua Bell (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Jeremy Denk (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 23.3.2019. (AS)

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

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Garrick Ohlsson, in Philadelphia, Does Justice to Two Sides of Brahms

22/03/2019

Brahms: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 13.3.2019. (BJ)

Garrick Ohlsson (c) Bartek Sadowski

Garrick Ohlsson (c) Bartek Sadowski

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In Washington, DC: Eugene Onegin — Opera or Not?

22/03/2019

Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Washington National Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Robert Trevino (conductor), Washington National Opera, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. 20.3.2019. (RRR)

Baritone Ivor Golovatenko as Eugene Onegin at the Washington National Opera (Photo: Scott Suchman)

Ivor Golovatenko (Eugene Onegin) (c) Scott Suchman

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Outstanding Musical Night in Madrid: William Christie and Les Arts Florissants Perform Bach’s St John Passion

22/03/2019

 J.S. Bach, St John Passion: Les Arts Florissants / William Christie (conductor, harpsichord), Auditorio de Música, Madrid, 21.3.2019. (JMI)

William Christie © R. Martín

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