Royal Stockholmers and Clarinettist Martin Fröst Impress in Lucerne

23/03/2019

 Liebermann, Mozart, Mahler: Martin Fröst (clarinet), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL) Lucerne, 22.3.2019. (JR)

Sakari Oramo (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Trevino Returns for Heroic Heldenleben at Tonhalle Zurich

15/03/2019

Aho, R. Strauss: Martin Grubinger (percussion), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/ Robert Trevino (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 14.3.2019. (JR)

Robert Trevino (c) Musacchio+Ianiello

Robert Trevino (c) Musacchio+Ianiello

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Magic Moments in Mendelssohn’s Elijah from Hengelbrock and the Balthasar-Neumann-Choir in Zurich

08/03/2019

 Mendelssohn: Katharina Konradi (soprano), Marie-Sophie Pollak (soprano), Agnes Kovacs (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (alto), Steve Davislim (tenor), Michael Nagy (bass), Balthasar-Neumann-Choir, soloists from the Children’s Chorus of the Choral Academy of Dortmund, Tonhalle Orchestra/Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 7.3.2019. (JR)

Thomas Hengelbrock (c) Florence Grandidier

Thomas Hengelbrock (c) Florence Grandidier

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Zurich Opera Revives a Moving Bitter-Sweet Der Rosenkavalier

24/02/2019

R. Strauss, Der RosenkavalierSoloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 23.2.2019. (JR)

Christof Fischesser (Baron Ochs) & Sabine Devieilhe (Sophie) (c) Zurich Opera

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The Dawn of a New Era: Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle Orchester Zurich

20/01/2019

Messaien, Mozart, Beethoven: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 18.1.2019. (JR)

Paavo Järvi (c) Priska Ketterer

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Julia Fischer and Juanjo Mena Excel in Less Popular Fare

11/01/2019

Britten, Bruckner: Julia Fischer (violin), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich / Juanjo Mena (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 10.1.2019. (JR)

Julia Fischer (c) Uwe Arens

Julia Fischer (c) Uwe Arens

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Cecilia Bartoli Celebrates 30 Years on Zurich Opera Stage with Spectacular Semele

09/01/2019

Handel, Semele: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Orchestra La Scintilla / William Christie (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 8.1.2019. (JR)

Cecilia Bartoli performing Semele in 2007 © Suzanne Schwiertz

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Musical Year Ends with a Big Smile: Blendulf’s Prokokiev Fifth

17/12/2018

 Glinka, Eliasson, Prokofiev: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Daniel Blendulf (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 15.12.2018. (JR)

Daniel Blendulf (c) Marco Borggreve

Daniel Blendulf (c) Marco Borggreve

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