Robert Trevino steps in for Donald Runnicles to Deliver Majestic Mahler


Shostakovich, Mahler: Gilad Karni (viola), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Robert Trevino (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 8.2.2018. (JR)

Robert Trevino (c) Lisa Hancock

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Modern Production of Idomeneo in Zurich More Accessible Than Most


Mozart, Idomeneo: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich / Giovanni Antonini (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 4.2.2018. (JR)

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Orozco-Estrada’s Stirring Debut with the Tonhalle


Janáček, Prokofiev, Dvořák: Hilary Hahn (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 3.2.2018. (JR) Read more

Bychkov Breath-taking in Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony


Strauss, Tchaikovsky: Bertrand Chamayou (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 25.1.2018. (JR)

 Semyon Bychkov (c) Tonhalle Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov (c) Tonhalle Orchestra

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Meticulous and Refined Mahler Chamber Orchestra with an Uplifting ‘Rhenish’ Symphony


Schumann, Beethoven: Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 23.1.2018. (JR)

Daniele Gatti (c) Silvia Lelli

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Estonian Festival Orchestra – Noble Project and Fine Sound


Pärt, Sibelius, Shostakovich: Viktoria Mullova (violin), Estonian Festival Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 20.1.2018 (JR) Read more

Gardiner’s Verdi Requiem – Tasteful But Hardly Electrifying


Verdi: Monteverdi Choir, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Corinne Winters (soprano), Marianna Pizzolato (mezzo-soprano), Michael Spyres (tenor), Tareq Nazmi (Bass), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich. 19.1.2018. (JR) Read more

Gripping Revival of Kosky’s Gritty La fanciulla del West


Puccini, La fanciulla del West: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 12.1.2018. (JR)

Catherine Naglestad (Minnie), Scott Hendricks (Jack Rance); © Monika Rittershaus

Catherine Naglestad (Minnie) & Scott Hendricks (Jack Rance) © Monika Rittershaus

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