Chailly Brings La Scala Philharmonic to Make Impressive Debut at Lucerne Festival

26/08/2017

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Lucerne Festival [1] – Brahms, Respighi: La Scala Philharmonic / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 24.8.2017. (JR)

Leonidas Kavakos Photo: Marco Borggreve

Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve

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Lohengrin with American protagonists in Bavarian Gasthaus

07/07/2017

Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 4.3.2017. (JR)

Lohengrin photo (Copyright Monika Rittershaus)

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Hrůša and Faust Make Fine Impression at the Tonhalle

26/06/2017

Bartók, Schumann, Janáček: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Jakob Hrůša (conductor), Isabelle Faust (violin) Tonhalle, Zurich, 23.6.2017. (JR) Read more

Zurich Opera’s First Exploration into Operetta Does Not Quite Hit the Mark

21/06/2017

Lehár, The Land of Smiles: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 19.6.2017. (JR)

Credit: T+T Fotografie Toni Suter

Lehár’s The Land of Smiles (c) T+T Fotografie Toni Suter

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Hailstorm Drenches Listeners and Affects Shaham’s Intonation

06/06/2017

Dvořák, Prokofiev: Gil Shaham (violin), Chiara Enderle (cello), Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich / Lionel Bringuier (conductor),  Tonhalle, Zurich 2.6.2017. (JR)

Gil Shaham (c) C Micros Kulturprozent Classics

Gil Shaham (c) C Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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NEW! Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich Announces New Chief Conductor

05/06/2017

The Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich have announced that they have appointed Paavo Järvi as their new Chief Conductor and Artistic Director as from the start of the 2019/2020 season.

LAYOUTFOTOS; BITTE FEINDATEN ANFORDERN Probe der deutschen Kammerphilharmonie Bremen mit Paavo Järvi

Paavo Järvi © Julia Baier

Järvi replaces the outgoing Lionel Bringuier. Next January Järvi brings his Estonian Festival Orchestra to Zurich; he is not however scheduled to conduct the Tonhalle Orchestra next season, but in the season 2018/2019 he is expected to be in Zurich for three weeks. Read more

Swedish RSO and Harding End European Tour in Zurich on High Note

22/05/2017

Dvořák, Brahms: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 21.5.2017. (JR)

Daniel Harding: Credit - Luca Piva 2010.

Daniel Harding (c) Luca Piva

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Blomstedt Nearing 90: No Signs Whatsoever of Slowing Down

19/05/2017

Beethoven: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 18.5.2017. (JR)

Herbert Blomstedt: photo credit - Martin Lengemann.

Herbert Blomstedt (c) Martin Lengemann

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