Warmth and Sensitivity in Haitink’s German Requiem


 BrahmsTonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Zürcher Sing-Akademie (chorusmaster Tim Brown) Tonhalle, Zurich, 15.1.16. (JR) Read more

Haitink and Levit Thrill with the Tonhalle Orchestra in Beethoven


Beethoven: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Igor Levit (piano), Tonhalle Zurich, 7.1.16. (JR) Read more

Viaggio à Reims Fails to Amuse in Zurich Opera’s Production


 Rossini, Il Viaggio à Reims: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, Conductor: Daniele Rustioni. Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.12.15. (JR)


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Calaf Solves Turandot’s Riddles in Zurich With Aid From Google


 Puccini: Turandot: Soloists and chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich conductor Alexander Joel, Zurich Opera  12.12.15. (JR) Read more

John Eliot Gardiner’s Fine Zurich Debut with the Tonhalle Orchestra


 Janáček & Dvořák: Tonhalle Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Monteverdi Choir, Luba Orgonášová (soprano), Alisa Kolosova (alto), Pavel Černoch (tenor), Peter Mikulas (bass), Peter Solomon (organ), Tonhalle Zurich 5.12.15. (JR) Read more

Venezuelan and Russian Whirlwinds Hit Lake Zurich


 Brahms, Shostakovich   Philharmonia Zurich, Anna Vinnitskaya (piano), Rafael Payare (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 29.11.15 (JR) Read more

Colourful Pot-Pourri From Bringuier and the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich


 Mendelssohn, Ravel and Mahler: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Matthias Goerne (baritone), Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 5.11.15. (JR)

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Bustling Scandinavian Bohème Confounds the Critics


 Puccini: La BohèmeSoloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Giampaolo Bisanti, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 1.11.2015 (JR)Boheme-500 Read more

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