Zurich Alumni Orchestra’s Valiant Efforts with Popular Programme

05/04/2016

Sibelius, Ravel and Gershwin: Alumni Orchestra Zurich,   Johannes Schlaefli (conductor), Andreas Janke (violin), Tonhalle, Zurich, 4.4.2016. (JR) Read more

Towering Bruckner Fourth from Sanderling and the Tonhalle

01/04/2016

Widmann & Bruckner: Tonhalle Orchestra, Michael Sanderling (conductor), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Tonhalle, Zurich, 31.3.16. (JR)

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NEW! Zurich Opera Preview of 2016-2017 Season

01/04/2016

Zurich Opera Preview of 2016-2017 Season Read more

Unrelenting Terror and Frenzy from Shostakovich, Jansons and the Bavarians

24/03/2016

 Shostakovich: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariss Jansons (conductor)  Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne 20.3.2016 (JR) Read more

Gardiner Has a Mission, Obsession and Passion

18/03/2016

 Bach: The English Baroque Soloists, The Monteverdi Choir, Luzerner Sängerknaben (chorusmaster Eberhard Rex), Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Mark Padmore (Evangelist), Stephan Loges (Jesus), Hannah Morrison (soprano), Eleanor Minney (alto), Reginald Mobley (alto), Alex Ashworth (bass), Nicholas Mogg (bass), Ashley Riches (bass), Jonathan Sells (bass) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne 17.3.2016. (JR) Read more

Russian National Orchestra on Tour in Europe

17/03/2016

Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns and Glazunov: Russian National Orchestra, Renaud Capuçon (violin), Mikhail Pletnev (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich  15.3.16. (JR) Read more

A Feast for Eyes and Ears and an Enjoyable Romp: Le Comte Ory in Zurich

14/03/2016

Rossini, Le Comte Ory: La Scintilla, Chorus (and extra chorus) of Zurich Opera, 12.3.2016. (JR)

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Welser-Möst Sensational in the ‘Alpine Symphony’

13/03/2016

 Messaien, R. Strauss:   Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Zürich Tonhalle, Zurich   11.3.16. (JR) Read more

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