Fine Debut at the Festival for Marin Alsop and São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

28/08/2016

 Lucerne Festival (3) – Nobre, Grieg, Villa-Lobos, Rachmaninov: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Gabriela Montero (piano), Marin Alsop (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 26.8.2016. (JR)

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Gabriela Montero (piano) & Marin Alsop (conductor) (c) Manuela Jans

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla Impresses with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

21/08/2016

Lucerne Festival (2) – Šerkšnytė, Beethoven: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 21.8.2016. (JR)

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Peter Fischli

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A Perfect Bruckner Eight from Haitink and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra

20/08/2016

Lucerne Festival 1 – Bruckner: Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne, 19.8.2016. (JR)

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Lucerne Festival Orchestra & Bernard Haitink (c) Peter Fischli

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Cavaliers and Roundheads in Zurich’s I Puritani

20/06/2016

Bellini: Soloists, Philharmonia Zurich, Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 19.6.16. (JR)

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Two Joyous Works Make Perfect Zurich Festival Fare

20/06/2016

 Dvorak, Mahler: Tonhalle Orchestra, Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Tonhalle, Zurich 17.6.16 (JR) Read more

Zinman Returns (briefly) to the Tonhalle with Grandiose Bruckner

03/06/2016

Mozart, Bruckner: Tonhalle Orchestra / David Zinman (conductor), Radu Lupu (piano), Tonhalle Zurich 2.6.16. (JR) Read more

Orchestre de Paris Impresses On Tour in Switzerland

29/05/2016

Dubugnon, Schumann and Shostakovich: Orchestre de Paris, Khatia Buniatishvili (piano), Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich 28.5.16. (JR) Read more

NEW! Visiting Orchestras Tour Switzerland 2016/2017

23/05/2016

Visiting Orchestras Tour Switzerland 2016/2017

Courtesy of Migros Kulturprozent Classics a number of prestigious foreign (and Swiss) orchestras will be on tour in a number of major Swiss cities next season. Zurich’s concert life is dominated by its orchestra, the Tonhalle, and Geneva by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, both very fine, but all visitors are always warmly welcomed. Read more

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