Bach’s Christmas Oratorio Overshadowed by Praetorius and Pärt

09/12/2018

Bach, Pärt, Praetorius (arr. Sandström): Malin Hartelius (soprano), Christina Daletska (alto), Benjamin Bruns (tenor), Ludwig Mittelhammer (bass), Zürcher Sing-Akademie, Orchestra La Scintilla / Florian Helgath (conductor and chorus master), Kirche St. Jakob, Zurich 7.12.2018. (JR)  Read more

Very Enjoyable Hungarian Night at the Tonhalle

08/12/2018

Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Bartók: Joshua Bell (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Jakub Hrůša (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 6.12.2018. (JR)

Joshua Bell (c) Bill Phelps

Joshua Bell (c) Bill Phelps

Read more

Unearthed Berwald Songs Followed by Shani’s Inspiring Mahler

02/12/2018

Berwald, Mahler: Lisa Larsson (soprano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Lahav Shani (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 29.11.2018. (JR)

Lisa Larsson © Merlijn Doomernik

Read more

Swedish RSO and Harding on European Tour in Zurich

21/11/2018

Pettersson, Schumann, Beethoven: Veronika Eberle (violin). Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 19.11.2018. (JR)

Daniel Harding (c) Tonhalle, Zurich

Read more

Hänsel und Gretel: A Clever Carsen Production Lacks Charm

19/11/2018

Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: Soloists, Children’s Chorus and Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Markus Poschner (conductor). Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.11.2018. (JR)

Read more

Gardiner Excels in Scrupulously Detailed Verdi Requiem

31/10/2018

 Verdi: Corinne Winters (soprano), Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano), Edgaras Montvidas (tenor), Gianluca Buratto (bass), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Lucerne, 30.10.2018. (JR)

John Eliot Gardiner (c) Susanne Diesner

Read more

NEW! Looking Ahead to the 2019 Lucerne Festivals

29/10/2018

Lucerne_Festival_Logo

Lucerne Festival: Advance concert details for the Spring and Summer Festivals 2019 Read more

Blistering Shostakovich Opens Philharmonia Zurich’s Opera House Concert Season

29/10/2018

Mozart, R. Strauss, Shostakovich: Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Philharmonia Zurich / Daniele Rustioni (conductor). Zurich Opera, Zurich, 28.10.2018. (JR)

Daniele Rustioni © Davide Cerati

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

MW

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Musikfest Berlin 2019 from 30 August to 19 September __________________________________
  • NEW! 2019 BBC Proms 19 July – 14 September __________________________________
  • NEW! Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Zurich Opera House in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2019-2020 __________________________________
  • NEW! Leeds Lieder Announces 2019 Art-Song Festival __________________________________
  • NEW! Adrian Partington Introduces the 2019 Three Choirs Festival in Conversation with John Quinn __________________________________
  • NEW! ENB in 2019-2020 and Updates on their New London City Island Home __________________________________
  • NEW! Let’s Dance International Frontiers 29 April – 11 May 2019 in Leicester __________________________________
  • NEW! Classical Music and Other Events at the Southbank Centre in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Longborough Festival Opera’s 2019 Season __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Cleveland Orchestra in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Classical Music at the Barbican in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Met: Live in HD in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Carnegie Hall 2019-2020 Season Highlights __________________________________
  • NEW! Bampton Classical Opera’s 2019 Performances of Stephen Storace’s Gli sposi malcontenti __________________________________
  • NEW! Nevill Holt Opera’s 2019 Season __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! Chelsea Opera Group Perform Anton Rubinstein’s The Demon on 30 June __________________________________
  • NEW! CONDUCTOR PIETARI INKINEN IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! When Music is Indistinguishable from Drama by Jack Buckley __________________________________
  • NEW! CONDUCTOR MAXIM EMELYANYCHEV IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! In August Fulham Opera’s Most Ambitious Project to Date – Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg __________________________________
  • R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM ANDRÉ PREVIN (1929-2019) __________________________________
  • NEW! CHRISTOPHE ROUSSET IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • NEW! PIANIST MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • CONDUCTOR ÁDÁM FISCHER IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL COOKSON __________________________________
  • SOPRANO ELENA MOȘUC IN CONVERSATION WITH CASEY CREEL __________________________________
  • MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • NEW! THE TENOR RUSSELL THOMAS IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month