Barren and Bleak Rigoletto Fails to Overwhelm

04/02/2013

  Verdi Rigoletto:  Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Fabio Luisi, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 3.2.12 (JR) Read more

Altinoglu Has Rhythm: Entertaining Gershwin, de Falla and Ravel

31/01/2013

  Gershwin, de Falla and Ravel: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Alain Altinoglu (conductor and piano) Tonhalle, Zurich 27.1.2013 (JR)

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Outstanding Tannhäuser Kicks Off Wagner Anniversary

14/01/2013

 Wagner: Tannhäuser: Soloists,Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Marc Albrecht, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 13.1.2013. (JR) Read more

Magnificent Sibelius from Blomstedt

14/01/2013

  Mozart, Sibelius: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Emanuel Ax (piano), Tonhalle Zurich (JR) Read more

Theatrical Tosca : Naglestad and Giordano impress

19/12/2012

  Puccini, Tosca:   Soloists,Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor:Marco Amiliato, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.12.2012. (JR) Read more

Flying Welshman Triumphs in Zurich

11/12/2012

 Wagner The Flying Dutchman: Soloists,Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Alain Altinoglu, Zurich Opera, Zurich. 9.12.2012. (JR) Read more

Conductor Designate Seen and Heard. Bienvenue Lionel Bringuier!

01/12/2012

 Berlioz, Ravel and Roussel: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Hélène Grimaud (piano), Lionel Bringuier, (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich 29.11.2012 (JR) Read more

Elder and the Tonhalle in Fauré and Dvorak

23/11/2012

  Fauré, Dvorak:  Tonhalle Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Rebecca Bottone (soprano), Stéphane Degout (baritone), Zürcher Sing-Akademie (chorus-master Tim Brown), Zurich 22.11.2012  JR Read more

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