Bychkov Breath-taking in Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony

29/01/2018

Strauss, Tchaikovsky: Bertrand Chamayou (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 25.1.2018. (JR)

 Semyon Bychkov (c) Tonhalle Orchestra


Semyon Bychkov (c) Tonhalle Orchestra

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Meticulous and Refined Mahler Chamber Orchestra with an Uplifting ‘Rhenish’ Symphony

25/01/2018

Schumann, Beethoven: Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 23.1.2018. (JR)

Daniele Gatti (c) Silvia Lelli

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Estonian Festival Orchestra – Noble Project and Fine Sound

22/01/2018

Pärt, Sibelius, Shostakovich: Viktoria Mullova (violin), Estonian Festival Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 20.1.2018 (JR) Read more

Gardiner’s Verdi Requiem – Tasteful But Hardly Electrifying

21/01/2018

Verdi: Monteverdi Choir, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Corinne Winters (soprano), Marianna Pizzolato (mezzo-soprano), Michael Spyres (tenor), Tareq Nazmi (Bass), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich. 19.1.2018. (JR) Read more

Gripping Revival of Kosky’s Gritty La fanciulla del West

15/01/2018

Puccini, La fanciulla del West: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Marco Armiliato (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 12.1.2018. (JR)

Catherine Naglestad (Minnie), Scott Hendricks (Jack Rance); © Monika Rittershaus

Catherine Naglestad (Minnie) & Scott Hendricks (Jack Rance) © Monika Rittershaus

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Maria João Pires Bows Out Gracefully

22/12/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Maria João Pires (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Tonhalle Maag Zurich, 21.12.2017. (JR)

Maria João Pires (c) Deutsche Grammophon.

Maria João Pires (c) Deutsche Grammophon

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Strong Vocal Line-Up for New Madama Butterfly in Zurich

12/12/2017

Puccini, Madama Butterfly: Soloists, Chorus of Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Daniele Rustioni (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 10.12.2017. (JR)

Opernhaus Zürich - Madama Butterfly - 2017/18 © T+T Fotografie - Toni Suter

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An Ebullient Brahms 4 from Heras-Casado and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

08/12/2017

Dutilleux, Debussy, Brahms: Camilla Tilling (soprano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Tonhalle-Maag Zurich, 7.12.2017 (JR)

Pablo Heras Casado; photo credit - Daio Acosta.

Pablo Heras Casado (c) Daio Acosta

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