Dutoit, Fischer and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich all on Top Form


Bartók, Tchaikovsky: Tonhalle Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Julia Fischer (violin) Tonhalle, Zurich 23.2.2017. (JR) Read more

NEW! 2017 Lucerne Summer Festival


Lucerne Summer Festival – from 11 August to 10 September 2017 Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra will devote themselves to symphonic programmes featuring works by Mendelssohn, Strauss, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky. Read more

Lucky Queenslanders – Alondra de la Parra Charms in Zurich


Stravinsky, Mozart, Beethoven: Jan Lisiecki (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich  /Alondra de la Parra (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich 2.2.2017. (JR) Read more

William Christie awakens a Sleeping Beauty: Medea in Zurich


Charpentier, Medea: Soloists and Chorus of Zurich Opera, Orchestra La Scintilla, Members of Les arts florissants / William Christie (conductor), Zurich Opera 22.1.2017. (JR)


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On Paper Only an Attractive Programme – La Fenice in Zurich


Rossini, Wagner, Rachmaninov: Vesselina Kasarova (mezzosoprano), Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice / John Neschling (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich, 17.1.2016. (JR)

Vesselina Kasarova; Photo credit: Marco Borggreve.

Vesselina Kasarova (c) Marco Borggreve.

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Might Heras-Casado Be Bringuier’s Successor at the Tonhalle?


Schubert, Bartók: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 12.1.2017. (JR)

HIGHRES_PABLO HERAS-CASADO_2013_12 PHC 9 by Fernando Sancho at the Met c...

Pablo Heras-Casado (c) Fernando Sancho

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Grotesque Comedy Illuminates Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk


Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of MtsenskSoloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 7.1.2017. (JR)


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Isserlis Persuasive in Prokofiev Concerto; Järvi delights with the ‘Rhenish’


Prokofiev, Schumann: Steven Isserlis (cello), Tonhalle Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich, 15.12.2016. (JR)


Steven Isserlis (c) Jean Baptiste Millot

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