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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Impassioned Berg, Superlative Shostakovich from Currentzis and Kopatchinskaya

02/12/2017

Berg and Shostakovich: Patricia Kopatchinskaya (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 30.11.2017. (JR)

Das Tonhalle-Orchester unter der Leitung von Teodor Currentzis mit Patricia Kopatchinskaja als Solistin interpretiert Alban Bergs "Dem Andenken eines Engels". Zürich, den 29.11.2017 Probefotos: Priska Ketterer

In rehearsal Tonhalle Orchestra, Teodor Currentzis (conductor) & Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin)
(c) Priska Ketterer

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Welser-Möst Stuns with Breathtaking Bruckner Eighth

17/11/2017

Bruckner: Tonhalle Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 16.11.2017. (JR)

Franz Welser-Möst (c) Michael Pöhn

Franz Welser-Möst (c) Michael Pöhn

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Spanish Night at the Tonhalle Maag

15/11/2017

Ravel, Falla, Debussy, Stravinsky: Javier Perianes (piano), Spanish National Orchestra/David Afkham (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 14.11.2017. (JR)

David Afkham (c) Felix Broede

David Afkham (c) Felix Broede

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