Luxury Casting for Splendid Cav and Pag

26/09/2016

  Mascagni, Leoncavallo: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich/Daniele Rustioni (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 24.9.16 (JR)

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Opernhaus Zürich Cavalleria rusticana © Judith Schlosser

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Fine Singing and Playing in Der Freischütz – Shame about the Grotesque and Silly Production

21/09/2016

Weber, Der Freischütz: Soloists, Philharmonia Zurich, Marc Albrecht (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.9.2016. (JR)

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If Percussion were an Olympic Sport Grubinger Wins Gold for Austria

16/09/2016

Dorman, Stravinsky: Martin Grubinger (percussion), Tonhalle Orchester/Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich, 15.09.16. (JR) Read more

Bavarian State Orchestra under Kirill Petrenko Cannot Change my Perception

10/09/2016

Lucerne Festival (6) – Wagner, R. Strauss: Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Diana Damrau (soprano) / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 7.9.16. (JR) Read more

Carefully Chosen Programme Highlights Qualities of Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic

04/09/2016

Lucerne Festival (5) – Prokofiev, R. Strauss, Scriabin: Munich Philharmonic, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 2.9.16. (JR)

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Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic (c) Lucerne Festival

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Gatti at the Helm of the Concertgebouw

30/08/2016

Lucerne Festival (4) – Weber, Schumann, Bruckner: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Sol Gabetta (cello) / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne, 29.8.2016. (JR)

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Daniele Gatti conducrs the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (c) Priska Ketterer

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Fine Debut at the Festival for Marin Alsop and São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

28/08/2016

 Lucerne Festival (3) – Nobre, Grieg, Villa-Lobos, Rachmaninov: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Gabriela Montero (piano), Marin Alsop (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 26.8.2016. (JR)

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Gabriela Montero (piano) & Marin Alsop (conductor) (c) Manuela Jans

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla Impresses with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

21/08/2016

Lucerne Festival (2) – Šerkšnytė, Beethoven: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne 21.8.2016. (JR)

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Peter Fischli

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