A Near Perfect Flying Dutchman

21/03/2018

Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Markus Poschner (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 18.3.2018. (JR)

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New Heinz Holliger Opera Not For The Faint-Hearted

06/03/2018

Heinz Holliger, Lunea: Soloists, Basler Madrigalisten, Philharmonia Zurich / Heinz Holliger (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 4.3.2018. (JR)

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Distinct Lack of Magic in Zurich’s Latest Parsifal Revival

05/03/2018

Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Simone Young (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 3.3.2018. (JR)

Stefan Vinke (Parsifal) & Nina Stemme (Kundry) (c) Danielle Liniger

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Robert Trevino steps in for Donald Runnicles to Deliver Majestic Mahler

10/02/2018

Shostakovich, Mahler: Gilad Karni (viola), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Robert Trevino (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 8.2.2018. (JR)

Robert Trevino (c) Lisa Hancock

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Modern Production of Idomeneo in Zurich More Accessible Than Most

05/02/2018

Mozart, Idomeneo: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich / Giovanni Antonini (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 4.2.2018. (JR)

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Orozco-Estrada’s Stirring Debut with the Tonhalle

04/02/2018

Janáček, Prokofiev, Dvořák: Hilary Hahn (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 3.2.2018. (JR) Read more

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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