A Perfect Bruckner Eight from Haitink and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra


Lucerne Festival 1 – Bruckner: Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL), Lucerne, 19.8.2016. (JR)


Lucerne Festival Orchestra & Bernard Haitink (c) Peter Fischli

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Cavaliers and Roundheads in Zurich’s I Puritani


Bellini: Soloists, Philharmonia Zurich, Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 19.6.16. (JR)


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Two Joyous Works Make Perfect Zurich Festival Fare


 Dvorak, Mahler: Tonhalle Orchestra, Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Tonhalle, Zurich 17.6.16 (JR) Read more

Zinman Returns (briefly) to the Tonhalle with Grandiose Bruckner


Mozart, Bruckner: Tonhalle Orchestra / David Zinman (conductor), Radu Lupu (piano), Tonhalle Zurich 2.6.16. (JR) Read more

Orchestre de Paris Impresses On Tour in Switzerland


Dubugnon, Schumann and Shostakovich: Orchestre de Paris, Khatia Buniatishvili (piano), Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich 28.5.16. (JR) Read more

NEW! Visiting Orchestras Tour Switzerland 2016/2017


Visiting Orchestras Tour Switzerland 2016/2017

Courtesy of Migros Kulturprozent Classics a number of prestigious foreign (and Swiss) orchestras will be on tour in a number of major Swiss cities next season. Zurich’s concert life is dominated by its orchestra, the Tonhalle, and Geneva by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, both very fine, but all visitors are always warmly welcomed. Read more

Bejun Mehta and William Christie in an Outstanding Orlando


Handel, Orlando: Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich, William Christie (conductor), Soloists, Zurich Opera 13.5.16. (JR) Read more

Psychological Puzzle of a Production: Pelléas in Zurich


Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich, conductor: Alain Altinoglu, Zurich Opera, Zurich, 8.5.16. (JR)

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