Charming Rarities from CityMusic Cleveland

21/05/2019

F. Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Kodály: Amit Peled (cello), CityMusic Cleveland / Mélisse Brunet (conductor), St. Jerome Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 19.5.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Disappointing Mahler Eighth in Bregenz Despite Kirill Petrenko’s Best Efforts

21/05/2019

Mahler: Sarah Wegener (soprano), Elza van den Heever (soprano), Letizia Scherrer (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo-soprano), Diana Haller (mezzo-soprano), Norbert Ernst (tenor), Daniel Boaz (baritone), Kwangchul Youn (bass), Salzburger Bachchor, Bregenzer Festspielchor, Children’s Chorus of the Music Middle School of Bregenz, Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bregenz, 18.5.2019. (JR)

Mahler and Kirill Petrenko

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In San Francisco, Tilson Thomas’s Gripping Mahler Seventh

20/05/2019

Mahler: San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 16.5.2019. (HS)

Michael Tilson Thomas

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A Twenty-First-Century English Orpheus with a Lutist Makes Music at Carnegie Hall

19/05/2019

Various Composers: Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Thomas Dunford (lute), Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, 16.5.2019. (RP)

Iestyn Davies (countertenor) and Thomas Dunford (lute) © Pete Checchia

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In Philadelphia, Three Triumphant Weeks with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

18/05/2019

Various composers: Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 13.4,14.4 and 12.5.2019 (BJ)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin © Philadelphia Orchestra

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Louis Lortie Shines in Bramwell Tovey’s Return to the VSO

14/05/2019

 Debussy, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky: Louis Lortie (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 5.5.2019. (GN)

Louis Lortie and the VSO © Matthew Baird

Louis Lortie and the VSO © Matthew Baird

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In Cleveland, Smetana Saves the Day

14/05/2019

Glanert, Bruch, Smetana: Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque (pianos), Cleveland Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 9.5.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Juan Diego Flórez Triumphs in His Valencia Recital

13/05/2019

Bellini, Donizetti, Lehár, Bizet, Gounod, Verdi: Juan Diego Flórez (tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (piano), Palau de la Música, Valencia, 12.5.2019. (JMI)

Juan Diego Flórez (c) Eva Ripoll

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