A Christmas Gift, Coupled with a Timeless Gem


Eric Benjamin, Beethoven: Canton Symphony Chorus, Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz (conductor) / Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Canton Symphony Orchestra, Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio, 3.12.2017. (TW) Read more

Nadine Sierra – The Jewel of the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala


2017 Richard Tucker Gala: Various soloists, New York Choral Society, Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra / Nicola Luisotti (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 10.12.2017. (RP)


Nadine Sierra during the Richard Tucker Gala (c) Dario Acosta

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Enchantments (Except for Brahms) from Mikko Franck and Cleveland Orchestra


Julian Anderson, Mozart, Brahms: Richard Goode (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Mikko Franck (conductor) Severance Hall, Cleveland, 7.12.2017. (MSJ) Read more

Classics and a World Premiere from Orpheus


Handel, Shostakovich, Shuying Li, Stravinsky: Truls Mørk (cello), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, New York City. 2.12.2017. (DS) Read more

Baritone Andrei Bondarenko’s Ambitious, Uneven Recital of French and Russian Song


Various composers: Andrei Bondarenko (baritone), Gary Matthewman (piano), Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, 8.12.2017. (RP)

Andrei Bondarenko © Juriy Sheftsoff

Andrei Bondarenko © Juriy Sheftsoff

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Young Sheku Kanneh-Mason Lives up to His Billing


Cassado, Beethoven, Shostakovich: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 3.12.2017.  (GN)


Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello)

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An Ebullient Brahms 4 from Heras-Casado and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich


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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An Exploration of Time from the Always-Insightful Denk


Mozart, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Schumann: Jeremy Denk (piano), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 3.12.2017. (ZC) Read more

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