A marvellous, insightful recital from Christian Tetzlaff and Alexander Lonquich

17/11/2019

GermanyGermany Brahms, Enescu, Webern, and Franck: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Alexander Lonquich (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 16.11.2019. (MB)

Christian Tetzlaff (c) Giorgia Bertazzi

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Christoph von Dohnányi’s benevolent Schubert remedies a plain Zurich opener

17/11/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Mendelssohn, Schubert: Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Alina Ibragimova (violin) / Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor). Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 14.11.2019. (CCr)

Alina Ibragimova © Benjamin Ealovega

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Stuart Skelton soars singing Siegmund with the San Francisco Symphony

17/11/2019

United StatesUnited States R. Strauss, Wagner: Emily Magee (soprano), Stuart Skelton (tenor), Ain Anger (bass), San Francisco Symphony / Simone Young (conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 15.11.2019. (HS)

Stuart Skelton (l), Emily Magee (r), Simone Young (conductor)
and the San Francisco Symphony (c) Stefan Cohen

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American Composers Orchestra performs New England Echoes at Carnegie Hall

16/11/2019

United StatesUnited States Aucoin, Ives, Purrington, New England Echoes: Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano), JIJI (guitar), American Composers Orchestra / George Manahan (conductor). Zankel Hall, New York, 13.11.2019. (RP)

JIJI (guitar) with American Composers Orchestra © Jennifer Taylor

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Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra give their first concert in Yaroslavl

16/11/2019

Russian FederationRussian Federation Mahler: Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Yaroslavl Philharmonic Hall, 12.11.2019. (GT)

Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra in Yaroslavl (c) Ivan Andreev

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Alexander Sladkovsky opens his Moscow subscription series with an overwhelming Mahler Fifth

16/11/2019

Russian FederationRussian Federation R. Strauss, Mahler: Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, Anastasia Kalagina (soprano) /Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Moscow, 11.11.2019. (GT)

Alexander Sladkovsky (c) Ivan Andreev

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Chick Corea’s San Francisco recital links classical and jazz

15/11/2019

United StatesUnited States From Mozart to Monk: Chick Corea (piano), presented by San Francisco Symphony Great Performers, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 10.11.2019. (HS)

Chick Corea (c) Toshi Sakurai

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Outstanding Saint-Saëns Third Violin Concerto from Lisa Batiashvili brings special pleasure in Berlin

14/11/2019

GermanyGermany Saint-Saëns: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Christian Schmitt (organ), Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.11.2019. (MB)

Lisa Batiashvili

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