Teodor Currentzis’s Verdi Requiem is Less Concert, More Ritual

11/04/2019

Lucerne Easter Festival [1] – Verdi, Messa di Requiem: Zarina Abaeva (soprano), Eve-Maud Hubeaux (mezzo-soprano), Dmytro Popov (tenor), Tareq Nazmi (bass), Chorus of Perm Opera, musicAeterna Orchestra / Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Lucerne, 10.4.2019. (JR)

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Dazzling Colors Fascinate in Devony Smith and Nikolay Verevkin’s Carnegie Hall Citywide Recital

10/04/2019

Carnegie Hall Citywide – Various Composers: Devony Smith (soprano), Nikolay Verevkin (piano), St. Michael’s Church, New York, 6.4.2019. (RP)

Devony Smith © Jiyang Chen

Devony Smith © Jiyang Chen

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The Young Russian Alexandra Dovgan Opens Kazan’s International Rakhlin Music Festival

09/04/2019

Ninth International Rakhlin Music Festival – Mendelssohn, Mahler: Alexandra Dovgan (pianist), Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Saydeshev Hall, Kazan, 5.4.2019. (GT)

Alexandra Dovgan

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A Night in Brooklyn – The Songs of Daniel Felsenfeld in Context

08/04/2019

Brooklyn Art Song Society – Daniel Felsenfeld, In Context: Marie Marquis (soprano), Laura Strickling (soprano); Kate Maroney (mezzo-soprano), Chris Gross (cello), Michael Brofman (piano), Erika Switzer (piano), Chris Gross (cello), Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, 5.4.2019. (RP)

Daniel Felsenfeld © Joan Chiverton

Daniel Felsenfeld © Joan Chiverton

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Sō Percussion ‘Goes Keyboard’ in Berkeley

08/04/2019

Iyer, Shaw, Treuting, Farrin, Trueman, Dennehy: Sō Percussion (Eric Cha-Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting), presented by Cal Performances, Hertz Hall, University of California Berkeley. 7.3.2019. (HS)

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Sō Percussion

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From the Hagen Quartet in Philadelphia, a Webern Gem Outshines Two Other Masterpieces

08/04/2019

 Schubert, Webern, Beethoven: Hagen Quartet, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 29.3.2019. (BJ)

Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt, Veronika Hagen, Clemens Hagen (f.l.t.r)

Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt, Veronika Hagen, Clemens Hagen

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A Composer Portrait Combining Substance, Brilliance, and Sheer Fun

08/04/2019

A Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas: Curtis Ensemble 20/21 / Don Liuzzi (conductor), David Ludwig (artistic director), Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, 23.3.2019. (BJ) Read more

In Oberlin, Transcendent Goldberg Variations from Tharaud

05/04/2019

Bach, Goldberg Variations: Alexandre Tharaud (piano), Finney Chapel, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 3.4.2019. (MSJ) Read more

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