A second, excellent instalment of Beethoven piano trios in Berlin

04/12/2019

GermanyGermany Beethoven: Michael Barenboim (violin), Kian Soltani (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 2.12.2019. (MB)

Michael Barenboim (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano), Kian Soltani (cello)
(c) Monika Rittershaus

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Searing brilliance from Yuja Wang and Lorenzo Viotti in Cleveland

04/12/2019

United StatesUnited States Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Poulenc, Ravel: Yuja Wang (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Lorenzo Viotti (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 29.11.2019. (MSJ)

Yuja Wang

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In Seattle, Russian fare never quite takes flight

02/12/2019

United StatesUnited States Scriabin, Stravinsky: Juliana & PAVA, Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 23.11.2019. (ZC)

Thomas Dausgaard, Juliana & PAVA, & the Seattle Symphony (c) Carlin Ma

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Ton Koopman maintains all his energy and spirit at 75

02/12/2019

CanadaCanada Various composers: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Ton Koopman (director, solo harpischord and continuo). (GN)

Ton Koopman and the VSO © Matthew Baird

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Beethoven’s piano trios in Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal is a portent of a special annniversary year

02/12/2019

GermanyGermany Beethoven: Michael Barenboim (violin), Kian Soltani (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 1.12.2019. (MB) Read more

Magdalena Kožená, Sir Simon Rattle and their exceptional friends at Alice Tully Hall

29/11/2019

United StatesUnited States Various Composers: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Giovanni Guzzo (violin), Rahel Maria Rilling (violin), Amihai Grosz (viola), Dávid Adorján (cello), Kaspar Zehnder (flute), Andrew Marriner (clarinet), Sir Simon Rattle (piano), Alice Tully Hall, New York, 26.11.2019. (RP)

Kaspar Zehnder, Giovanni Guzzo, Rahel Maria Rilling, Simon Rattle, Magdalena Kožená
Amihai Grosz, Dávid Adorján, Andrew Marriner © Kevin Yatarola

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Exploring and transcending trauma with Lucy Dhegrae at National Sawdust

27/11/2019

United StatesUnited States The Processing Series, Part I – ‘More Beautiful Than Words Can Tell’: Lucy Dhegrae (soprano), Nathaniel LaNasa (piano), Jerome Ellis (flute), Pala Garcia (violin), Amy Garapic (percussion). National Sawdust, Brooklyn, 23.11.2019. (RP)

Lucy Dhegrae in More Beautiful Than Words Can Tell © Jordan Rathkopf

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An Apollo Saal recital for piano and harmonium duo is a lovely Berlin evening

27/11/2019

GermanyGermany Rossini, Guilmant, Debussy, Franck, Saint-Saëns, Gounod, Tom Scott, and Dukas: Jonathan Scott (harmonium), Tom Scott (piano). Apollo Saal, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 26.11.2019 (MB) Read more

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