New Zealand String Quartet Stands and Delivers


New ZealandNew Zealand  Beethoven: New Zealand String Quartet – Helene Pohl, Douglas Beilman (violins), Gillian Ansell (viola), Rolf Gjelsten (cello), The Old Library Arts Centre, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, 10.05.2012. [PSe] Read more

Gerard Schwarz Rethinks Mozart’s Requiem


United StatesUnited States  Mendelssohn and Mozart: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (violin), Jennifer Zetlan (soprano), Nancy Maultsby (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Butterfield (tenor), Clayton Brainerd (baritone), Seattle Symphony Chorale, Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 19.5.2012 (BJ) Read more

Barenboim Works His Wizardry on Mozart


GermanyGermany  Mozart: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Dresden Music Festival 2012, Semper Opera House, Dresden, Germany 16.5.12 (MC) Read more

Cello and Fortepiano show Beethoven’s (Relatively) Quieter Side


United StatesUnited States Beethoven: Steven Isserlis (cello), Robert Levin (fortepiano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 19.5.2012 (HS) Read more

Two Mighty Works – Jordan at the Tonhalle


SwitzerlandSwitzerland Brahms, Shostakovich: Arcadi Volodos (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra, Philippe Jordan (conductor), Zurich, 16.5.2012 (JR) Read more

Moving Array of Music with Holocaust Associations


United StatesUnited States  Laks, Haas, Heggie, and arrangements by Ullmann: Music of Remembrance: soloists, Northwest Boychoir, Joseph Crnko (conductor), Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 14.5.2012 (BJ) Read more

Transfixing Tribute to George Crumb


United StatesUnited States  Music of George Crumb: Audrey Luna (soprano), The Collegiate Chorale, James Bagwell (conductor), The Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Dianne Berkun (artistic director), American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein (conductor), Teresa Cheung (conductor), Geoffrey McDonald (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 19.4.2012 (GG) Read more

Koopman Conducts 18th Century Works in Chicago


United StatesUnited States  Haydn, Locatelli, Rebel, Mozart: Narek Hakhnazaryan (cello), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ton Koopman (conductor), Symphony Center, Chicago, 12.5.2012 (JLZ) Read more

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