Elongated Elation: Mahler 3rd with Iván Fischer


GermanyGermany Mahler: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Iván Fischer (conductor), Munich Philharmonic, Philharmonic Chorus, Bad Tölz Boys’ Choir, Philharmonic Hall Gasteig, Munich, 21.4.2012 (JFL) Read more

Rachmaninoff and Elgar, Bridged


United StatesUnited States Bridge, Rachmaninoff, Elgar: Stephen Hough (piano), Andrew Litton (conductor), National Symphony Orchestra, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, DC. 19.4.2012 (RRR) Read more

An Astounding Prokofiev Third Piano Concerto from Yuja Wang


United StatesUnited States  Prokofiev, Mahler: Yuja Wang (piano), New York Philharmonic, Jaap van Zweden (guest conductor), Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, 14.4.2012 (BH) Read more

Where Was Sokolov When The Lights Went Out?


ItalyItaly  Rameau, Mozart, Brahms: Grigory Sokolov (piano), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome, 18.4.2012 (JB) Read more

In Seattle, Late Mozart by the Emersons


United StatesUnited States  Mozart: Emerson Quartet, Meany Hall, Seattle, 17.4.2012 (BJ) Read more

Itzhak Perlman Conducts in San Francisco


United StatesUnited States  Vivaldi, Mozart, Tchaikovsky: Itzhak Perlman (violin and conductor), San Francisco Symphony, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 11.4.2012 (HS) Read more

Arditti Quartet Does Best With Bartók


United StatesUnited States  Beethoven, Berg, Adès, Bartók: Arditti Quartet, presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 12.4.2012 (HS) Read more

Gheorghiu and Alagna Captívate at Teatro Colón


ArgentinaArgentina  Cilèa, Puccini, Mascagni, Catalani: Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, Ramón Tebar (conductor), Orchestra of Teatro Colón, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 11.4.2012. (JSJ) Read more

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