Sicilian Blood and Thunder: Cavalleria Rusticana Returns Home


ItalyItaly Mascagni, Cavalleria Rusticana: in concert form, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Chorus and Orchestra of the Accademia, James Conlon (conductor), Ciro Visco (chorus master), Rome, 4.4.2012 (JB) Read more

Romantic Bliss, Sublime Brutality from the Canton Symphony


United StatesUnited States Brahms, Berlioz: David Requiro (cello), Nathan Olson (violin), Canton Symphony Orchestra, Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio, 31.3.2012 (TW) Read more

A Triumph for Handel and Everybody Else


United StatesUnited States  Handel: Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno: Amanda Forsythe and Dominique Labelle (sopranos), Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor), Ross Hauck (tenor), Pacific MusicWorks Baroque Orchestra, Stephen Stubbs (conductor, harpsichord, and lute), Daniels Recital Hall, Seattle, 30.3.2012 (BJ) Read more

Zinman Not a Natural Brucknerian


SwitzerlandSwitzerland  Mozart, Bruckner: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, David Zinman (conductor), Stephen Kovacevich (piano), Tonhalle, Zurich, 29.3.2012 (JR) Read more

Haitink and the Bavarians – the Lucerne Easter Festival Comes to an End


SwitzerlandSwitzerland  Mozart, Bruckner: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Maria João Pires (piano), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum KKL, Lucerne, 1.4.2012 (JR) Read more

Understatement and Innovation from Leif Ove Andsnes


NorwayNorway Haydn, Bartók, Debussy, Chopin: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Oslo Opera House, 25.3.2012 (JFL) Read more

Four Last Songs with Camilla Nylund


NorwayNorway Dutilleux, Strauss, Mozart: Camilla Nylund (soprano), Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor), Oslo Philharmonic, Oslo Concert Hall, 23.3.2012 (JFL) Read more

Superlørdag with the Kringkastingsorkestret


NorwayNorway Prokofiev, Poulenc: Christian Ihle Hadland (piano), Thomas Søndergård (conductor), NRK-SO (KORK), Oslo University Aula, 24.3.2012 (JFL) Read more

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