Ian Bostridge Is the Star in Bach’s St. John Passion


United StatesUnited States J. S. Bach, St. John Passion: Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Neal Davies (Bass-Baritone), Karina Gauvin (Soprano), Damien Guillon (Countertenor), Nicholas Phan (Tenor), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Bass-Baritone), Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Québec, Bernard Labadie (Music Director and Conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 25.3.2012 (SSM) Read more

Christ Resurrected in Karlstad


SwedenSweden J.S.Bach: St. John Passion, Wermland Opera Orchestra, Henrik Schaefer (conductor), Karlstad, 24.3.2012 (GF)

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A Thrilling Brahms Violin Concerto at the Seattle Symphony


United StatesUnited States Schubert, Janáček, and Brahms Jennifer Koh, (violin), Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 24.3.2012 (BJ) Read more

Haitink and Mahler’s 4th: a Masterly and Angelic Performance


SwitzerlandSwitzerland Haydn, Mahler: Tonhalle Orchestra, Bernard Haitink(conductor), Klara Ek (soprano), Tonhalle, Zurich, 23.3.2012 (JR) Read more

Virtuosity, Sheer Joy Characterize Evening of Indian Percussion


United StatesUnited States Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion: Zakir Hussain (tabla), Fazal Qureshi (tablia and kanjira), Rakesh Chaurasia (bansuri), T.H.V. Umashankar (ghatam), Sabir Khan (sarangi), Navin Sharma (dholak), Abbos Kosimov (doyra), Ningombam Joy Singh (dancing drummer of Manipur), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California at Berkeley. 24.3.2012 (HS) Read more

The Birth of Joy from the Spirit of Dance


GermanyGermany Rameau, Saint-Saëns, Mussorgsky/Ravel: Lise de la Salle (piano), NDR Sinfonieorchester, Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor), Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, 22.3.2012 (TKT) Read more

Argentine Premiere of Golijov’s St Mark Passion


ArgentinaArgentina  Golijov: La pasión según San Marcos: Soloists, Schola Cantorum de Venezuela,PassionOrchestra and Strings of the Orchestra of Teatro Colón, María Guinand (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 18.3.2012. (JSJ) Read more

Regrets, I Have a Few: Pacifica Quartet Ends Residence at Metropolitan Museum with Beethoven Cycle


United StatesUnited States Beethoven: Pacifica String Quartet, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 12.11.2011, 07.01.2012, 25.02.2012, 10.03.2012 (GG) Read more

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