After a Night to Warm Up, Fischer and Budapest Shine in Schubert

04/11/2011

United StatesUnited States   Schubert, Bartók: András Schiff (piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 29-30.10.2011 (BH) Read more

Persuasive Reading of Haydn’s Creation by Venerable Bernard Haitink

04/11/2011

United StatesUnited States  Haydn, The Creation: Klara Ek (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass-baritone), Chicago Symphony Chorus (Duain Wolfe, director), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 28.10.2011 (JLZ) Read more

Webern and Stravinsky in a Bachian Perspective

04/11/2011

United StatesUnited States  Bach, Webern and Stravinsky: Kristian Bezuidenhout (harpsichord), Elisa Barston (violin), Judy Kriewall (flute), Seattle Symphony, Andrew Manze (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 29.10.2011 (BJ) Read more

Gergiev’s Munich Shostakovich Cycle Begins

03/11/2011

GermanyGermany D. Shostakovich: Munich Philharmonic, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Gasteig Philharmonic Hall, Munich, 2.11.2011 (JFL) Read more

The Minnesota Orchestra in Two Rarities, Flanking a Repertory Cornerstone

03/11/2011

United StatesUnited States Tchaikovsky, Nielsen: Stephen Hough (piano), Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 27.10.2011 (BH) Read more

On the Brink, the Philadelphia Orchestra Comes Roaring Back

02/11/2011

United StatesUnited States Fauré, Beethoven, Shostakovich: Lang Lang (piano), The Philadelphia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 24.10.2011 (BH) Read more

A Taste of the French and Italian Baroque: Duetto/Duo with Jean-Paul Fouchécourt and Gaële Le Roi at Zankel

02/11/2011

United StatesUnited States Lully, Charpentier, Lambert, Vittori, Cavalli, Melani, Monteverdi: Duetto/Duo, Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor), Gaële Le Roi (soprano), Ryan Brown and Elizabeth Field (violins), Loretta O’Sullivan (violoncello), Andrew Appel (harpsichord), Scott Pauley(theorbo), Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, 30-10-2011 (SSM) Read more

Audra McDonald’s Triumphant Return Reminds Us of What We’ve Been Missing

01/11/2011

United StatesUnited States Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall: Audra McDonald (vocalist), Ted Sperling (conductor), Andy Einhorn (piano), Mark Vanderpoel (bass), Gene Lewin (drums), Matt Beck (guitar), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 22.10.2011 (BH) Read more

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