Eloquent Bruckner at the Heart of Rattle/Berlin at Carnegie Hall


United StatesUnited States  Debussy, Dvořák, Schoenberg, Elgar, Bruckner, Mahler: Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 23/24/25.2.12 (BH) Read more

Something Missing from András Schiff’s Recital


United StatesUnited States  Bach, Bartók, Beethoven: András Schiff (piano), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California at Berkeley. 29.2.2012 (HS) Read more

Carmina Burana in Mumbai: a Mixed Success


IndiaIndia C. Orff, Carmina Burana: Members of the Kazakh State Philharmonic Capella, The Paranjoti Academy Chorus, Living Voices, The Stop-Gaps Choral Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra of India; Marat Bisengaliev (conductor).Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, 25.2.2012 (JSM) Read more

Well, He Certainly Got Around: St Luke’s Chamber Ensemble’s ‘Circling Bach’


United StatesUnited States S. Rossi, A. Vivaldi, G. F. Handel, C. P. E. Bach, Circling Bach: Myron Lutzke (cello), Elizabeth Mann (flute), St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Brooklyn Museum, New York, 25.2.2012 (SSM) Read more

Polish Orchestra Takes L.A. by Storm


United StatesUnited States Lutoslawski, Chopin and Brahms/Schoenberg: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Wrocƚaw Philharmonic Orchestra (Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor), Cerritos Performing Arts Center, Cerritos (California), 2.25.2012 (LV) Read more

Sparkling Beethoven and Glorious Haydn from Canton Symphony


United StatesUnited States   Beethoven, Haydn: Tessa Grindle-de Graaf (soprano), Sandra Ross (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Krumreig (tenor), Brian Keith Johnson (baritone), Canton Symphony Orchestra, Gerhardt Zimmermann (conductor), Umstattd Hall, Canton, Ohio (USA), 26.2.2012 (TW) Read more

And Then the Earth Shook and Trembled: Rattle, the BPO and Bruckner’s Ninth


United StatesUnited States A. Bruckner: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York 24.2.2012 (SSM) Read more

Dutoit, Philadelphia…and Eight Soloists


United StatesUnited States Martin, Mendelssohn, Bartók: Soloists, James Ehnes (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (chief conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 14.2.2012 (BH) Read more

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