Boston Symphony Orchestra Opens Tanglewood Season with Elegant Mozart and Magnificent Mahler

09/07/2019

Tanglewood [1] – Mozart, Mahler: Emmanuel Ax (piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA, 5.7.2019. (RP)

Andris Nelsons and the BSO © Hilary Scott

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Donizetti Trio Works Wonders In Whangarei

05/07/2019

Vivaldi, Donizetti, Jennings, Fauré, Koechlin, Hoadley, Mozart: Donizetti Trio (Luca Manghi, [flute], Ben Hoadley [bassoon], David Kelly [piano]), Old Library, Whangarei, New Zealand, 30.6.2019. (PSe) Read more

Replacing Tilson Thomas, Brabbins Creates French Magic in San Francisco

02/07/2019

Debussy, Fauré, Ravel: Soloists, Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco (director: Susan McMane), San Francisco Boys Chorus (director: Ian Robertson), San Francisco Symphony Chorus (director: Ragnar Bohlin), San Francisco Symphony / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 27.6.2019. (HS)

Martyn Brabbins (c) Ben Ealovega

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For Maestro Morlot’s Seattle Finale, Love Is the Word

02/07/2019

Wagner, Debussy, Janáček: Maria Mannisto (soprano), Ludovit Ludha (tenor), Seattle Symphony Chorale, Northwest Boy Choir, Seattle Symphony / Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 22.6.2019. (ZC)

Ludovic Morlot (c) Lisa Marie Mazzucco

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Auckland Youth Orchestra’s Exceptional Prokofiev Seventh

01/07/2019

Richard Strauss, Jules Mouquet, Prokofiev: Henry Close (horn), Jacob Webster (flute), Auckland Youth Orchestra / Antun Poljanich (conductor). The Old Library, Whangarei, New Zealand, 22.6.2019. (PSe) Read more

Beethoven Invigorates a Day of Chamber Music in Montréal

01/07/2019

Bach, Beethoven, Honegger, Ysaÿe: James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano), Carissa Klopoushak, Christina Bouey, Amy Hillis, Emmanuel Vukovich (violins), Cameron Crozman (cello), Richard Raymond (piano). Bourgie Hall, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal. 14.6.2019. (LV)

James Ehnes (c) Ben Ealovega

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An Imaginative Presentation of Mozart’s Requiem that is More than Multi-Layered

01/07/2019

Mozart, Requiem K626 (original fragments): accentus, Insula Orchestra / Laurence Equilbey (conductor). La Seine Musicale, Paris, France, 27.6.2019 (CC)

(c) Julien Benhamou

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Blomstedt’s Beautiful Brahms at Tonhalle Zurich

28/06/2019

Brahms: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 27.6.2019. (JR)

Herbert Blomstedt (c) Martin Lengemann

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