Aspen Music Festival: Hadelich handles both ends of the recital dance

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival – Various: Augustin Hadelich (violin and piano), performance recorded at Hadelich’s home in Connecticut and presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, 23.8.2020. (HS)

Augustin Hadelich accompanies himself

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Aspen Music Festival: A dizzying Beethoven piano sonata from Andreas Haefliger

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Aspen Music Festival – Beethoven: Andreas Haefliger (piano), world premiere of a performance recorded in Uri, Switzerland, for an upcoming movie, presented virtually by Aspen Music Festival, 16.8.2020. (HS)

Andreas Haefliger at the Aspen Music Festival

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Fine singing and excellent musicianship from Roberto Alagna, Aleksandra Kurzak, and the Vienna Morphing Quintet

FranceFrance Met Stars Live in Concert [3]: Roberto Alagna (tenor) and Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano), Vienna Morphing Quintet (Yuuki Wong, Lucas Medlam [violins], Tomasz Wabnic [viola/director], Moritz Ebert [cello], Felipe Medina [double bass]), Alexander Wladigeroff (trumpet). Broadcast live in HD (directed by Gary Halvorson) from Le Chateau de la Chevre d’Or, Èze, France, 16.8.2020. (JPr)

Aleksandra Kurzak & Roberto Alagna

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Independence and boldness from Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Joonas Ahonen in Gstaad

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Kosmos Beethoven – Schönberg, Beethoven, Webern: Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Joonas Ahonen (piano), Gstaad Digital Festival, broadcast live from Église de Saanen, Saanen, Gstaad, 15.8.2020. (CS)

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (c) Marco Borggreve

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Mahler’s Sixth Symphony from Andris Nelsons and the VPO proves a musical metaphor for 2020

AustriaAustria 100th Salzburg Festival – Mahler: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor). Reviewed as an Arte Concert live stream from the Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 8.8.2020. (JPr)

Andris Nelsons conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © Marco Borrelli

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