Outstanding Tetzlaff Quartet performances of Schoenberg and Beethoven in Berlin

23/01/2020

GermanyGermany Schoenberg and Beethoven: Tetzlaff Quartet (Christian Tetzlaff, Elisabeth Kufferath [violins], Hanna Weinmeister [viola], Tanja Tetzlaff [cello]). Kammermusiksaal, Philharmonie, Berlin, 19.1.2020. (MB)

Tetzlaff Quartett (c) Giorgiia Bertazzi

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Not just any bootcamp: Renée Fleming’s SongStudio returns to Carnegie Hall

22/01/2020

United StatesUnited States Various composers, SongStudio 2020: Singers and pianists,.Carnegie Hall, New York, 16-18.1.2020. (RP)

Renée Fleming and SongStudio participants at Zankel Hall © Jennifer Taylor

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In New York, an operatically inclined group excels in chamber music

22/01/2020

United StatesUnited States Aucoin, Ives, Wollschleger, Honstein: American Modern Opera Company, The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation, New York City, 11.1.2020. (DS)

Matthew Aucoin (c) Steven Laxton

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Rousing Pictures crowns an evening in Miami

22/01/2020

United StatesUnited States Berlioz, Saint-Saëns, Mussorgsky: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), New World Symphony / Chad Goodman and Juanjo Mena (conductors). Knight Concert Hall, Miami, 11.1.2020. (RDA)

Juanjo Mena (c) Michal Novak

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Melodies abound in Gianandrea Noseda’s fine debut with the Philharmonia Zurich

20/01/2020

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn: Narek Haknazaryan (cello), Philharmonia Zurich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Zurich Opera House, 19.1.2010. (JR)

Gianandrea Noseda (c) Steve Sherman

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Unusual programme enlivens Cartagena Music Festival

17/01/2020

ColombiaColombia Martinus, Pinzón, Victoria: Santiago Cañón–Valencia (cello), Orquesta de Cámara de Colombia / Federico Hoyos (conductor), Julio Victoria Live Band. Auditorio Getsemaní, Cartagena, Columbia, 11.1.2020. (LV)

Santiago Cañón–Valencia (cello), Orquesta de Cámara de Colombia & Federico Hoyos (conductor)
(c) Diego Vega

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Lahav Shani impresses with the Staatskapelle Berlin

15/01/2020

GermanyGermany Elgar and Mussorgsky: Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Staatskapelle Berlin, Lahav Shani / (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 13.1.2020. (MB)

Pinchas Zukerman © Cheryl Mazak

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A thrillingly ambitious recital by Igor Levit in Berlin

15/01/2020

GermanyGermany Muffat, Rzewski, Kerll, and Busoni: Igor Levit (piano), Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 11.1.2020. (MB)

Igor Levit at Pierre Boulez Saal © Peter Adamik

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