A persuasive recital by Dorothea Röschmann at the Oxford Lieder Festival

27/10/2019

Oxford Lieder Festival 2019 [3] – Mendelssohn, Wolf, Mahler, Schumann & Wagner: Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano). St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford 25.10.2019. (CR)

Dorothea Röschmann © Harald Hoffmann

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Barenboim and the West-Eastern-Divan Orchestra: still an inspiration after twenty years

26/10/2019

GermanyGermany Beethoven and Bruckner: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), West-Eastern-Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (piano, conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 23.10.2019. (MB)

Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), West-Eastern-Divan Orchestra
& Daniel Barenboim (piano, conductor) (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Adès, Gerstein and the LPO speak the same musical language

26/10/2019

Sibelius, Adès, Holst: Kirill Gerstein (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Adès (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 23.10.2019. (AK)

Thomas Adès © Winslow Townson

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Suk’s ‘Asrael’ Symphony proves to be an intense, unforgettable LSO experience

25/10/2019

Czech Roots: Dvořák, Suk: Truls Mørk (cello), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 24.10.2019. (CC)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) and the LSO

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Three violas, front-and-center with Miami’s New World Symphony

25/10/2019

United StatesUnited States Higdon, Feldman, Berlioz arr. Steven Mackey: Roberto Diaz, Tabea Zimmermann, and Cynthia Phelps (violas), New World Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas and Christopher Rountree (conductors). New World Center, Miami. 19.10.2019. (LV)

Steven Mackey, Tabea Zimmermann, Michael Tilson Thomas,
and the New World Symphony

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In Ohio, a frustrating demonstration of why venues matter

25/10/2019

United StatesUnited States Echoes of Venice: Amanda Powell, Raha Mirzadegan (sopranos), Jacob Perry (tenor), The Dark Horse Consort, Apollo’s Singers, Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), United Church of Christ, Avon Lake, Ohio, 20.10.2019. (MSJ)

Jeannette Sorrell with the Dark Horse Consort, Apollo’s Singers,
and Apollo’s Fire

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An auspicious debut for the new director of CityMusic Cleveland

24/10/2019

United StatesUnited States Mozart, Bruch, Montgomery, Haydn: Amit Peled (cello), CityMusic Cleveland / Amit Peled (conductor), St. Stanislaus Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 19.10.2019 (MSJ)

Amit Peled rehearsing CityMusic Cleveland
in St. Stanislaus Church (c) Mark S. Jordan

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The young Bennewitz Quartet displays great beauty and strength

24/10/2019

CanadaCanada Schumann, Janáček, Dvořák: Bennewitz Quartet (Jakub Fišer and Štěpán Ježek [violins], Jiří Pinkas [viola], Štěpán Doležal [cello]), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 13.10.2019. (GN)

Bennewitz Quartet © Kamil Ghais

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