Pinchas Zukerman and Daniel Barenboim bring to Beethoven a freshness born of internalisation

GermanyGermany Beethoven: Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 29.2.2020. (MB)

Pinchas Zukerman and Daniel Barenboim © Monika Rittershaus

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Salonen + Concerto + Josefowicz + San Francisco Symphony = Nirvana

United StatesUnited States Beethoven, Salonen, Nielsen: Leila Josefowicz (violin), San Francisco Symphony / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 28.2.2020. (HS)

Leila Josefowicz (c) Brandon Patoc

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Insula’s remarkable musical exploration of the relationship between man and nature

FranceFrance Pastoral for the Planet: Sophie Karthäuser (soprano), Insula Orchestra / Laurence Equilbey (dramaturg / conductor). La Seine Musicale, Paris, 26.2.2020. (CC)

Insula Orchestra’s Pastorale for the Planet (c) Marie Guilloux

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Benjamin Grosvenor and friends at the QEH excel in Romantic piano quartets

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mahler, R. Strauss & Brahms: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Hyeyoon Park (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Kian Soltani (cello). Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 27.2.2020. (CC)

Timothy Ridout (viola), Kian Soltani (cello), Benjamin Grosvenor (piano) & Hyeyoon Park (violin)
(c) Kathryn Hare

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