Vladimir Jurowski opens the LPO’s 2020 Vision series in terrific style

10/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Eötvös, Scriabin: Marco Blaauw (trumpet), Omar Ebrahim (speaker), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 8.2.2020. (CC)

Vladimir Jurowski (c) Drew Kelley

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From Missy Mazzoli, a soothing ‘Sanctuary’ at San Francisco Symphony’s Soundbox

10/02/2020

United StatesUnited States Marcos Balter, Mario Diaz de Leon, Missy Mazzoli, Meredith Monk, John Luther Adams: Missy Mazzoli (curator and synthesizer), Marnie Breckenridge (soprano), Mario Diaz de Leon (synthesizer), Lorna Dune (DJ and synthesizer), members of the San Francisco Symphony / Edwin Outwater (conductor). Soundbox at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 7.2.2020. (HS)

Edwin Outwater conducts Arvo Pärt’s ‘Silentium’, from Tabula Rasa (1977)

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Tenor Dominick Armstrong gives volcanic Janáček performance for Brooklyn Art Song Society

09/02/2020

United StatesUnited States Brooklyn Art Song Society Home IV – Bartók, Kodály, Janáček: Lucy Fitz Gibbon, Caitlin Mead (sopranos), Allison Gish, Kate Maroney (mezzo-sopranos), Dominic Armstrong (tenor), Michael Brofman, Joel Harder (piano). Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, 7.2.2020. (RP)

Janáček, Bartók & Kodály © Joan Chiverton

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Beethoven chamber music provides an evening of delights in Bonn

09/02/2020

GermanyGermany BTVN WOCHE [2] – Beethoven: Adam Walker (flute), Lucas Macías Navarro (oboe), Vicente Alberola (clarinet), Guilhaume Santana (bassoon), José Vicente Castelló (horn), Daniel Sepec (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Tomas Djupsjöbacka (cello), Janne Saksala (double bass), Olli Mustonen (piano). Kammermusiksaal Hermann J. Abs, Bonn, 7.2.2020. (MB) Read more

Multicultural Pianism from Beatrice Rana at Wigmore Hall

09/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Schumann, Albéniz, Stravinsky: Beatrice Rana (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 7.2.2020. (JB)

Beatrice Rana and Jack Buckley (c) Christopher Axworthy

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Meta4’s stimulating celebration of Beethoven 250 in Bonn

09/02/2020

GermanyGermany BTHVN WOCHE [1] – Beethoven: Meta4 (Antti Tikkanen, Mina Pensola [violins], Atte Kilpeläinen [viola], Tomas Djupsjöbacka [cello]). Kammermusiksaal Hermann J. Abs, Bonn, 6.2.2020 (MB) Read more

Baroque music-making of the highest order from Concentus Musicus Wien at Wigmore Hall

08/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Biber, Telemann, Vivaldi, Purcell: Concentus Musicus Wien / Stefan Gottfried (director). Wigmore Hall, 6.2.2020. (AK)

Concentus Musicus Wien (c) Daniela Matejschek

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Rafael Payare and Vilde Frang give towering performances with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

08/02/2020

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bartók, Shostakovich, Dvořák: Vilde Frang (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Rafael Payare (conductor). Tonhalle Maag, Zurich. 6.1.2020. (JR)

Rafael Payare (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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