Berg and Beethoven were served to perfection at the Barbican by soloists, chorus, Simon Rattle and LSO

23/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven 250 – Berg, Beethoven: Elsa Dreisig (soprano), Pavol Breslik (tenor), David Soar (bass), London Symphony Chorus and London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, 19.1.2020. (AK)

LSO’s Christus am Ölberge (c) Candice Wittion

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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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Lisa Batiashvili’s virtuosity makes Berg’s Violin Concerto take flight in Oxford

21/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Berg & Brahms: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Marios Papadopoulos (conductor). Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 17.1.2020. (CR)

Lisa Batiashvili (c) Sammy Hart

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With the SCO, Maxim Emelyanychev confirms his world-class talent for baroque music

21/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Lully, Rameau, Telemann: Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Maxim Emelyanychev (director/harpsichord). City Hall Glasgow, 17.1.2020. (GT)

Maxim Emelyanychev (c) Ryan Buchanan

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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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