The Mozartists’ immersion in a sliver of Mozart’s life continues to be remarkably satisfying

11/03/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Various composers – Mozart In Italy [2]: Cadogan Hall, London, 7.3.2020. (CC)

Sarah Aristidou and Kiandra Howarth (c) Martin Kendrick

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Thomas Søndergård masterminds a tremendous RSNO performance of music from Vienna’s Golden Age

11/03/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Richard Strauss, Mahler: Jane Irwin (alto), Simon O’Neill (tenor), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 7.3.2020. (GT)

Thomas Søndergård (c) Andy Buchanan

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Turning the corner on Angela Hewitt’s momentous four-year Bach Odyssey

11/03/2020

CanadaCanada J. S. Bach: Angela Hewitt (piano). Roy Barnett Recital Hall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 26.2.2020. (GN)

Angela Hewitt © Ole Christiansen

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A confident debut with the LSO for Karina Canellakis

10/03/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom R. Strauss, Ravel: Cédric Tiberghien (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 8.3.2020. (CS)

Karina Canellakis (c) Mathias Bothor

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Performances of great polish, stylistic awareness and sheer beauty from Ian Page and The Mozartists

10/03/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Guglielmi, Mozart In Italy [1] – The Audition: Samantha Clarke (soprano), Rachel Kelly (mezzo), Stuart Jackson (tenor), The Mozartists / Ian Page (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 6.3.2020. (CC)

Mozart in Italy – The Audition (c) Martin Kendrick

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Fine Berlin anniversary tribute to Beethoven and Isaac Stern from Zukerman and Barenboim

10/03/2020

GermanyGermany Beethoven: Pinchas Zukerman (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 8.3.2020. (MB)

Pinchas Zukerman and Daniel Barenboim © Monika Rittershaus

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Sharing a Duet and a Dream: George Benjamin at 60

09/03/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Knussen, Messiaen, Benjamin and Janáček: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), James Hall (countertenor), Philharmonia Voices (Ladies), Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir George Benjamin (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.3.2020. (CSa)

Sir George Benjamin (c) Chris Christodoulou

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All the colors of the rainbow in Louis Langrée’s debut with the New York Philharmonic

09/03/2020

United StatesUnited States Debussy, Ravel, Scriabin: Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano), Women’s Chorus from The Juilliard School, New York Philharmonic / Louis Langrée (conductor). David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 5.3.2020. (RP)

Louis Langrée conducting the New York Philharmonic © Chris Lee

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