Day 19 of the George Enescu Festival: Yuja Wang and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

RomaniaRomania George Enescu Festival 2021 [2]: Yuja Wang (piano), Mahler Chamber Orchestra (concertmaster & leader: Matthew Truscott). Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest, 15.9.2021. (SS)

Yuja Wang plays at the George Enescu Festival (c) Andrei Gîndac

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Magnificent Mahler’s Third Symphony inaugurates Zurich’s renovated Tonhalle

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Mahler: Wiebke Lehmkuhl (alto), Zürcher Sängerknaben (Konrad von Aarburg, Alphons von Aarburg, chorusmasters), Ladies of the Zürcher Sing-Akademie (chorusmaster Florian Helgath, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor). Tonhalle, Zurich, 16.9.2021. (JR)

Mahler 3 inaugurates the renovated Tonhalle (c) Gaetan Bally

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The Metropolitan Opera marks the anniversary of 9/11 with Verdi’s Requiem

United StatesUnited States Verdi’s Requiem – The Met Remembers 9/11: Ailyn Pérez (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Matthew Polenzani (tenor), Eric Owens (bass-baritone), Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor). Metropolitan Opera, New York, 11.9.2021. (RP)

Verdi’s Requiem at the Metropolitan Opera © Richard Termine/The Met

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A truly unforgettable performance of Britten’s War Requiem at Musikfest Berlin

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin [5] – Britten’s War Requiem, Op.66: Flurina Stucki (soprano), Matthew Newlin (tenor), Markus Brück (baritone), Chorus and Children’s Choir of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Sir Donald Runnicles (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 10.9.2021. (CC)

Britten’s War Requiem at Berlin’s Philharmonie (c) Martina Hafner/B.Z.

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