John Adams and Mason Bates Premieres Jostle Earlier Musical Mavericks


  United StatesUnited States Adams, Bates, Feldman, Varèse: Paul Jacobs (organ), Emmanuel Ax (piano), St. Lawrence String Quartet, San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 15.3.2012 (HS) Read more

Magnificent Cello Playing Brings Out a Unique Composer’s Voice


United StatesUnited States Auerbach: Lera Auerbach (composer-pianist), Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Lina Tetriani (soprano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 14.3.2012 (HS) Read more

Ludovic Morlot’s Bond with the Seattle Symphony Grows Stronger


United StatesUnited States Debussy, Dutilleux, Martinů, and Ravel: Xavier Phillips (cello), Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 15.3.2012 (BJ) Read more

Art for Arties’ Sake – Promoting Western Classical Music in Mumbai


IndiaIndia Arties Festival India: Karen Vourc’h (soprano), Olivier Patey (clarinet), Emmanuel Christien (piano), Hugues Borsarello (violin), Diet Tilanus (violin), Marie Chilemme (viola), Gauthier Herrmann (cello); Experimental Theatre, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, 13.3.2012 (JSM). Read more

A Rave for Max Raabe & Palast Orchester


United StatesUnited States  Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, “One Cannot Kiss Alone”: Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. 3.3.2012 (BH) Read more

Oslo International Church Music Festival (1)


NorwayNorway Bach: Peter van Dijk (organ), Oslo Domkirke, 10.3.2012 (JFL) Read more

Mozarts and Bachs: Allegedly “Like Father, Like Son”


United StatesUnited States  Leopold and Wolfgang Amadé Mozart, Johann Sebastian and Johann Christian Bach: Eric Garcia (conductor), Cordula Merks (concertmaster and leader), Susan Gulkis Assadi (viola soloist and leader), Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 9.3.2012 (BJ) Read more

RPO Performs Brahms, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Brahms, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Roustem Saitkoulov (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Grzegorz Nowak (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London 13.03.2012 (RB) Read more

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