Gergiev in Spain: Romeo et Juliette at Teatro Real


SpainSpain Hector Berlioz, Romeo et Juliette: Valencia Community Orchestra, Valencia Regional Government Chorus, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Teatro Real de Madrid, 11.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

From Verismo to Strauss by Way of Wuthering Heights: Renée Fleming in Valladolid


SpainSpain Renée Fleming in Concert: Renée Fleming, Miguel Harth-Bedoya (conductor), Symphony Orchestra Castilla y León, Auditorio Miguel Delibes de Valladolid, 18.12.2011 (JMI) Read more

Sir Mark Elder Interview – Part 3



Sir Mark Elder talks at length to Seen and Heard International

All the time, everyday I’m thinking about how I can present music to my audience in a way that will interest them, keep their curiosity and draw in more people.” – Sir Mark Elder

Interview with Sir Mark Elder at Manchester in November 2011 by Michael Cookson. Read more

The Long Road to Carnegie Hall: Pianist Christian Zacharias’ Debut Recital


United StatesUnited States Bach, Brahms, Beethoven and Schubert: Christian Zacharias, (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York,13.12.2011 (SSM) Read more

Elder Replaces Nelsons and Serves British Fare At Zurich Tonhalle


SwitzerlandSwitzerland Butterworth, Elgar and Richard Strauss Tonhalle Orchestra, Thomas Grossenbacher (cello), Michel Rouilly (viola), Sir Mark Elder, (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 18.12.2011 (JR) Read more

Fanciulla Roaring Success In Stockholm


SwedenSweden Puccini, La Fanciulla del West Royal Swedish Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Pier Giorgio Morandi (conductor), Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 17.12.2011 (Premiere) (GF)  Read more

Danish Company, ‘Republique’ Brings Vibrant Bollywood to London’s South Bank


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Grabowski: The Bollywood Trip, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. 13. 12. 2011 (CC)

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Jukka-Pekka Saraste Conducts Kurtág, Bartok, and Sibelius’s Two Last Symphonies.


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bartok, Kurtág and Sibelius: Hiromi Kikuchi (violin), Ken Hakii (viola), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 16.12.2011 (CG) Read more

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