A Fistful of Faust From Barcelona: Schumann’s Scenes With Josep Pons

29/10/2011

SpainSpain R. Schumann, Scenes from Goethe’s Faust: Soloists, Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus Gran Teatre del Liceu. Josep Pons (conductor), Barcelona’s  Liceu, 27.10.2011 (JMI) Read more

Dimitri Tiomkin’s Music and His Oscars Rollin’ to The Barbican Hall

28/10/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  The Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin: Andrew Playfoot, Whitney Claire Kaufman (vocalists), London Voices, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Kaufman (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 27.10.2011. (JPr) Read more

Triumphant New Semi-staged Production of Bartok’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

28/10/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Debussy, Janáček, Bartók: Michelle DeYoung (Judith), Sir John Tomlinson (Bluebeard), Juliet Stevenson (narrator), Nick Hillel (director), Philharmonia Orchestra,  Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham 21.10.2011 Read more

A Memorable Celebration of Sir Malcolm Arnold’s Ninetieth Anniversary in Northampton

27/10/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom The Sixth Annual Malcolm Arnold Festival, The Royal & Derngate, Northampton, 21- 23 October 2011 (LM) Read more

Intriguing Affinities: Haitink Conducts Schubert and Mahler in Chicago

26/10/2011

United StatesUnited States Schubert, MahlerKlara Ek (soprano) , Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 22.10.2011 (JLZ) Read more

A Glowing German Requiem from Gatti in Zurich

25/10/2011

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Brahms, Ein deutsches RequiemMartina Jankova (Soprano), Thomas Hampson (baritone), Orchestra of the Zurich Opera, Daniele Gatti (conductor), Camerata Vocale Freiburg,  Tonhalle Zurich, 23.10.2011, (JR) Read more

The Symphony That Should Not Speak Its Name: Mahler’s Eighth Opens Santa Cecilia Season

25/10/2011

ItalyItaly  Mahler, Symphony no. 8Manuela Uhl, Christine Brewer, Ailish Tynan (sopranos), Sara Mingardo and Maria Radner (contraltos), Nickolai Schukoff (tenor), Christopher Maltman (baritone), Georg Zeppenfeld (bass), Orchestra, Chorus and Children’s Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale of Santa Cecilia and the China National Chorus,  Ciro Visco and Vijay Upadhyaya (chorus masters),  Antonio Pappano (conductor),  Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome 23.10.2011 (JB) Read more

Parish Music: International Mix from Latin America and Premiere of US Work

24/10/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Samuel Barber, Javier Alvarez, Silvestre Revueltas, David Stock, Miguel del Aguila: Santiago Quartet, Beckford Parish Church, Worcestershire. 22.10.11(RJ) Read more

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