Exciting Brahms in New York from Ursula Oppens and the Cassatt Quartet

23/08/2011

United StatesUnited States  Barber, Beethoven, Brahms: Cassatt String Quartet, Ursula Oppens (piano), Bargemusic, Brooklyn, 3.8.2011 (GG) Read more

An excellent Verdi Requiem at Chicago’s Grant Park Festival

23/08/2011

United StatesUnited States  Verdi, Requiem: Grant Park Orchestra, William G. Spaulding (Guest Chorus Director), Amber Wagner (soprano), Michaela Martens (mezzo soprano), Michael Fabiano (tenor), Kyle Ketelsen (bass-baritone), Carlos Kalmar (Artistic Director and Principal Conductor), Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago, 20.8.2011 (JLZ) Read more

Edinburgh Fringe Festival (5) – Llŷr Williams’ invigorating and awe-inpiring “Waldstein”

23/08/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven Concert Series at Greyfriars Kirk (5) :  Llŷr Williams (piano), Greyfriars Kirk, 22.8.2011 (SRT) Read more

Poetic Inspiration: A Poet Tackles Mozart at the Mostly Mozart Festival

23/08/2011

United StatesUnited States Mostly Mozart Festival (5): Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Jonathan Nott (Conductor), Juho Pohjonen (Piano), Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 17.8.2011 (SSM)
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Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 11 ) – Beethoven

22/08/2011

AustriaAustria Beethoven: Kristian Bezuidenhout (piano), Viktoria Mullova (violin), Grand Concert Hall Mozarteum, Salzburg, 11.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (8) – Sensual Duparc and monochrome Schumann from Sophie Koch

22/08/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Sopie Koch sings Schumann, Liszt, Debussy and Duparc : Sophie Koch (mezzo), Sophie Raynaud (piano). Queen’s Hall, 22.08.2011 (SRT)

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Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 10 ) – Schubert, Schumann, Schoenberg

22/08/2011

AustriaAustria Schubert, Schumann, Schoenberg: Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Mark Steinberg (violin, viola), Clemens Hagen (cello), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Barbara Sukowa (speaker), Marina Piccinini (flute), Anthony McGill (clarinet), Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 10.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (7) – Toshio Hosokawa impresses with his new work

22/08/2011

United KingdomUnited Kingdom   Ravel, Hosokawa, Duruflé : Sophie Koch (mezzo), Simon Keenlyside (bar), National Youth Choir of Scotland, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Robin Ticciati (conductor) Usher Hall, 21.8.2011 (SRT)

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