Sterling Endeavours from SWR Sinfonieorchester and Roth in Challenging Concert

12/09/2015

GermanyGermany Wyschnegradsky, Haas, Schoenberg: Klaus Steffes-Holländer, Matan Porat, Florian Hoelscher, Julia Vogelsänger, Akiko Okabe, Christoph Grund (pianos), SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg/François-Xavier Roth, Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin 7.9.2015 (MC)

©PHOTOPQR/LE DAUPHINE/Jean Francois SOUCHET - LA COTE SAINT ANDRE  LE 25/08/2012 - LA 19e EDITION DU FESTIVAL BERLIOZ. L ORCHESTRE "LES SIECLES"  EST DIRIGE PAR FRANCOIS-XAVIER ROTH. (MaxPPP TagID: maxpeopleworld005143.jpg) [Photo via MaxPPP]

François-Xavier Roth
©PHOTOPQR/LE DAUPHINE/Jean Francois Souchet

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Emerson Bring Together Beethoven and the Second Viennese School

12/09/2015

GermanyGermany Beethoven, Webern, Berg, Schoenberg: Emerson Quartet, Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Berlin Musikfest 2015, Kammermusiksaal, Berlin 10.9.2015 (MC)

Emerson String Quartet (Berliner Festspiele | Musikfest Berlin 2015)

Emerson String Quartet (c) Liza Mazzucco

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Deutsche Oper Berlin and Runnicles Explore the Debussy-Wagner Connection

10/09/2015

GermanyGermany Debussy, Wagner: Klaus Florian Vogt, Evelyn Herlitzius, Seth Carico, Orchester und Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Donald Runnicles, Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin 8.9.2015 (MC)

Donald Runnicles © Bettina Stöß

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Mahler’s Seventh Proves a Tough Nut to Crack

07/09/2015

Iván Fischer, photo Marco Borggreve (1)

Iván Fischer c Marco Borggreve

GermanyGermany Dalbavie, Mahler: Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor), Konzerthausorchester Berlin/Iván Fischer (conductor), Berlin Musikfest 2015, Philharmonie, Berlin, 6.9.2015. (MC) Read more

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