The Cleveland Orchestra perform a glorious, singing, Schubert Great C major at Berlin’s Musikfest

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [4] – Rihm, Schubert: Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Philharmonie Hall, Berlin, 3.9.2022, and livestreamed on Digital Concert Hall. (GT)

Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni

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Nézet-Séguin and his Philadelphians bring Florence Price’s First Symphony to Berlin’s Musikfest

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [3] – Dvořák, Szymanowski, Price: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor). Philharmonie Hall, Berlin, 1.9.2022, livestreamed on the Digital Concert Hall, 1.9.2022. (GT)

Rehearsal: Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) and Lisa Batiashvili (violin) © Todd Rosenberg Photography

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Allan Clayton’s Gerontius was a remarkable Proms performance that was a privilege to witness

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC Proms 2022 [24], Prom 59 – Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius: Allan Clayton (Gerontius), Jamie Barton (Angel), James Platt (Priest/Angel of the Agony), London Philharmonic Choir, Hallé Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.8.2022. (KMcD)

Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius at the BBC Proms 2022 © BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Messaien’s imagination unleashed in Salzburg by Esa-Pekka Salonen

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [7] – Wagner and Messiaen: Yuja Wang (piano), Cécile Lartigau (ondes martenot), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 28.8.2022. (MB)

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © SF/Marco Borrelli

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Lucerne Festival: Berlin Philharmonic in a class of their own

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [3] – Schnittke, Bruckner: Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor). Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL), Lucerne, 1.9.2022. (JR)

Tabea Zimmermann (viola) & Daniel Harding (conductor) (c) Priska Ketterer/LF

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A fairytale Die Zauberflöte in Salzburg

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [6] – Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera (chorus director: Jörn Hinnerk Andresen), Angelika-Prokopp-Summer Academy of the Vienna Philharmonic (stage music), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Joana Mallwitz (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 27.8.2022. (MB)

Ilse Eerens (First Lady), Sophie Rennert (Second Lady), Noa Beinart (Third Lady), Wiener Sängerknaben (Three Boys), Mauro Peter (Tamino), Roland Koch (Grandfather), Valérie Junker (Third Priest) © SF/Sandra Then

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