Resounding success for three avant-garde masterpieces at Musikfest Berlin 2022

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [12] – Xenakis, Zimmermann, Dallapiccola: Wolfgang Koch (baritone), Ekaterina Semenchuk (mezzo-soprano), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (tenor), Caspar Singh (tenor), Oliver Boyd (baritone), Rundfunkchor Berlin (chorusmaster: Gijs Leenaars), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Livestreamed on Digital Concert Hall from the Philharmonie Berlin, 17.9.2022. (GT)

Kirill Petrenko conducts Wolfgang Koch (The Prisoner) and the Berlin Philharmonic © Bettina Stoss

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Vale of Glamorgan Festival opens with three orchestral premieres and a Grace Williams rarity

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vale of Glamorgan 2022 Festival, opening concert: Clare Hammond (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Jac van Steen (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 22.9.2022. (PCG)

Clare Hammond © Julie Kim

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Ambitious Musikfest concert from Jurowski and the RSB: Xenakis and Bartók will live long in the memory

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [11] – Xenakis, Bartók, Mahler: Georg Nigl (baritone), Dirk Rothbrust (percussion), Vilde Frang (violin), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Philharmonie Berlin, 13.9.2022. (CC)

Vilde Frang © Peter Meisel

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The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra are terrific ambassadors for the Ukraine at Berlin’s Musikfest

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2022 [7] – Skoryk, Lysenko, Karamanov, Sibelius: Tamara Stefanovich (pianist), Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra / Hobart Earle (conductor). Philharmonie Hall, 6.9.2022, livestreamed on Digital Concert Hall. (GT)

Hobart Earle conducts the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra © Fabian Schellhorn

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