Meticulous Mahler from Chailly and the Remarkable Lucerne Festival Orchestra

25/08/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [2] – Mahler: Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne, 24.8.2019. (JR)

Riccardo Chaillly (c) Marco Borggreve

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Very Pleasant Programme in a Haven of Musical Peace on the Fringe

24/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 [4] – Aguado, Ferries: Stuart Murray-Mitchell (tenor), Gordon Ferries (guitar), St Cecilia’s Hall, Edinburgh, 24.8.2019. (SRT) Read more

Fine Cast Can’t Overcome a Dreadful Salzburg Production of Médée

24/08/2019

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [7] – Cherubini, Médée: Soloists, Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 19.8.2019. (MB)

Médée (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Thomas Aurin

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Magnificent Bruckner from the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and Andris Nelsons at the Proms

24/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 47Bach and Bruckner: Michael Schönheit (organ), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.8.2019. (AS)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig at the 2019 BBC Proms
(c) Chris Christodoulou

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A Persuasive Weinberg Symphony from Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO

24/08/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom BBC PROM 46 – Dorothy Howell, Elgar, Knussen, Weinberg: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 22.8.2019. (CS)

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts the CBSO (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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Lucerne Festival [1]: Nézet-Séguin, Kavakos and the LFO Astound in Two Masterpieces

23/08/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [1] – Beethoven, Shostakovich: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 22.9.2019. (JR) 

Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve

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Nearing the Aspen Finish Line, Mozart’s Figaro and McDuffie in Recital

23/08/2019

United StatesUnited States Aspen Music Festival [9]: Aspen. (HS) Read more

Maurizio Pollini’s Intellectual and Pianistic Mastery at the Salzburg Festival

23/08/2019

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [6] – Schoenberg, Nono, and Beethoven: Maurizio Pollini (piano), André Richard (sound direction). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 18.8.2019. (MB)

Maurizio Pollini (piano)
(c) Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli

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