Berlin Musikfest (3): Mid-20th Century Works Performed by the Great Concertebgouw


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GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin 2013 (3) Lutosławski, Bartók, Prokofiev: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam/Daniele Gatti (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 4.9.2013.


Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Dirigent: Daniele Gatti, Klavier: Yefim Bronfman, [(c) Kai Bienert,

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amstedam, Dirigent: Daniele Gatti, (c) Kai Bienert,

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Berlin Musikfest (2): Runnicles Pays Tribute to Two Kindred Spirits


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GermanyGermany Britten, Shostakovich: Musikfest Berlin 2013, Klaus Florian Vogt (tenor), Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Donald Runnicles (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin – 3rd September 2013 (MC)


Donald Runnicles Photo by Ashley Wilkerson Photography

Donald Runnicles
Photo by Ashley Wilkerson Photography

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Berlin Musikfest (1): Elation at Shostakovich and Britten Performances


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GermanyGermany Shostakovich, Britten:Berlin Musikfest 2013, Angela Denoke (soprano), Petr Migunov (bass), Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 2.9.2013 (MC)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, credit Holger Talinski

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Edinburgh Festival (19): Royal Concertgebouw on Top Form in Mahler’s Ninth


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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2013 (19) – Mahler: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra /Daniele Gatti (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 30.8.2013 (SRT)


Daniele Gatti. Photo by Abramovitz

Daniele Gatti. Photo by Abramovitz

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Convincing Rite of Spring from Rattle


AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival (9) – Schoenberg, Berg, and Stravinsky: Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 26.8.2013 (MB) Read more

Herham’s Outstanding Production of Die Meistersinger


AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival (10) – Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Academy Mastersingers of the Young Singers’ Project, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera (concert master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 27.8.2013 (MB)

Die Meistersinger Pic credit Salzburger Festspiele/Forster

Die Meistersinger
Pic credit Salzburger Festspiele/Forster

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PROM 60: Elemental Terror in Sir Andrew’s Billy Budd



United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 60. Britten, Billy Budd:  (semi-staged) Soloists, Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Andrew Davis. Royal Albert Hall, London, 27.8.2013 (CC)


Prom 60:Biily Budd Photo: BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Prom 60:Billy Budd
Photo: BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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PROM 57: Elder’s Majestic Parsifal Spoilt by Cast Weaknesses


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 57, Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus, Trinity Boys Choir, Hallé Youth Choir, Hallé Orchestra / Sir Mark Elder.(conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 25.7.2013. (JPr)

Prom 57 – Parsifal (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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