Lucerne Festival (4):Vienna Philharmonic Impresses but Dudamel Disappoints

25/09/2014

  Lucerne Festival (4)  Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky    Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel (conductor), Volkhard Steude (violin) Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne    14.9.2014 (JR)

Dudamel (c) Vern Evans Photo

Dudamel (c) Vern Evans Photo

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Lucerne Festival (3) – Magnificent Mahler from Gilbert and the Gewandhaus  

11/09/2014

  Lucerne Festival  (3) Mahler  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Ladies of the Leipzig Opera Choir (chorus-master Alessandro Zuppardo), Ladies of the Gewandhaus Choir (chorus-master Gregor Meyer), Gewandhaus Childrens‘ Chorus (Frank-Steffen Elster chorus-master), Gerhild Romberger (Alto), , Alan Gilbert (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne 8.9.2014 (JR)

 

Alan Gilbert in New York, 11/18/09.  Photo by Chris Lee.

Alan Gilbert in New York, 11/18/09. Photo by Chris Lee.

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Lucerne Festival (2): Rattle and the Berliners Raise the Roof

03/09/2014

   Rachmaninov, Stravinsky  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne 2.9.2014 (JR)

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Copyright Lucerne Tourismus

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Lucerne Festival (1) – Elgar a Brave Choice in Lucerne

01/09/2014

 Beethoven, Elgar:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor), Rudolf Buchbinder (piano), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne 30.8.2014 (JR)

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Rudolf Buchbinder (c) Alexander Basta

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