Khatia Buniatishvili Sparks a Revelatory LSO Concert


Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Khatia Buniatishvili (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 29.10.2017. (CS) Read more

Dazzling Russian Music Fare by the Oxford Philharmonic


Rachmaninov and Shostakovich: Khatia Buniatishvili (piano), Oxford Philharmonic / Mario Papadopoulos (conductor), Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 26.10.2017. (CR) Read more

A Rewarding Recital from Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen


Prokofiev, Mustonen, Kabalevsky: Steven Isserlis (cello); Olli Mustonen (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 29.10.2017. (CC)

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Sō Percussion: Drawing Connections Through Simple Sources


Dessner, Shaw, Crumb: Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Gilbert Kalish (piano), Sō Percussion (Eric Cha-Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Theater, San Francisco. 26.10.2017. (HS)


Sō Percussion (c) Evan Monroe Chapman

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A Timely, Dreamlike Production of Menotti’s The Consul


Menotti, The Consul: Soloists of Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic / Patrick Reynolds (conductor). Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio. 22.10.2017. (RDA)


Cindy Sadler, Tyler Alessi, & Karah Shay Thomson in The Consul (c) Dayton Opera

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s Mastery in Contemporary Piano Music


Anderson, Benjamin, Ligeti, Kurtág, Stroppa, Carter, and Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 26.10.2017. (MB) Read more

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s View of Brahms is Anything but ‘Off-the-Shelf’


C.P.E. Bach and Brahms: Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (contralto), Markus Werba (baritone), Berlin Radio Choir (chorus master: Gijs Leenaars), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 19.10.2017. (MB) Read more

A Fine Programme of Brahms and Schumann from SCO and Chorus


Brahms, Schumann: Rowan Pierce (soprano), Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Hobbs (tenor), Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), SCO Chorus/Greggory Batsleer, Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Richard Egarr (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 26.10.2017. (SRT) Read more

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