Improvisation from Chernyavsky, Kadarauch, and members of the San Francisco Symphony

09/12/2019

United StatesUnited States Soundbox, Principia: David Chernyavsky (curator and violin), Katie Kadarauch (curator and viola), Scott Pingel (curator and bass), members of San Francisco Symphony / Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser (conductor), Soundbox at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 6.12.2019. (HS)

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser (conductor)

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A bouquet of Britten folk songs from the Brooklyn Art Song Society

09/12/2019

United StatesUnited States Britten: Kristina Bachrach (soprano), Andrew Fuchs (tenor), Michael Brofman (piano), Brooklyn Art Song Society, Old Stone House, Brooklyn, 7.12.2019. (RP)

Andrew Fuchs (tenor) © Joshua South

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Inspired programming and playing from Manze and Marwood at the Royal Festival Hall

09/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Purcell, Adès, Lawes, Vaughan Williams: Anthony Marwood (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 7.12.2019. (CS)

Anthony Marwood (c) Pia Johnson

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Manipulation permeates Hans Neuenfels’ production of Salome for the Staatsoper Unter den Linden

06/12/2019

GermanyGermany R. Strauss, Salome: Soloists, Staatskapelle Berlin / Thomas Guggeis (conductor), Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 4.12.2019. (MB)

Salome (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Glorious Strauss from Thielemann and the Berlin Philharmonic

06/12/2019

GermanyGermany Wagner and R. Strauss: Anja Kampe (soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 5.12.2019. (MB)

Anja Kampe (c) Sasha Vasiljev

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A Superb Violetta in Stockholm’s La traviata

04/12/2019

SwedenSweden Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Stockholm Opera / Domingo Hindoyan (conductor), Royal Stockholm Opera, 23.11.2019. (GF)

Ida Falk Winland (Violetta) © Sören Vilks

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All-British BBC Philharmonic Salford concert tracking the ’fifties into the ’sixties

04/12/2019

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tippett, Arnold, Gipps: Michael Collins ‎ (clarinet), BBC Philharmonic / Rumon Gamba (conductor). BBC Philharmonic Studio, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, 4.12.2019. (RBa)

Michael Collins (c) Ben Ealovega

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A second, excellent instalment of Beethoven piano trios in Berlin

04/12/2019

GermanyGermany Beethoven: Michael Barenboim (violin), Kian Soltani (cello), Daniel Barenboim (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 2.12.2019. (MB)

Michael Barenboim (violin), Daniel Barenboim (piano), Kian Soltani (cello)
(c) Monika Rittershaus

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