A Pianist Exploring Liszt Asks, “Who is Inspecting Whom?”

05/06/2014

United StatesUnited States  Liszt Inspections: Marino Formenti (piano), Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center, New York City, 4.6.14 (DA)

Marino Formenti Photo (c) Gyula Fodor

Marino Formenti
Photo (c) Gyula Fodor

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Mischief and Utter Transcendence from the Mind of Iván Fischer

03/06/2014

United StatesUnited States Dvořák: Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer (conductor), Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, 2.6.14 (DA)

Photo: Budapest Festival Orchestra with Iván Fischer, conductor  © 2011 PHOTO CREDIT - Richard Termine

Budapest Festival Orchestra with Iván Fischer, conductor ©  PHOTO CREDIT – Richard Termine

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Boulez, Benjamin and Disciples in NY Philharmonic Biennial

02/06/2014

United StatesUnited States Circles of Influence: Pierre Boulez and George Benjamin: Elizabeth Mann (flute), Margaret Kampmeier (piano), Abigail Fischer (mezzo-soprano), Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Rose Theater, New York City, 31.5.14 and 1.6.14 (DA)
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Gruber at His Perplexing, Tedious Best

02/06/2014

HK Gruber, Gloria–A Pig Tale: Soloists, AXIOM, Alan Gilbert (conductor), Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 30.5.14 (DA)

Image: Gloria - A Pig Tale (detail) © Doug Fitch

Image: Gloria – A Pig Tale (detail) © Doug Fitch

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Backwards to Brahms in Time and Space

31/05/2014

United StatesUnited States Zoll, Hindemith, Brahms: Joshua Bell (violin), Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Spano (conductor), Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, 29.5.14 (DA)

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Joshua Bell with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra                          Photo (c) Jeff Roffman

 

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Boesch in Winterreise: Mad or Guilty?

12/05/2014

United StatesUnited States Schubert: Florian Boesch (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 9.5.14 (DA)
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With Piano Rarities, Hough Examines Romanticism

15/04/2014

United StatesUnited States Schoenberg, Strauss, Wagner, Bruckner, Brahms, Liszt: Stephen Hough (piano), Alice Tully Hall, New York City, 13.4.14 (DA) Read more

In Brahms, a Welcome Change from Showy-But-Vapid

14/04/2014

United StatesUnited States Brahms, Schumann: Paul Lewis (piano), New York Philharmonic, Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor), Avery Fisher Hall, New York City, 12.4.14 (DA) Read more

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