Lovely evening as Katharina Kammerloher celebrates 25 years with the Staatsoper Unter den Linden

GermanyGermany Wolf, Schoenberg, Brahms, Mahler, Wolf, Reutter and Falla: Katharina Kammerloher (mezzo-soprano), Roman Trekel (baritone), Klaus Sallmann, (piano), Ensemble Monbijou: Dana Sturm (piano), Tobias Sturm (violin), Boris Bardenhagen (viola), Hannah Eichberg (cello), Kaspar Loyal (double bass). Apollo Saal, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 2.10.2019 (MB)

Katharina Kammerloher (c) Mara Eggert

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The Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra excels at Musikfest Berlin

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin [11] – Neuwirth and Grisey: Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Juliet Fraser (soprano), Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Susanna Mälkki (conductor). Kammermusiksaal, Philharmonie, Berlin, 18.9.2019. (MB)

Susanna Mälkki (c) Simon Fowler

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Ear-stretching music-making across three different centuries from Les Siècles and François-Xavier Roth

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin [10] – Rameau, Lachenmann, and Berlioz: Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Les Siècles / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 15.9.2019. (MB)

Tabea Zimmermann (viola), François-Xavier Roth (conductor) & Les Siècles
© Monika Karczmarczyk

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Daniel Harding’s outstanding account of Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette in Berlin

GermanyGermany Musikfest Berlin [8] – Berlioz: Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), Shenyang (bass-baritone), Berlin Radio Chorus (chorus master: Gijs Leenaars), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Harding (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 13.9.2019. (MB)

Daniel Harding (c) Iñigo Ibañez

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