The delights of Schubert’s Octet from the Solem Quartet and friends

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Waterloo Festival [2] – Schubert: Solem Quartet (Amy Tress, William Newell [violins], Stephan Upshaw [viola], Stephanie Tress [cello]), Anthony Friend (clarinet), Catriona McDermid (bassoon), Stephen Craigen (horn), Marianne Schofield (double bass). St John’s Waterloo, London, 4.6.2021. (MB)

Stephanie Tress (cello), Catriona McDermid (bassoon), Anthony Friend (clarinet)
and Stephen Craigen (horn) (c) Matthew Johnson

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The fine staging and performance of Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg in Berlin

GermanyGermany Zemlinsky, Der Zwerg: Soloists, Ladies of the Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin / Donald Runnicles (conductor). Filmed (directed by Götz Filenius) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in March 2013. Reviewed when streamed in January 2021 and the earlier published review from a performance on 12.4.2019. (JP) (MB)

Deutsche Oper Berlin’s Der Zwerg (c) Monika Ritterhaus

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