Thomas Søndergård debuts with the Berlin Philharmonic in a magnificent concert of ‘The Golden Twenties’ music

GermanyGermany ‘The Golden Twenties’ – Prokofiev, Sibelius, Weill: Berlin Philharmonic / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Performed in the Philharmonie Berlin and streamed on the Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall, 20.2.2021. (GT)

Thomas Søndergård (c) Martin Bubandt

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The Scholars of the Karajan Academy bring to life ‘The Golden Twenties’ with music by Eisler and Weill

GermanyGermany ‘The Golden Twenties’ – Eisler, Weill: Kolja Blacher (violin), Scholars of the Karajan Academy / Marie Jacquot (conductor), Livestreamed via the Digital Concert Hall from the Philharmonie Berlin, 16.2.2021. (GT)

Marie Jacquot (c) Werner Kmetitsch

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Kirill Petrenko masterfully manages music by Thorvaldsdóttir, Prokofiev, and Suk in the latest Berlin Phiharmonic concert

GermanyGermany Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Prokofiev, Suk: Daniil Trifonov (pianist), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Livestream in the Digital Concert Hall (click here) from the Philharmonie Berlin, 29.1.2021. (GT)

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir

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Gatti and the BPO were outstanding (in interpretative and musical terms) when contrasting 20th-century Russian works

GermanyGermany Shostakovich, Stravinsky: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Livestream on the Digital Concert Hall (click here) from the Philharmonie Berlin, 23.1.2021. (GT)

Daniele Gatti

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Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Philharmonic start 2021 by exploring themes of life and death in literature and paintings

GermanyGermany Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky: Berlin Philharmonic / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Livestreamed in the Digital Concert Hall (click here) from the Philharmonie Berlin, 16.1.2021. (GT)

Kirill Petrenko (c) Wilfried Hösl/Berlin Philharmonic

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RSNO splendidly juxtaposes Errollyn Wallen’s Mighty River and Dvořák’s New World Symphony

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Errollyn Wallen, Wagner, Dvořák: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano) / James Lowe (conductor). Livestream from the RSNO Centre, Glasgow, 15.1.2021 (GT)

Errolyn Wallen (c) Azzurra Primavera

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Andris Nelsons conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in a tremendous concert of Stravinsky and Mahler

GermanyGermany Stravinsky, Mahler: Baiba Skride (violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor). Performed in the Digital Concert Hall (click here) from the Berlin Philharmonie, 12.12.2020. (GT)

Andris Nelsons

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RSNO’s ‘Pastoral’ is one of the best 2020 contributions to the 250th celebrations of Beethoven’s birth

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Christopher Gough, Penderecki: Aleksei Kiseliov (cello), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Cornelius Meister (conductor). Livestreamed from RSNO Centre, Glasgow, 4.12.2020. (GT)

Cornelius Meister conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

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