For Holy Week there is a fine Zurich St. Matthew Passion to be seen online soon

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bach: Jan Petryka (Evangelist), Milan Siljanov (Jesus), Hannah Morrison (soprano), Anke Vondung (alto), Konstantin Wolff (bass), Zürcher Sing-Akademie, Orchestra La Scintilla / Florian Helgath (conductor). Kirche Oberstrass, Zurich 27.3.2021. (JR)

Zürcher Sing-Akademie

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Brahms’s Deutsches Requiem at Zurich Opera: extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Brahms: Lydia Teuscher (soprano), Konstantin Shushakov (baritone), Chorus of Zurich Opera, Members of the Zürcher Singakademie, (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Philharmonia Zurich / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Zurich Opera House, 7.2.2021 livestream from Zurich Opera, live on ARTE TV, available on ARTE Mediathek as video on demand (until 6.8.2021). (JR)

Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Lucerne Festival’s plans for Summer 2021

Lucerne Festival hopes and expects their summer festival to go ahead as planned. Advance ticket sales for the Summer Festival start on 27 April 2021; the detailed programme will be published on 13 April. The festival will feature the symphonies of Anton Bruckner. Herbert Blomstedt and the Vienna Philharmonic will take on his Fourth, the … Read more