Cressida Sharp saves the day in Carmina Burana, closing Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich’s season

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Orff, Carmina Burana: Cressida Sharp (soprano), Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor), Russell Braun (baritone), Zürcher Sing-Akademie (chorus master: Florian Helgath), Zürcher Sängerknaben (chorus masters: Konrad von Aarburg and Alphons von Aarburg), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Tonhalle, Zurich, 23.6.2022. (JR)

Paavo Järvi (c) Gaëtan Bally

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Intriguing, yet puzzling, Bach Mass in B minor at the International Bachfest in Schaffhausen

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bach: Sunhae Im (soprano), Marie-Claude Chappuis (mezzo-soprano), Benno Schachtner (countertenor), Sebastian Kohlhepp (tenor), Andreas Wolf (bass), RIAS Kammerchor Berlin, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin / René Jacobs (conductor). Stadtkirche St Johann, Schaffhausen, 29.5.2022. (JR)

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (c) Uwe Arens

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Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich and Switzerland’s visiting orchestras in 2022-23

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich – Season preview 2022-23 The Tonhalle Orchestra has announced details of its concerts next season. Artists ‘in focus’ will be Emmanuel Pahud and Fazil Say, Creative Chair will be Toshio Hosokawa. Paavo Järvi will continue recording his Bruckner cycle, this season it will the grand Symphony No.8. The Mendelssohn cycle is virtually complete, … Read more