Bringuier Bows Out Gracefully With His Trademark Ravel

10/06/2018

SwitzerlandSwitzerland R. Strauss, Prokofiev, Ravel: Thomas Grossenbacher (cello), Michel Rouilly (viola), Yuja Wang (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich. 7.6.2018. (JR)

Lionel Bringuier (c) Jonathan Grimbert-Barre

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Thielemann and the Dresdners – Commendable Old-School Qualities

01/06/2018

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Weber, Liszt, Brahms: Denis Matsuev (piano), Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden / Christian Thielemann (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne, 31.5.2018. (JR)

Christian Thielemann (c) Matthias Creutziger

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Misfortune Strikes Yet Again for La forza del destino in Zurich

29/05/2018

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Verdi, La forza del destino: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 27.5.2018. (JR)

Preziosilla (J’Nai Bridges) and Chorus © Monika Rittershaus

Preziosilla (J’Nai Bridges) and Chorus © Monika Rittershaus

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Calaf, Liù and Timur are Time Travellers in Zurich Opera’s Turandot

27/05/2018

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Giampaolo Bisanto (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 25.5.2018. (JR)

Zurich Opera’s Turandot (original production)
© Judith Schlosser

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Massenet’s Werther Revival by Zurich Opera is Easy On Eye And Ear

20/05/2018

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Massenet, Werther: Soloists, Chorus and Children’s’ Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Lorenzo Viotti (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich 18.5.2018. (JR)

Zurich Opera’s Werther original production photo (c) © Herwig Prammer

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St John Passion of Highest Quality at International Bach Festival

11/05/2018

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SwitzerlandSwitzerland J.S. Bach: Chorus and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach-Stiftung/Rudolf Lutz (conductor), Julia Doyle (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Daniel Johannsen (tenor – Evangelist), Peter Harvey (bass – Jesus), Johannes Kaleschke (tenor – arias), Matthias Helm (bass – Pilatus), Stadtkirche St. Johann, Schaffhausen 10.5.2018 (JR) Read more

Gergiev and Mariinsky Frustrating in Tchaikovsky Cycle

11/05/2018

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Tchaikovsky: Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich  8.5.2018 (JR)

Valery Gergiev (c) Micros Kulturprozent Classics

Valery Gergiev (c) Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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2018/19 Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich

11/05/2018

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2018/2019 Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich New Season

It’s that time of year again when orchestras announce their forthcoming season’s plans and the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zürich is no exception: Read more

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