Highly commendable Bruch and Bruckner at Lucerne

10/09/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [8] – Bruch, Bruckner: Vilde Frang (violin), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Lahav Shani (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 7.9.2019. (JR)

Vilde Frang (c) Peter Fischli/Lucerne Festival

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Lucerne sees the final farewell from Bernard Haitink after 65 extraordinary years of conducting

07/09/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [7] – Beethoven, Bruckner: Emanuel Ax (piano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 5.9.2019. (JR)

Bernard Haitink conducts the VPO (c) Lucerne Festival/Priska Ketterer

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Excellent programming from Gergiev, Kavakos and the Mariinsky at Lucerne Festival

01/09/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [6] – Debussy, Sibelius, Chausson, Ravel, Shostakovich: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern (KKL), Lucerne, 31.8.2019. (JR)

Valery Gergiev (c) Manuel Jans/Lucerne Festival

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Great Bruckner’s Eighth in Lucerne with Nelsons and the Leipzigers

26/08/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [3] – Bruckner: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum (KKL) Luzern, Lucerne, 25.8.2019. (JR)

Andris Nelsons conducts the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
© Manuela Jans/Lucerne Festival

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Meticulous Mahler from Chailly and the Remarkable Lucerne Festival Orchestra

25/08/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [2] – Mahler: Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern, Lucerne, 24.8.2019. (JR)

Riccardo Chaillly (c) Marco Borggreve

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Lucerne Festival [1]: Nézet-Séguin, Kavakos and the LFO Astound in Two Masterpieces

23/08/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Lucerne Festival [1] – Beethoven, Shostakovich: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne (KKL), 22.9.2019. (JR) 

Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve

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Zurich’s Admirable Beethoven From Fabio Luisi and Beatrice Rana

16/07/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Beethoven: Beatrice Rana (piano), Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera House, 14.7.2019. (JR)

Fabio Luisi & Philharmonia Zurich (c) Monika Rittershaus

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Electrifying Elektra at Zurich Opera

08/07/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Richard Strauss, Elektra: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Simone Young (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich, 7.7.2019. (JR)

Elektra (Evelyn Herlitzius), Chrysothemis (Tamara Wilson) (c) Toni Suter

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