Blomstedt’s Beautiful Brahms at Tonhalle Zurich

28/06/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Brahms: Janine Jansen (violin), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 27.6.2019. (JR)

Herbert Blomstedt (c) Martin Lengemann

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Uneven Zurich Opera Nabucco Disappoints on a Number of Scores

26/06/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Verdi, Nabucco: Soloists, Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Zurich Opera, Zurich. 23.6.2019. (JR)

Anna Smirnova (Abigaille) and Michael Volle (Nabucco) (c) Monica Rittershaus

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Fine Tonhalle Zurich Performances of Gershwin and Lutosławski From Urbański and Thibaudet

22/06/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bernstein, Gershwin, Lutosławski: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Krzysztof Urbanski  (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 21.6.2019. (JR)

Jean-Yves Thibaudet (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent bring Bach’s B Minor Mass to Lucerne

18/06/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Bach, B Minor Mass: Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe (conductor), KKL Lucerne, 17.6.2019. (JR)

Philippe Herreweghe (c) Matthias Baus

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CBSO, Gražinytė-Tyla and Wang Pay Impressive Visit to Zurich

27/05/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Honegger, Schumann, Brahms: Yuja Wang (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich  26.5.2019. (JR)

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Benjamin Ealovega

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Disappointing Mahler Eighth in Bregenz Despite Kirill Petrenko’s Best Efforts

21/05/2019

AustriaAustria Mahler: Sarah Wegener (soprano), Elza van den Heever (soprano), Letizia Scherrer (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo-soprano), Diana Haller (mezzo-soprano), Norbert Ernst (tenor), Daniel Boaz (baritone), Kwangchul Youn (bass), Salzburger Bachchor, Bregenzer Festspielchor, Children’s Chorus of the Music Middle School of Bregenz, Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Festspielhaus, Bregenz, 18.5.2019. (JR)

Mahler and Kirill Petrenko

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Bregenz Festival 17 July – 18 August 2019

14/05/2019

Bregenz Festival 2019

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This year’s Bregenz Festival (the 74th in its history) brings us, as its main open-air opera, Verdi’s Rigoletto. There will be 25 performances starting on 17th July and ending on 18th August. Massenet’s Don Quichotte is also showcased, with just three performances inside the Festspielhaus, on 18th, 21st and 29th July.

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Entertaining Ragbag of a Concert from the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

10/05/2019

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Pintscher, Mendelssohn, Dvořák: Klaidi Sahatçi (violin), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Tomáš Netopil (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 9.5.2019. (JR)

Tomáš Netopil (c) Marco Borggreve

Tomáš Netopil (c) Marco Borggreve

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