The sensational qualities of soprano Olga Peretyatko are confirmed at Mozartwoche Salzburg 2024

AustriaAustria Mozartwoche Salzburg 2024 [6] – Mozart and Salieri: Olga Peretyatko (soprano), Danish Chamber Orchestra / Ádám Fischer (conductor). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 30.1.2024. (MB)

Olga Peretyatko (soprano), Ádám Fischer (conductor) and the Danish Chamber Orchestra © Wolfgang Lienbacher

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In Salzburg: Mozart rightly at centre of three of the supreme masters of the string quartet

AustriaAustria Mozartwoche Salzburg 2024 [5] – Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven: Hagen Quartet (Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt [violins], Veronika Hagen [viola], Clemens Hagen [cello]). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 30.1.2024. (MB)

Hagen Quartet © Wolfgang Lienbacher

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A mix of the familiar and the considerably less so, is a joy from beginning to end in Salzburg

AustriaAustria Mozartwoche Salzburg 2024 [4] – Mozart, Reicha, and Michael Haydn: Baborák Ensemble (Radek Baborák [horn], Milan Al-Ashhab, [violin], Martina Bačová [violin, viola], Karel Untermüller [viola], Hana Baboráková [cello], David Pavelka [double bass]). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 29.1.2024. (MB)

Baborák Ensemble © Wolfgang Lienbacher

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Mozartwoche Salzburg’s music by Mozart and Salieri proves something of a mixed bag

AustriaAustria Mozartwoche Salzburg 2024 [3] – Mozart and Salieri: Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Camerata Salzburg / François Leleux (oboe/conductor). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 28.1.2024. (MB)

Emmanuel Pahud (l, flute) and François Leleux (r, oboe/conductor) © Wolfgang Lienbacher 

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A fine Mozart performance from Igor Levit and the Vienna Philharmonic

AustriaAustria Mozartwoche Salzburg [2] – Mozart and Schubert: Igor Levit (piano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Joana Mallwitz (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 27.1.2024. (MB)

Joana Mallwitz (conductor) and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra © Wolfgang Lienbacher

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An imaginative presentation of Rimsky’s Mozart and Salieri for Salzburg’s Mozartwoche

AustriaAustria Mozartwoche Salzburg 2024 [1] – Salieri, Rimsky-Korsakov: Soloists, Puppeteers, Students from the Mozarteum University, Salzburg / Kai Röhrig (conductor). Salzburg Marionette Theatre, Salzburg, 27.1.2024. (MB)

Mozart und Salieri © Bernhard Mueller

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Fine performances in Salzburg fail to redeem Martinů’s flawed The Greek Passion

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival 2023 [9] – Martinů, The Greek Passion: Soloists, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus, Salzburg Festival and Theatre Children’s Choir, Angelika Prokopp Summer Academy of the Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Maxime Pascal (conductor). Felsenreitschule, Salzburg, 22.8.2023. (MB)

Charles Workman (Yannakos) and Sara Jakubiak (Katerina) © SF/Monika Rittershaus

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