Fine Cast Can’t Overcome a Dreadful Salzburg Production of Médée

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [7] – Cherubini, Médée: Soloists, Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 19.8.2019. (MB)

Médée (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Thomas Aurin

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Maurizio Pollini’s Intellectual and Pianistic Mastery at the Salzburg Festival

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [6] – Schoenberg, Nono, and Beethoven: Maurizio Pollini (piano), André Richard (sound direction). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 18.8.2019. (MB)

Maurizio Pollini (piano)
(c) Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli

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A Delightful and Thought-Provoking Mozart-Matinee in Salzburg

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [5] – Mozart, Paisiello, Salieri, and Martín y Soler: Claire de Sévigné, Siobhan Stagg (sopranos), Lea Desandre (mezzo-soprano), Mauro Peter (tenor), Huw Montague Rendall (baritone), Robert Gleadow (bass), Choir of Soloists from the Young Artists’ Project, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra / Raphaël Pichon (conductor). Grosser Saal, Mozarteum, Salzburg, 18.8.2019. (MB)

Mozart-Matinee (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli

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Fine Sibelius and Beethoven from Mutter and Baremboim in Salzburg

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [3] – Previn, Sibelius, and Beethoven: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 16.8.2019. (MB)

Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) at the Salzburg Festival (c) Marco Borrelli

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Superb Chamber Music in Salzburg

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [2] – Prokofiev and Schumann: Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim (piano), Michael Barenboim & Mohammed Hiber (violin), Miriam Manasherov (viola), Astrig Siranossian & Adi Tal (cellos), Jussef Eisa (clarinet), Ben Goldschieder (horn). Haus für Mozart, Salzburg, 15.8.2019. (MB)

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A Special Evening of Music from Argerich and Barenboim in Salzburg

AustriaAustria Salzburg Festival [1] – Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Lutosławski: Martha Argerich (piano), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 14.8.2019. (MB)

Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim (c) Marco Borrelli

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An Encouraging Augury for the Berlin Philharmonic’s Partnership with Kirill Petrenko

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GermanyGermany Salzburg Festival [6] – Strauss and Beethoven: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, 26.8.2018. (MB)

Kirill Petrenko (conductor) & BPO (c) Salzburger Festspiele/Monika Rittershaus

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