Bachtrack is your guide to the best classical music concerts, opera and dance performances worldwide. Browse for some of the 12,000 upcoming events in our database, look for your favourite composer or performer or read some of the 200 reviews we write each month across the world. Learn about world trends in music and get tips on the opera and ballet stars of tomorrow.
We spend countless hours agonising about time: how to spend time, how to save time, how time catches up – and overtakes – us. Time is a thread which runs through the 2015 Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival and it fascinates Vladimir Mendelssohn, Artistic Director since August 2005.
“When you play a violin piece, you are a storyteller, and you’re telling a story.”Joshua Bell, one of the world’s most celebrated violinists, highlights the extreme beauty of this most versatile instrument.
STRAVINSKY MARATHON IN BUDAPEST
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra; János Rolla
Mozart, Strauss R.
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Semyon Bychkov; Katia Labèque; Marielle Labèque
Rouse, Barber, Rachmaninov
New York Philharmonic Orchestra; David Zinman; Lisa Batiashvili
Each January, Bachtrack publishes statistics for its listings for the year just ended. Who are the most performed composers? The busiest orchestras? The most popular operas?