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En nuestra sección de conciertos puede buscar entre los mejores conciertos y eventos de música clásica, incluidas algunas de las mejores orquestas y los más prestigiosos auditorios de cualquier parte del mundo. Tanto si está interesado en conciertos sinfónicos, música de cámara, música coral, en la música de nuestros días o la música clásica más popular, encontrará todo aquí, así como críticas y artículos de fondo.
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Opinion

Opinion: UK concert times should change

David argues that typical UK concert times are almost guaranteed to put off the under 55 age group, especially those with kids.
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Reviewed in Saffron Walden

A thrilling tour opener from the Bergen Philharmonic

Edward Gardner opens the Bergen Philharmonic's UK tour in great style. 
Reviewed in Valletta

Lessons in sin from the Dunedin Consort

Meditations from the Bach family on the human condition in "Cantatas for the soul" performed by the Dunedin Consort in Ta Giezu Church at the Valletta International Baroque Festival.
Reviewed in Hamburg

The sound and the fury at the Elbphilharmonie

On the second leg of its current European tour, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo Muti fail to scale the heights in an acoustically problematic venue.
Preview

Malta International Music Festival 2017

The concert programme for the 2017 Malta International Music Festival runs for ten days, from 21st to 30th April. But there is no question as to which is the star draw: on Saturday 29th, Russian pianist Grigory Sokolov will be performing in Malta for the first time.
Bychkov in NYC

Beloved Friend: a long-term relationship with Tchaikovsky

Conductor Semyon Bychkov has had a long relationship with Tchaikovsky’s music and “Beloved Friend” is the title chosen for his series which travels to New York this January for a series of concerts and related events with the NY Philharmonic spanning three weeks.
For Bachtrack members

January 2017 Hot List: For members only

Happy New Year! And what better way to kick off 2017 than by finding classical music near you? Or by taking in an opera or ballet on your travels?
Contemporary focus

A guide to contemporary music festivals

There are plenty of occasions to hear Beethoven's symphonies or Mozart's operas throughout the year. But what about the 21st century repertoire? Contemporary music lovers often find it hard to quench their thirst for new music. Thankfully, some festivals specialise in contemporary music, giving to everyone the opportunity to drink their fill.
Interview

Concert hall acoustics in the 21st century: Interview with Sam Berkow

A pupil of Russell Johnston at Artec, Sam Berkow has been the acoustical designer of performing arts venues and recording studios. He talks to David Karlin about modern acoustics, and his belief that modern performance spaces should support a wide range of performances without acoustical compromise.
Contemporary focus

Keeping the Boulez spirit alive

Daniel Barenboim inaugurated last month the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin. The most interesting feature of the hall lies not in its flowing architecture, but rather in its name: the Pierre Boulez Saal. One year after the French composer death, what is his legacy?
Opinion

Opinion: Beer with Bruckner?

Many composers enjoyed a drop of the hard stuff. But why do classical music venues allow audiences to indulge during concerts?
Contemporary focus

Remembering the legacy of Pauline Oliveros

“Music is a multi-dimensional, dynamic process unfolding as a relationship between an individual or a group of individuals, and sound vibrations.
Concert halls

Opinion: A tale of three cities

Travel broadens the mind. It also opens the ears. For years, I was very happy to hear concerts in London… until I heard halls elsewhere.
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LondresTemple Song 2017 - Christine Rice

Haydn, Ravel, Poulenc
Christine Rice; Julius Drake

Nueva YorkJupiter Symphony Chamber Players : Eastern Europe's Stars

Sperger, Pejačević, Dvořák
Karl Kramer; Timur Mustakimov; Robin Scott; Siwoo Kim; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt

Hong KongBeethoven, Brahms and Brett

Dean, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Brahms
Brett Dean; Cecile Licad; Cho-Liang Lin; Nicholas Canellakis

ParísGrand récital d'orgue / Iveta Apkalna

Kalējs, Ešenvalds, Kalniņš, Tüür, Vasks, Pärt, Prokofiev, Shostakovich
Iveta Apkalna, Órgano

EstocolmoSzőnyi, Ligeti, Bartók, Kurtág, Dohnányi

Szőnyi, Ligeti, Bartók, Kurtág, Dohnányi
ZilliacusPerssonRaitinen; Antoine Tamestit

BerlínMusic from the Mediterranean

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra

TokyoNobuyuki Tsujii Japan Tour

Bach, Mozart, Beethoven
Nobuyuki Tsujii, Piano

Nueva YorkContact! at National Sawdust

Lang, Druckman, Carter, Di Castri, Mackey
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic
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Gurrelieder de Schoenberg en el Festival de Canarias

El Festival de Música de Canarias propone en su 33 edición una obra tan hermosa como de singular complejidad: los Gurrelieder de Schoenberg. Dos orquestas y dos coros se unieron en el escenario bajo la dirección de Josep Pons para dar vida a la monumental composición.

Emociones a flor de piel con Ilan Volkov y la Sinfónica de Galicia

En el Concierto núm. 1 de Shostakovich, Horacio Lavandera y John Aigi dieron una lección de electrizante virtuosismo

La Novena por la Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia

Kulenovic junto a la Sociedad Coral Excelentia y la Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia mostraron suficiente maestría para cumplir con las exigencias de Beethoven, y para transmitir el mensaje de fraternidad y fe en la Humanidad que es idiosincrásico a esta gran obra maestra. 

Heras-Casado dirige la Novena de Beethoven

El director Heras-Casado al frente de la OSM ofreció una interesante versión de la Novena sinfonía de Beethoven que destilaba fuerza, pero con un sonido compacto y controlado en todo momento, la lectura de Heras-Casado invitaba a la reflexión en este periodo tan especial del año.

Del júbilo a la furia: El Mesías en el Auditorio

William Christie y Les Arts Florissants ofrecen una brillante interpretación de El Mesías, marcada por el enfado del director con el público asistente.

Haydn, Reinecke y Mena: epinicio cosmogónico en el Auditorio

La actuación de cada cuerda fue excepcional y sería injusto elevar a ninguna por encima del resto: se trata, qué duda cabe, del resultado sobrevenido a las direcciones expertas. 

De la zarzuela a Buide del Real: repertorio español en el Baluarte

En su quinto concierto de la temporada, la Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra se presentó al público del Baluarte con un programa tan desafiante como gratificante: el programa proponía dos obras actuales de cierta complejidad y un alegre paseo por la zarzuela de comienzos del siglo XX. Bajo la batuta de José Ramón Encinar, la OSN contó además con el violonchelista Asier Polo.

Las hermanas Labèque en el Baluarte

Tanto por la elección de las piezas a tocar como por los solistas invitados, el concierto que la Euskadiko Orkestrta Sinfonikoa ofreció este martes en el Baluarte fue un cariñoso guiño al genio musical francés que, en los años de su auge creativo, supo dibujó en el pentagrama los paisajes exóticos más próximos a sus fronteras.
Lieder Month

The delicate art of song

Undeservedly, Lieder recitals have a rarefied, old-lace aura that can scare off potential fans. Far from being remote and understated, their intimate nature closely connects singers with their audiences.
Interview

Follow my Lieder: Anna Lucia Richter

„Einfach ins kalte Wasser springen!“ Anna Lucia Richter spricht über die Welt der Lieder und den Einstieg ins Lied-Hören.
interview

Follow my Lieder: Karen Cargill

Scottish mezzo Karen Cargill shares her thoughts on programming, musical partners and how the audience can approach Lieder recitals. 
Valery Gergiev

Opinion: A bang and a whimper

A flutter of the fingers, a whirl of the toothpick and he was gone... So does Valery Gergiev really deserve the criticism of his LSO tenure that's come his way?
Mozart in Bogotá

Bogotá es Mozart: una experiencia vital

Un admirable festival de Mozart en Bogotá alcanzó el clímax de lo que ha resultado ser una experiencia vital para nuestro editor cuando 1300 personas se apretujaron en una iglesia para escuchar la música del magnífico compositor.
Nielsen 150

A look at Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade

An exploration of Nielsen's Maskarade – rarely performed, but Denmark's national opera. 
film music article

Italian Cinema and the age of Nino Rota

Rota's film scores repeatedly found the right colour against which his directors' images could dazzle.
film music article

Silver screen scores in the concert hall

Orchestras increasingly perform concerts of film music and we were interested to discover how popular these were and if their approach to playing – and recording – such music is in any way different to standard concert repertoire.
film music article

Punto para España: la música de cine de Alberto Iglesias

El mundo cinematográfico se divide en dos partes: aquellos que consideran que recurrir constantemente a un mismo elenco de actores hace peligrar el suspense o hace la trama poco creíble, y aquellos que no. 
Opinion

Opinion: A tale of three cities

Travel broadens the mind. It also opens the ears. For years, I was very happy to hear concerts in London… until I heard halls elsewhere.
Interview

Follow my Lieder: Venera Gimadieva

Hailed as ‘the new voice of Russia’ and the star of the Bolshoi Theatre, soprano Venera Gimadieva talks about singing song recitals as part of our Lieder series.
interview

Follow my Lieder: Roderick Williams

Baritone Roderick Williams is a leading song recitalist, a regular at London's Wigmore Hall and makes his North American recital debut in February with a unique performance of Schubert’s Schwanengesang in New York's Park Avenue Armory. 
Artículo destacado

Trust me, I’m a critic!

In the fall-out from the ‘Dumpygate’ saga surrounding critical reaction to Glyndebourne’sDer Rosenkavalier, critic-bashing has enjoyed renewed vigour. Using the incident to promote a ‘Battle of Ideas’ debate on the value of music critics and the role they play piqued my interest in attending Saturday’s Free Stage event at the Barbican.
Sibelius 150

Sibelius’ Silence?

On 26th December, 1926, Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphonic Society gave the première of Tapiola, a tone poem depicting the forest spirit of the Kalevala. No-one knew thatTapiola would turn out to be the composer’s last major work...
Sibelius & Nielsen 150

Nordic twin peaks

An analysis of the Violin Concertos by Jean Sibelius and Carl Nielsen as we celebrate their 150th anniversaries. 
Film music article

Scoring psychological portraits: Herrmann and Hitchcock

Herrmann’s core philosophy of scoring film music was not to provide music to accompany the action of the film, but rather to paint a psychological portrait or arouse a compelling atmosphere.
film music article

Sin palabras: componer música para películas mudas

La versión muda de 1925 de El fantasma de la ópera estaba en el menú, solo que esta vez habría música de principio a fin.
film music article

British classical composers writing for film

When ‘talkies’ first started to spread their wings in the mid 1930s, a need for orchestral scores to accompany the increasing visual ambitions of the films was identified. So, who was to write this music?
Critics' poll

Chailly y la Filarmónica de Berlín: la selección de los críticos

¿Cuáles son las mejores orquestas y directores según los críticos profesionales? ¡La votación de Bachtrack revela los diez mejores!
Interview

Follow my Lieder: Miah Persson

Swedish soprano Miah Persson talks about the world of lieder and the art of putting together a song recital. 
interview

Follow my Lieder: Mark Padmore

Tenor Mark Padmore joins in our 'Follow my Lieder' series and discusses performing with surtitles and how new audiences can approach Lieder recitals. 
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Nielsen 150

Celebrating the Wind Music of Carl Nielsen

An exploration of the wind music – concertos and chamber music – of Carl Nielsen.
Sibelius 150

Sibelius' Symphonies 1 & 2: A violinist’s perspective

An overview of Sibelius' first two symphonies from the perspective of an orchestral violinist. 
Film music article

Korngold: Music for Hollywood

Korngold was one of the great, if not the greatest, composers for film and his style became synonymous with what came to be expected from a Hollywood film score.
film music article

Scoring Shakespeare: from silent film to modern adaptation

In the late 1890s, Shakespeare's plays became a popular source for films and remained one throughout the 20th century. Here's a brief journey through time and some of the most popular films.
film music article

Movie Music à la française

In the “A to Z” of classical French film composers of the past one hundred years, the names Ibert, Milhaud, the two Georges (Auric and Delerue) and les deux Maurices (Jaubert and Jarre) stand out.