Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance reviews | Bernard Haitink

Bernard Haitink conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe © Priska Ketterer
Lucerne

Haitink brings out the best in the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in Lucerne

By , 18 August 2018
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink and the Boston Symphony © Robert Torres
Boston

Brahms in the twilight: Haitink and Ax with the Boston Symphony

By , 05 May 2018
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Monika Rittershaus
Berlin

Heroic resignation: a superb Mahler 9 from Haitink and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 02 December 2017
*****
Read more
Veronika Eberle © Felix Broede
London

Veronika Eberle wows in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto

By , 15 October 2017
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
London

Classical tradition as Bernard Haitink joins the LSO for Brahms and Beethoven

By , 10 October 2017
****1
Read more
Christian Gerhaher and Bernard Haitink with the COE © Peter Fischli | Lucerne Festival
Lucerne

A supreme command of Mozart and Mahler in Lucerne

By , 13 August 2017
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 3: Haitink shows classical restraint in Mozart and Schumann

By , 16 July 2017
***11
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Teatro alla Scala
Milan

Highly uplifting: Haitink conducts Beethoven's Missa solemnis at La Scala

By , 23 June 2017
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Todd Rosenberg
London

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Bruckner, Bernard Haitink and the LSO

By , 28 May 2017
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
London

Palliative and consoling: Mahler 9 from Bernard Haitink and the LSO

By , 23 May 2017
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink conducting the Boston Symphony © Robert Torres
Boston

Chamber intimacy and bold brushstrokes: Bernard Haitink in Boston

By , 16 March 2017
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Todd Rosenberg
Amsterdam

A Dutch Lion: Haitink celebrates 60 years conducting the Royal Concertgebouw

By , 16 February 2017
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
Berlin

Bernard Haitink’s celestial Schubert and mystical Mahler in Berlin

By , 06 October 2016
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra © Priska Ketterer
Lucerne

Bruckner Supreme: Haitink and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra

By , 20 August 2016
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink and the LSO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 18: Haitink shows maturity and experience in Mahler's Third Symphony

By , 29 July 2016
****1
Read more
Till Fellner © Fran Kaufman
Chicago

Haitink and CSO soar to the summit of Strauss’ Alpensinfonie

By , 30 April 2016
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
New York City

A glorious Mahler Ninth from Haitink and the NY Phil

By , 19 April 2016
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink and Murray Perahia with the Boston Symphony © Michael Blanchard
Boston

Lions in winter: Perahia and Haitink in Boston

By , 31 March 2016
*****
Read more
Igor Levit © Felix Broede
Zürich

Apostolic Beethoven: Haitink and Levit with the Tonhalle Orchestra

By , 07 January 2016
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
Amsterdam

Tragic undertones and optimistic spirit in Haitink's Schumann programme in Amsterdam

By , 15 November 2015
****1
Read more
Isabelle Faust © Felix Broede
Amsterdam

Neurotic brilliance: Schumann with Haitink, Faust and the COE

By , 11 November 2015
****1
Read more
Imogen Cooper © Sussie Ahlburg
London

LSO and Haitink uneven in Purcell, Beethoven and Brahms

By , 23 September 2015
***11
Read more
Anna Lucia Richter © Nordic Arts Management
London

Just So: Haitink’s heavenly Mahler 4 with Anna Lucia Richter and the LSO

By , 20 September 2015
****1
Read more
Maria João Pires © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 57: Maria João Pires and Bernard Haitink produce magic in Mozart

By , 28 August 2015
*****
Read more
Hanno Müller-Brachmann © Monika Ritterhaus
London

A Ninth lacking freshness: Haitink and the LSO in Beethoven's Choral Symphony

By , 21 June 2015
***11
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
Zürich

Haitink at the helm: A joyous romp through Mahler’s Seventh

By , 20 May 2015
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

Haitink and the CSO thrill in Mahler's Seventh

By , 09 April 2015
*****
Read more
Emanuel Ax © Marie Mazzucco | Sony
Amsterdam

Deeply humane Brahms from Haitink, Ax and the COE

By , 21 November 2014
*****
Read more
Mitsuko Uchida © Richard Avedon
London

A traditional affair: Haitink, Uchida and the LSO

By , 30 October 2014
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
London

Masterful Bruckner from Haitink and the LSO

By , 23 October 2014
****1
Read more
Anne Schwanewilms © Javier del Real
Amsterdam

A taste of the heavenly life: Haitink and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic

By , 06 September 2014
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink conducts the LSO © BBC | Bernard Haitink
London

Prom 40: Haitink and the LSO trace a Mahlerian journey through childhood innocence

By , 16 August 2014
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda | Askonas Holt
London

Breathtaking virtuosity at Bernard Haitink's 85th birthday celebration

By , 07 June 2014
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Matthias Creutziger
London

Haitink's 85th birthday celebration with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

By , 05 June 2014
*****
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
New York City

Haitink, the New York Philharmonic and Mahler not at their best

By , 15 May 2014
***11
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda
New York City

Haitink and Kavakos bring insight to Berg with the New York Philharmonic

By , 08 May 2014
***11
Read more
Bernard Haitink © Clive Barda | Askonas Holt
Berlin

Haitink 1 - 3 Berlin Philharmonic: the score for Bruckner's “Romantic”

By , 15 March 2014
***11
Read more
Emanuel Ax  ©  Lisa Marie Mazzucco
New York City

LSO in superb form under Haitink in Mozart and Shostakovich

By , 21 October 2013
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink  ©  Matthias Creutziger
London

Haitink's powerful Shostakovich 4 with the LSO

By , 10 October 2013
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink  ©  Matthias Creutziger
London

A lesson in orchestral technique from Orchestra Mozart and Haitink in their London debut

By , 01 October 2013
***11
Read more
Maria João Pires  ©  Eduardo Gageiro
London

Trenchant Beethoven and Bruckner from Haitink, Pires and the LSO

By , 17 February 2013
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink conducting the Vienna Philharmonic  ©  Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 75: Haydn and Strauss with the Vienna Philharmonic

By , 07 September 2012
***11
Read more
Murray Perahia and Bernard Haitink with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  ©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 73: Perahia, Haitink and the Vienna Philharmonic

By , 06 September 2012
****1
Read more
Vienna Philharmonic with Bernard Haitink  ©  Wolfgang Lienbacher
Salzburg

In Salzburg, unflinching Bruckner from Bernard Haitink and the Vienna Philharmonic

By , 25 August 2012
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink  ©  Clive Barda
London

Haitink and the outstanding RCM Orchestra play Bruckner 8

By , 26 June 2012
****1
Read more
Bernard Haitink  ©  Clive Barda
London

Funeral music from Purcell and Bruckner frames Pires' magical Mozart

By , 14 June 2012
****1
Read more
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Bernard Haitink at the Barbican  ©  Mark Allan
London

A Bruckner 5 of Integrity and Nobility from Haitink and the Concertgebouw

By , 20 May 2012
****1
Read more
©  BBC / Henry Fair
London

Prom 49: Haitink reveals Brahms' softer side

By , 20 August 2011
****1
Read more
©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
London

Prom 47: COE, Ax and Haitink

By , 19 August 2011
*****
Read more
©  Matthias Creutziger
London

Maria João Pires peforms Mozart with the LSO

By , 16 June 2011
Read more