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AmsterdamIntroduction to Schubert's Rosamunde Quartet

Introduction to Schubert's Rosamunde Quartet
Schubert: String Quartet no. 13 "Rosamunde" in A minor, D.804
Bert Natter; Pavel Haas Quartet

ParisBernstein, Kaddish

Bernstein: Symphony no. 3 "Kaddish"
Orchestre National de France; Sofi Jeannin; Saskia de Ville; Kelley Nassief; Unknown; Chœur de Radio France

ParisBach, Concerto pour violon

Bach, Shostakovich
Orchestre National de France; Saskia de Ville; Maxim Vengerov

ParisQuatuor de Debussy

Debussy
Orchestre National de France; Saskia de Ville

RotterdamEarth Diver

Various: Earth Diver
Florian Helgath; Wouter von Looy; Muziektheater Transparant; Johanna Trudzinski; Wim Catrysse; Peter Quasters; David van Bouwel

AmsterdamEarth Diver

Various: Earth Diver
Florian Helgath; Wouter von Looy; Muziektheater Transparant; Johanna Trudzinski; Wim Catrysse; Peter Quasters; David van Bouwel

AmsterdamIntroduction to Bach's Cello Suites (in Dutch)

© Marco Borggreve
Bach
Bert Natter; Nicolas Altstaedt
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Beethoven and beyond: Vladimir Jurowski and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Vladimir Jurowski © Matthias Creutziger
Vladimir Jurowski is fond of grand statements, and sometimes off-the-wall programming – genius when it works, baffling when it doesn’t. 
***11
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Bostridge's Shakespeare Songs at Wigmore Hall

Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Shakespeare songs turned out to be more of a Shakespeare feast starring Antonio Pappano, Ian Bostridge and the exceptional Eve Best.
***11
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Magnificent terror in Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch

Detlev Glanert © Bettina Stöß
Detlev Glanert's first religious composition, a staggering Requiem for solo voices, two choirs and orchestra, pits the demonic against the angelic, and is worthy of the genius it celebrates.
*****
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Franz Liszt: from exuberance to ascesticism

Denés Varjon © Balazs Borocz
An insightful and engaging talk by Alfred Brendel on Liszt's B minor Sonata was followed by an intelligent and colourful performance by pianist Dénes Varjon.
****1
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Boesch and Quasthoff dissect the poet's soul

Florian Boesch © Wiener Konzerthaus | Lukas Beck
In an engrossing all-Heine song and poetry recital, baritone Florian Boesch and actor Thomas Quasthoff probed the amorous Sorrows of Young Heinrich. 
****1
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Jewish music and Yiddish poetry resurgence by Evgeny Kissen

Evgeny Kissin at Carnegie Hall © Steve J. Sherman
Russian piano virtuoso Evgeny Kissen taps his Yiddish roots for an engaging concert of solo piano works by lesser-known Jewish composers and a classic Yiddish poetry recital.
***11
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Glorious philosophy in music at the Salzburg Festival

Bo Skovhus (Cortez) and cast © Salzburger Festspiele | Monika Rittershaus
Konwitschny's bold approach to Rihm's musical dialectic surprises, challenges, and bewilders. The glorious soundscape created in the Felsenreitschule makes this Eroberung von Mexico a unique, unmissable operatic experience. 
*****
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