Bachtrack logo

Period: Classical

Upcoming eventsSee more...

PragueJulian Rachlin, Sarah McElravy, Boris Andrianov & Itamar Golan

© Sarah McElravy
Mozart, Dvořák, Brahms
Julian Rachlin; Sarah McElravy; Boris Andrianov; Itamar Golan

AmsterdamLa clemenza di TitoNew Production

Florian Schuele and Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Vitellia) © Ruth Walz
Mozart: La clemenza di Tito
Teodor Currentzis; Peter Sellars; Dutch National Opera; George Tsypin; Robby Duiveman; Russell Thomas; Ekaterina Scherbachenko

ParisOrfeo ed Euridice

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Diego Fasolis; Robert Carsen; Tobias Hoheisel; Philippe Jaroussky; Patricia Petibon

BudapestPiotr Anderszewski and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

© Saint Venant
Mozart, Poulenc
Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Stephanie Gonley; Piotr Anderszewski

ManchesterCastalian Quartet

Castalian Quartet
Haydn, Fauré, Beethoven
Castalian String Quartet; Sini Simonen; Daniel Roberts; Charlotte Bonneton

TwickenhamImogen Cooper at the Richmond Concert Society

© Sussie Ahlburg
Haydn, Beethoven, Schoenberg
Imogen Cooper, Piano

LondonHaydn, Schumann

Haydn, Schumann
Natalie Davies; Hunter Mabery

ExeterThe Marriage of FigaroNew Production

© Jane Hobson
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Christopher Stark; Blanche McIntyre; English Touring Opera; Neil Irish; Dawid Kimberg; Nadine Benjamin; Ross Ramgobin
Latest reviewsSee more...

Ott and de Waart bring magnificent Mozart and Dvořák to Antwerp

Alice Sara Ott © Jonas Becker
The Antwerp Symphony Orchestra make Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony sound like new, while Alice Sara Ott’s joy in playing Mozart is palpable.  
*****
Read more

Elegant Mozart and a thrilling Mahler 6 from Milstein and RTÉ NSO

Nathalia Milstein © Frederic Labrouche
A well crafted, elegant Mozart Piano Concerto no. 23 in the first half counters the passions and tragedy of Mahler’s Symphony no. 6 in the second. 
***11
Read more

Hasse’s Artaserse in Munich: an unusual pasticcio

Anja Silja (Wilhelmine von Bayreuth), Pauline Rinvet (Sister) and Kathrin Zukowsk (Brother) © Jean-Marc Turmes
Hasse’s Artaserse in Munich was a pasticcio using music from that work to tell the story of Wilhelmine von Bayreuth and to celebrate of Anja Silja. 
***11
Read more

Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia explore Bach and beyond

Hugh Brunt © Trent McMinn
A patchy performance by The Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia in a concert following the influence of J.S. Bach on later choral composers.
***11
Read more

A colorful, revealing reprise of Clemenza in Prague

Marc Minkowski and Ambroisine Bré © Hana Smejkalová
More than 200 years after Mozart premiered La clemenza di Tito at the Estates Theatre, Marc Minkowski reveals there are still surprises to be found.
****1
Read more

A warm, but basic Figaro from ETO

Rachel Redmond (Susanna) and Nadine Benjamin (Countess) © Jane Hobson
ETO's production of Mozart's nuptial comedy, being performed in towns across the country, lacks depth but has some terrific singing with a particularly fine Susanna from Rachel Redmond.
***11
Read more

A beautiful but infuriating Clemenza in Amsterdam

Florian Schuele and Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Vitellia) © Ruth Walz
The transfer of last year's Clemenza di Tito from Salzburg delights and irritates in equal measure.
***11
Read more

Celebrating Linz's favourite son: a majestic Eighth

Markus Poschner © Christian Herzenberger
Markus Poschner and the Bruckner Orchestra Linz conclude their UK tour with an impulsive, passionate performance at Symphony Hall.
****1
Read more