Column post #4,300: London Philharmonic Orchestra releases a concert of Richard Strauss’s music conducted by Klaus Tennstedt with Jessye Norman as Salome.

Column post #4,300: London Philharmonic Orchestra releases a concert of Richard Strauss’s music conducted by Klaus Tennstedt with Jessye Norman as Salome.

May 4, 1986, Royal Festival Hall – a hot ticket occasion, no doubt, but off of my radar of remembrance, so whether the complete evening is here, I know not, although at seventy-seven minutes there is little room on the disc for much else, for the first items are five...
The Metropolitan Opera – US premiere performances of Brett Dean’s Hamlet – Allan Clayton, Brenda Rae, Sarah Connolly, John Relyea; directed by Neil Armfield; conducted by Nicholas Carter.

The Metropolitan Opera – US premiere performances of Brett Dean’s Hamlet – Allan Clayton, Brenda Rae, Sarah Connolly, John Relyea; directed by Neil Armfield; conducted by Nicholas Carter.

Friday, May 13, 2022Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York City Guest Reviewer, Susan Stempleski Brett Dean and Matthew Jocelyn’s operatic adaptation of Hamlet, which premiered at the 2017 Glyndebourne Festival, has arrived at the Met, and their daring...
Barbican Hall: Michael Tilson Thomas and the LSO perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony; Lukáš Vondráček is soloist in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1.

Barbican Hall: Michael Tilson Thomas and the LSO perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony; Lukáš Vondráček is soloist in Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1.

Photo, Barbican/Mark Allan Sunday, May 15, 2022 Barbican Hall, London Guest Reviewer, Peter Reed The last time I heard Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra was in this venue in November 2019, just a few weeks before the pandemic got a grip. Then the...