Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in Berwald’s E-flat Fourth Symphony and Mendelssohn’s ‘Scottish’ Third. Live Medici webcast.

Herbert Blomstedt conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in Berwald’s E-flat Fourth Symphony and Mendelssohn’s ‘Scottish’ Third. Live Medici webcast.

Thursday, May 25, 2023 Konzerthaus, Brückstraße 21, 44135 Dortmund, Germany Guest Reviewer, Ateş Orga One of those Cantabrigian spring days idling time away in Grantchester. Tea among the apple trees of The Orchard, planted in 1868 – Rupert Brooke country. A...
Three performances of the Toccata & Fugue in D-minor (attrib. J. S. Bach/BWV565) as orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski – conducted by Andrew Davis, Leonard Slatkin and Charles Dutoit.

Three performances of the Toccata & Fugue in D-minor (attrib. J. S. Bach/BWV565) as orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski – conducted by Andrew Davis, Leonard Slatkin and Charles Dutoit.

Edward Johnson writes… Doubtless due to its inclusion in Walt Disney’s Fantasia, Stokowski’s arrangement of the Toccata and Fugue has become one of the most performed orchestrations of any of Bach’s organ works. In addition to his own several recordings, it has...
Paavo Järvi conducts the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen – Haydn’s Symphonies 93 & 104, and, with Sol Gabetta, Schumann’s Cello Concerto.

Paavo Järvi conducts the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen – Haydn’s Symphonies 93 & 104, and, with Sol Gabetta, Schumann’s Cello Concerto.

Julia Bayer, photo Thursday, May 4, 2023 Die Glocke, Domsheide 6-8, 28195 Bremen, Germany Guest Reviewer, Ateş Orga The Hanseatic port-city of Bremen is an intricacy of surviving antiquity and post-1945 modern, the fifteenth-century barrelled wine cellars and tavern...
London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall – Klaus M­äkelä conducts Larcher & Mahler, with Julian Rachlin playing Shostakovich.

London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall – Klaus M­äkelä conducts Larcher & Mahler, with Julian Rachlin playing Shostakovich.

Saturday, April 29, 2023 Southbank Centre, London – Royal Festival Hall Guest Reviewer, Peter Reed Photo, LPO This LPO concert was titled “Music from the Shadows”, and Klaus M­äkelä steered the orchestra through works written between 1910 and 2016, all of...