Opening concert of Musikfest Berlin 2023 – Iván Fischer conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, with Michael Nagy singing Jörg Widmann’s Das heiße Herz. Live relay on rbbKultur Radio.

Opening concert of Musikfest Berlin 2023 – Iván Fischer conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, with Michael Nagy singing Jörg Widmann’s Das heiße Herz. Live relay on rbbKultur Radio.

Saturday, August 26, 2023 Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße, Berlin Musikfest Berlin has another impressive line-up of orchestras and musicians for this year’s festival (until September 18), as the appearance of this great Dutch orchestra with Iván...
Berliner Philharmoniker – Opening Concert of 2023-24 season – Kirill Petrenko conducts Max Reger’s Mozart Variations & Fugue and Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben. Live Digital Concert Hall webcast.

Berliner Philharmoniker – Opening Concert of 2023-24 season – Kirill Petrenko conducts Max Reger’s Mozart Variations & Fugue and Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben. Live Digital Concert Hall webcast.

Max Reger (1873-1916) Friday, August 25, 2023 Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße, Berlin Max Reger’s Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart (Opus 132; 1914) opened the Berliners’ 23-24 season, the expressive Mozart Theme, from the first...
BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 51: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sakari Oramo conducts Judith Weir & Robert Schumann, with Christian Tetzlaff playing Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto. Live on BBC Radio 3.

BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 51: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sakari Oramo conducts Judith Weir & Robert Schumann, with Christian Tetzlaff playing Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto. Live on BBC Radio 3.

Photo, Andy Paradise Thursday, August 24, 2023 Royal Albert Hall, London Christian Tetzlaff proved himself a poised and passionate advocate of Elgar’s Violin Concerto (for Fritz Kreisler) in wonderful partnership with Sakari Oramo, already established as a...
BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 49: London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Sir Simon Rattle conducts Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri. Live on BBC Radio 3.

BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 49: London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Sir Simon Rattle conducts Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri. Live on BBC Radio 3.

Photo, Mark Allan Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Royal Albert Hall, London Richard Wagner greatly admired Robert Schumann’s secular oratorio (1843), so too Simon Rattle. He has previously conducted it in London, the basis of his LSO Live recording (other recorded...
BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 43: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the UK premiere of György Kurtág’s Fin de partie, to a French libretto based on Samuel Beckett’s eponymous play (Endgame). Live on BBC Radio 3.

BBC Proms 2023 – Prom 43: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the UK premiere of György Kurtág’s Fin de partie, to a French libretto based on Samuel Beckett’s eponymous play (Endgame). Live on BBC Radio 3.

Photo, Sisi Burn Thursday, August 17, 2023 Royal Albert Hall, London Commissioned by and premiered at La Scala on November 15, 2018, conducted by Markus Stenz (some pre-performance articles at the time cited Ingo Metzmacher as the maestro; Pierre Audi directed), the...