Berliner Philharmoniker – Kirill Petrenko conducts Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten, libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. “Can one base one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others? The emperor’s wife needs a shadow to save her husband from turning to stone and to have children, so she must buy the shadow and fertility of a poor dyer’s wife.” Live Digital Concert Hall webcast.

Berliner Philharmoniker – Kirill Petrenko conducts Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten, libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. “Can one base one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others? The emperor’s wife needs a shadow to save her husband from turning to stone and to have children, so she must buy the shadow and fertility of a poor dyer’s wife.” Live Digital Concert Hall webcast.

Friday, April 14, 2023 Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße, Berlin The Berliner Philharmoniker and Kirill Petrenko have been in Baden-Baden for concerts (also involving Daniel Harding and Emmanuelle Haïm) and several staged performances of Die Frau ohne...
RELEASED TODAY, April 14: Boris Giltburg, with the Brussels Philharmonic & Vassily Sinaisky, records Rachmaninov’s First & Fourth Piano Concertos, and Paganini Rhapsody, for Naxos.

RELEASED TODAY, April 14: Boris Giltburg, with the Brussels Philharmonic & Vassily Sinaisky, records Rachmaninov’s First & Fourth Piano Concertos, and Paganini Rhapsody, for Naxos.

Originally published on April 1 Eager and grandiose in this performance, the Piano Concerto No.1 (final version) is given an absorbing account, Boris Giltburg in dynamic form, very ably supported by the detailed Brussels Phil and Vassily Sinaisky, a reading of shapely...
RELEASED TODAY, April 14: François-Xavier Roth & Gürzenich-Orchester Köln record Anton Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony (Romantic; 1874 score) for Myrios Classics.

RELEASED TODAY, April 14: François-Xavier Roth & Gürzenich-Orchester Köln record Anton Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony (Romantic; 1874 score) for Myrios Classics.

Originally published on April 8 We already have this, http://www.colinscolumn.com/gurzenich-orchester-koln-francois-xavier-roth-records-anton-bruckners-seventh-symphony-for-myrios/, and now this, the Fourth Symphony, the ‘Romantic’, not as we usually hear it, from...