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Joseph Bastian returns to Sinfonieorchester Basel

Joseph Bastian returns to Sinfonieorchester Basel

With the festive season upon us, Joseph Bastian will conduct the Sinfonieorchester Basel in a Christmas performance of famous classical repertoire, including works by Donizetti, Mahler, Mozart, Verdi and a Weihnachtsmedley by Muriset  The concert ...

Alena Baeva debuts with Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra

Alena Baeva debuts with Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra

Alena Baeva will make her debut with the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra on 23 November at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall Her performance of the mighty Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto will be conducted by Artistic Director Zoi Tsokanou

Hugh Wolff conducts “Scandalous stories” programme with Belgian National Orchestra and Nelson Freire

Hugh Wolff conducts “Scandalous stories” programme with Belgian National Orchestra and Nelson Freire

American conductor Hugh Wolff will conduct a programme of “Scandalous stories” with the Belgian National Orchestra and pianist Nelson Freire All three pieces, Adès’ Dances from ‘Powder her Face’, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 5 Emperor, ...

John Nelson conducts two programmes with Wuppertaler Sinfonieorchester

John Nelson conducts two programmes with Wuppertaler Sinfonieorchester

John Nelson will be conducting two programmes with the Wuppertaler Sinfonieorchester before the end of the year The first two performances will take place on 18 and 19 November at the Historische Stadthalle, where the audience will be treated to ...

Alena Baeva returns to Milan and Vilnius

Alena Baeva returns to Milan and Vilnius

Sala Verdi will once again see Alena Baeva’s return to Milan on 14 November She will be joined by Vadym Kholodenko to perform works by Debussy, Ravel, Schubert and Schumann Her travels continues to Vilnius where she will join forces with the ...

Hugh Wolff conducts series of Armistice Day Centennial concerts in Belgium

Hugh Wolff conducts series of Armistice Day Centennial concerts in Belgium

Hugh Wolff will travel through Belgium with the Belgian National Orchestra for a series of special Armistice Day Centennial concerts The orchestra will perform in Liège, Brugge, Antwerp and Brussels, on 8, 9, 10 and 11 November respectively The ...

Jacek Kaspszyk conducts the Warsaw Philharmonic celebrating Poland’s Centenary of Independence

Jacek Kaspszyk conducts the Warsaw Philharmonic celebrating Poland’s Centenary of Independence

Jacek Kaspszyk will conduct the Warsaw Philharmonic Gala concerts, celebrating 100 years of Poland’s Independence The concerts will feature an all-Szymanowski programme (Concert Overture in E Major, Symphony No 4 and Harnasie) and take place on 9 ...

Alena Baeva joins the jury of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Violin Competition

Alena Baeva joins the jury of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Violin Competition

The world renowned Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Violin Competition will see Alena Baeva join the esteemed jury, which also include Renaud Capuçon and Maxim Vengerov amongst others  The recital final will be held on 7 November and the ...

Moné Hattori debuts with the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

Moné Hattori debuts with the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

Moné Hattori will be making an exciting debut with the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra on 6 November 2018 Under the guidance of conductor Masamitsu Enkoji, she will perform Ravel’s Tzigane, Thaïs’ Meditation and Waxman’s Carmen Fantasy The ...

Dylan Corlay conducts “Hip Hop Symphonique” at Maison de Radio France

Dylan Corlay conducts “Hip Hop Symphonique” at Maison de Radio France

Conductor Dylan Corlay collaborates with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and hip hop artists Dosseh, Sniper, Sofiane, S Pri Noi and Wallen for an exciting fusion of music genres in Paris The sold-out concert “Hip Hop Symphonique” ...

Joseph Bastian debuts with Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra

Joseph Bastian debuts with Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra

Joseph Bastian will make his debut with the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra at the City of Ostrava Cultural Centre on 1 November  The programme will include Strauss’ Don Juan, Mozart’s Horn Concerto No 2 (with Zuzana Meierová), Karlowicz’ ...

Alena Baeva returns to philharmonie zuidnederland

Alena Baeva returns to philharmonie zuidnederland

Alena Baeva makes a welcome return to philharmonie zuidnederland, following her spellbinding debut in 2017 Her performance of Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No 1, under the baton of Dmitri Liss, will see them visit Maastricht’s Theater aan het ...

John Nelson opens the San Diego Opera season with Le Nozze di Figaro

John Nelson opens the San Diego Opera season with Le Nozze di Figaro

Conductor John Nelson will open the 2018/19 San Diego Opera season with Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, directed by Stephen Lawless The wonderful cast includes John Moore, Evan Hughes, Caitlin Lynch, Sarah Shafer, Emily Fons and Susanne Mentzer, who ...

Anna Tsybuleva tours the UK

Anna Tsybuleva tours the UK

Anna Tsybuleva will embark on a UK recital tour  The tour will include Parbold (20 October), Lancaster University (1 November) and Rhosygilwen (4 October)  Anna will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin and Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons

Stephen Kovacevich performs at the London Piano Festival

Stephen Kovacevich performs at the London Piano Festival

Making a welcome return, Stephen Kovacevich will once again take to the stage at the London Piano Festival on 6 October  His performance forms part of the ‘Two-Piano Marathon’ and will include Debussy’s En blanc et noir with Charles Owen

Jacek Kaspszyk opens the Warsaw Philharmonic’s 2018/19 season

Jacek Kaspszyk opens the Warsaw Philharmonic’s 2018/19 season

Polish conductor Jacek Kaspszyk leads the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra for its 2018/19 season opening with two performances at the Philharmonic Hall Warsaw on 5 & 6 October Kaspszyk has been the Warsaw Philharmonic’s Music & Artistic ...

Kyung Wha Chung performs with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Kyung Wha Chung performs with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Ms Chung will be performing Brahms’ magnificent Violin Concerto with her brother, Myung Whun Chung, conducting the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra The concerts (both of which are sold out) will take place at Tokyo Opera City (4 October) and Suntory ...

Moné Hattori debuts with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra

Moné Hattori debuts with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra

Moné Hattori will debut with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Kosuke Tsunoda on the rostrum They will perform at the Kyoto Concert Hall in Hattori’s native Japan on 6 October, playing Tchaikovsky’s beautiful Violin Concerto in D ...

Moné Hattori receives Arion-Toho Music Award

Moné Hattori receives Arion-Toho Music Award

In a ceremony taking place on 28 September 2018, Moné Hattori will receive the prestigious Arion-Toho Music Award  Given to string players aged 18 and below, the winner each year is selected by a distinguished panel of artists, music critics, and ...

Anna Tsybuleva debuts with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Anna Tsybuleva debuts with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Anna Tsybuleva will make her debut with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra on 28 September at the Sofia Philharmonie, performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No2  The concert will be conducted by Mark Kadin

Joseph Bastian conducts the ARD International Music Competition in Munich

Joseph Bastian conducts the ARD International Music Competition in Munich

The renowned ARD International Music Competition is joined by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Joseph Bastian The orchestra will accompany the participants in the categories for Voice, Trumpet and Viola during the semi-finals and ...

Hugh Wolff opens the Belgian National Orchestra’s 2018/19 Season

Hugh Wolff opens the Belgian National Orchestra’s 2018/19 Season

This week, conductor Hugh Wolff returns to Brussels to inaugurate his second season at the helm of the Belgian National Orchestra Conducting the opening concert of the new 2018/19 season at the Bozar in Brussels on 14 September, the programme ...

John Nelson triumphs at the Gramophone Awards 2018

John Nelson triumphs at the Gramophone Awards 2018

Wright Music Management congratulates conductor John Nelson on his double triumph at the prestigious Gramophone Awards 2018! His critically acclaimed Warner Classics & Erato recording of Berlioz’s epic opera Les Troyens, featuring a ...

Anneleen Lenaerts to première Kalevi Aho’s concerto for harp and strings “Mearra“ in Finland

Anneleen Lenaerts to première Kalevi Aho’s concerto for harp and strings “Mearra“ in Finland

On 16 September, renowned harpist Anneleen Lenaerts will give the Finnish première of Kalevi Aho’s Mearra – a work specially written for her by the acclaimed composer – partnered by the St Michel Strings and conductor Erkki ...