Concert review: Giovanni Antonini / Tonhalle Orchestra, Zürcher Sing-Akademie (Florian Helgath), Sibylla Rubens, Olivia Vermeulen, Martin Mitterrutzner, Tobias Berndt @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-11-03 — Schubert: Symphony No.4 in C minor, D.417, “Tragic”; Mass No.5 in A♭ major, D.678, “Missa solemnis”
CD Review (★★★): Trio Oreade (Yukiko Ishibashi, violin; Ursula Sarnthein, viola; Christine Hu, cello)—Mozart, the works for String Trio: Divertimento for String Trio in E♭ major, K.563; and String Trio Movement in G major, K.562e / Anh.66 (Fragment).
Concert review: Vilde Frang, Trevor Pinnock / Kammerorchester Basel @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-10-30 — Max Reger (1873 – 1916): Aria “O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross” for string orchestra, after J.S. Bach’s choral prelude, BWV 622; Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827): Violin Concerto in D major, op.61; Matthias Arter (*1964): Aquarell about J.S. Bach’s “Ricercar a 6”; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 – 1847): Symphony No.5 in D major/D minor, op.107, “Reformation”
Concert review: Julia Becker, Giovanni Antonini / Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich @ Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-07-05 — Haydn: Symphony No.101 in D major, “The Clock”; Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, K.216, “Strassburg”; Haydn: Symphony No.103 in E♭ major, “Drumroll”
Concert Review — Hanna Weinmeister, Jonathan Cohen / Orchestra La Scintilla @ Zurich Opera, 2017-07-03, Works by J.S. Bach — Orchestral Suites No.3 & No.4 in D, BWV 1068 & 1069; Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042; Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B♭ major, BWV 1051
Haydn: Symphony No.103 in E♭ major, “Drumroll” — comparing recordings with the following artists: Antal Doráti, Philharmonia Hungarica (1972) / Dennis Russell Davies, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (2009)