Yuja Wang, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla / CBSO — Zurich, 2019-05-26

Blog post #499 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Yuja Wang, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla / CBSO @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2019-05-26 — Honegger: Pastorale d’été, H.31; Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54; Brahms: Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73 — Pre-concert: AKMI Duo (Valentine Michaud, saxophone & Akvilė Šileikaitė, piano): Bernstein, Albright, Jazz
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Yuja Wang & Leonidas Kavakos — Zurich, 2017-12-12

Concert review, Yuja Wang & Leonidas Kavakos @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-12-12 — Schubert: Fantasy in C major, D.934; Janáček: Violin Sonata; Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor, L.140; Bartók: Violin Sonata No.1 in C♯ minor, op.21, Sz.75 / BB 84


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Yuja Wang, Lionel Bringuier / TOZ — Tonhalle Zurich, 2014-09-11

(…) Lionel Bringuier (*1986) takes over from David Zinman (*1936) who has directed the orchestra for 19 years — more than twice as long as any director after the first two, Friedrich Hegar (from the foundation 1868 up till 1906) and Volkmar Andreae (1906 – 1949). Zinman has led the orchestra into a new and successful international and recording career — for him, this was the crowning of his career, while for Bringuier this is the second direction (after 3 years in Valladolid / Spain), and likely the first highlight in a promising career…


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Haochen Zhang — Piano Recital, Lucerne, 2018-11-21

Concert review, Piano Recital, Haochen Zhang @ Lukaskirche, Lucerne, 2018-11-21 (Lucerne Piano Festival 2018, Debut Recital) — Boulez: Piano Sonata No.1; Debussy: Préludes, Livre 2, L.123 (5, 7, 12); Janáček: In the Mists; Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178


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Wang, Rouilly, Grossenbacher, Bringuier — Zurich, 2018-06-07

Concert review, Yuja Wang, Michel Rouilly, Thomas Grossenbacher, Lionel Bringuier / Tonhalle Orchestra @ Zurich, 2018-06-07 — Richard Strauss: “Don Quixote”, op.35; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 in C major, op.26; Ravel: La Valse, poème choréographique pour orchestre


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Beatrice Rana, Pappano — Lugano, 2017-05-07

Concert review: Beatrice Rana, Sir Antonio Pappano / Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia @ LAC, Lugano, 2017-05-07 — Rossini: “Le siège de Corinthe”, Overture; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B♭ minor, op.23; Respighi: Fontane di Roma & Pini di Roma


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