Brönnimann / Sinfonietta: Messiaen, Turangalîla — Basel, 2017-01-29

Concert review, Musical Theater Basel, 2017-01-29: Baldur Brönnimann conducting the Basel Sinfonietta in Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalîla Symphony, with Kirill Zwegintsow (piano), Bruno Perrault (Ondes Martenot), and Ludovic van Hellemont (Celesta) as soloists


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Brönnimann, Basel Sinfonietta / World Wide Music — Basel, 2016-09-24

Concert review — Basel Sinfonietta / Baldur Brönnimann, Volkshaus Basel, 2016-09-24: Jannik Giger (*1985): Came Adrift (2016); Toshio Hosokawa (*1955): Ferne Landschaft III—Seascapes of Fukuyama (1996); Andrew Norman (*1979): Unstuck (2008); Brett Dean (*1961): Amphitheatre—Scene for Orchestra (2000); Kevin Volans (*1949): Strip-Weave for Orchestra (2002/03); Arturo Márquez (*1950): Danzón No.2 (1994)


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Dudamel / OSSB: Messiaen, Turangalîla — KKL Lucerne, 2016-09-11

Concert review, final concert of this year’s Lucerne Festival, at the KKL, 2016-09-11: Gustavo Dudamel, Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Cynthia Millar (Ondes Martenot), Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela — Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphony


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Vinnitskaya / Payare — Zurich Opera, 2015-11-29

Concert review: Anna Vinnitskaya, Rafael Payare / Philharmonia Zurich — Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op.15; Shostakovich: Symphony No.10 in E minor, op.93


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Wang, Bringuier — 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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