Kanneh-Mason, Tjeknavorian, Sanderling / TOZ — Zurich, 2018-03-14

Concert review, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Michael Sanderling / Tonhalle Orchestra @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-14 — Dvořák: Carnival Overture, op.92; Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 in E♭ major, op.107; Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, op.77; includes a brief review of Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s debut CD


Vilde Frang & Friends — Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-12

Concert review: Vilde Frang, Tai Murray, Gregory Ahss, Rosanne Philippens, Lawrence Power, Lily Francis, Nicolas Altstaedt, Jan-Erik Gustafsson @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-03-12 — Veress: Trio per archi (1954); Arensky: String Quartet No.2 in A minor, op.35; Enescu: String Octet in C major, op.7


Werner Bärtschi — Zurich, 2018-03-09

Review, Piano Recital Werner Bärtschi @ Konservatorium Florhofgasse, Zurich, 2018-03-09 — Beethoven: Sonata No.1 in F minor, op.2/1; R. Febel (*1952): “Expanding Universe”; W. Killmayer (1927 – 2017): “Am Grat”; M.E. Keller (*1947): “Selbstgespräche”; Bärtschi (*1950): “In Trauer und Prunk”; Beethoven: Sonata No.32 in C minor, op.111


Kristian Bezuidenhout / ZKO — Zurich, 2018-03-07

Concert review, Kristian Bezuidenhout / Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO) @ Kirche St.Peter, Zurich, 2018-03-07 — J.C. Bach: Symphony in G major, op.3/6 — C.P.E. Bach: Concerto in C major for Fortepiano and Strings Wq.20; Symphony in F major, Wq.183/3 — Mozart: Piano Concerto No.9 in E♭ major, K.271, “Jenamy” (“Jeunehomme”)


Erdmann, Lehtipuu, Dean — Zurich, 2018-02-28

Concert review, Mojca Erdmann, Topi Lehtipuu, Brett Dean, Tonhalle Orchestra @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2018-02-28 — Brett Dean (*1961): “Testament”, Music for Twelve Violas (2002); Dean: From Melodious Lay (A Hamlet Diffraction) for Soprano, Tenor, and Orchestra (2016); Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E♭ major, op.55, “Eroica”