Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net All just my personal opinion Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:41:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/cropped-2016-11-04-R-32x32.jpg Rolf's Music Blog https://www.rolf-musicblog.net 32 32 78010206 Jerusalem Quartet — LAC Lugano, 2017-04-23 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/jerusalem-quartet-lac-lugano-2017-04-23/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/jerusalem-quartet-lac-lugano-2017-04-23/#respond Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:37:17 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11477 Concert Review, Jerusalem Quartet @ LAC, Lugano, 2017-04-23 — Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 in f minor, op.95, "Serioso"; Prokofiev: String Quartet No.1 in b minor, op.50; Beethoven: String Quartet No.7 in F major, op.59/1, "Razumovsky"

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Cuarteto Casals — LAC Lugano, 2017-04-22 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/cuarteto-casals-lac-lugano-2017-04-22/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/cuarteto-casals-lac-lugano-2017-04-22/#comments Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:45:51 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11475 Concert Review, Cuarteto Casals @ LAC, Lugano, 2017-04-22 — Beethoven: String Quartet No.1 in F major, op.18/1; Shostakovich: String Quartet No.10 in A flat major, op.118; Beethoven: String Quartet No.16 in F major, op.135

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Gringolts Quartet — LAC Lugano, 2017-04-21 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/gringolts-quartet-lac-lugano-2017-04-21/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/gringolts-quartet-lac-lugano-2017-04-21/#comments Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:24:15 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11470 Concert Review, Gringolts Quartet @ LAC, Lugano, 2017-04-21 — Beethoven: String Quartet No.6 in B flat major, op.18/6; Dutilleux: "Ainsi la Nuit"; Beethoven: String Quartet No.8 in e minor, op.59/2, "Razumovsky"

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Mráček, Zhao, Fedoseyev — Zurich, 2017-04-20 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/mracek-zhao-fedoseyev-zurich-2017-04-20/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/mracek-zhao-fedoseyev-zurich-2017-04-20/#respond Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:49:52 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11460 Review, concert of the Orpheum Foundation, Tonhalle Zurich, 2017-04-20: Vladimir Fedoseyev, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, works by P.I. Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, op.32; Violin Concerto in D major, op.35 (Jan Mráček); Piano Concerto No.1 in b flat minor, op.23 (Mélodie Zhao)

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Konstantin Scherbakov — ETH Zurich, 2017-04-11 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/konstantin-scherbakov-eth-zurich-2017-04-11/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/konstantin-scherbakov-eth-zurich-2017-04-11/#comments Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:13:46 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11840 Concert review, piano recital Konstantin Scherbakov, Semper-Aula / ETH Zurich, 2017-04-11 — P.I. Tchaikovsky: 18 Morceaux, op.72 (Nos. 14 & 5); Tchaikovsky: Grande Sonate in G major, op.37; S.M. Lyapunov: Études dʹexécution transcendante, op.11 (Nos. 1, 8, 5, 6, 2, & 10)

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Shevchenko, Corp, Duet Philharmonic — London, 2017-04-10 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/shevchenko-corp-duet-philharmonic-london-2017-04-10/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/shevchenko-corp-duet-philharmonic-london-2017-04-10/#respond Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:03:23 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11516 Concert review: Oxana Shevchenko, Ronald Corp / Duet Philharmonic, London, Royal Festival Hall, 2017-04-10 — Prokofjev: "Montagues and Capulets" from "Romeo & Juliet" (Suite No.2, op.64ter); Prokofiev: Piano concerto No.2 in g minor, op.16; Mahler: Symphony No.5

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Barbara Hannigan / Tonhalle Orchestra — Zurich, 2017-04-02 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/hannigan-tonhalle-orchestra-zurich-2017-04-02/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/hannigan-tonhalle-orchestra-zurich-2017-04-02/#respond Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:52:39 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11513 Concert review: Barbara Hannigan, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, 2017-04-02 — Ligeti: "Atmosphères" for grand orchestra; Berg: Symphonic pieces from "Lulu"; Debussy: "Nuages" from "Trois Nocturnes", L.91; Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements

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Lay Concert Critics — A Personal Note https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/lay-concert-critic-personal-note/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/lay-concert-critic-personal-note/#comments Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:21:28 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11548 A reflection about my perceived role as layman concert critic, my experiences and contacts with artists, mutual interactions.

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Croisé & Shevchenko — ETH Zurich, 2017-03-28 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/croise-shevchenko-eth-zurich-2017-03-28/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/croise-shevchenko-eth-zurich-2017-03-28/#comments Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:18:45 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11505 Concert review, duo recital Christoph Croisé & Oxana Shevchenko, ETH Zurich, Semper-Aula, 2017-03-28 — Brahms: Cello Sonata No.1 in e minor, op.38; Stravinsky: Suite Italienne; Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in a minor, D.821; Prokofiev: The Love for the Three Oranges; Shchedrin: In the Style of Albéniz

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Renaud Capuçon, ZKO — Zurich, 2017-03-26 https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/renaud-capucon-zko-zurich-2017-03-26/ https://www.rolf-musicblog.net/renaud-capucon-zko-zurich-2017-03-26/#respond Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:26:23 +0000 http://www.rolf-musicblog.net/?p=11431 Concert review: Renaud Capuçon, Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO), Schauspielhaus Pfauen, Zurich, 2017-03-26 — Mozart: Divertimento in D major, KV 136 (KV 125a); Schumann: Violin Concerto in a minor, after the Cello Concerto, op.129; Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings in C major, op.48

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