Wagner: Die Walküre

Der Ring des Nibelungen, part 2 — comparing 2 recordings: Furtwängler (1953, Rome), with Frantz, Mödl, Windgassen, Frick, Konetzni, etc.; Janowski (1980), with Adam, Minton, Altmeyer, Jerusalem, Norman, Moll, etc.

Wagner: Das Rheingold

Der Ring des Nibelungen, part 1 — comparing 2 recordings: Furtwängler (1953, Rome), with Frantz, Windgassen, Neidlinger, Patzak, Grümmer, Greindl, Frick, etc.; Janowski (1980), with Adam, Minton, Schreier, Nimsgern, Wenkel, Salminen, Popp, Schwarz

Yulianna Avdeeva — Piano Recital, Zurich, 2011-09-26

(…) I’m not a professional concert reviewer — but unfortunately, this event went largely unnoticed by the media, and at least in the two newspapers I checked (the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and our local newspaper) the concert was not reviewed at all, so let me try giving at least some rudimentary, subjective comments on how I experienced the evening…