Isserlis, Egarr / ZKO — Zurich, 2016-02-02

Concert review: Steven Isserlis, Richard Egarr / ZKO at Tonhalle Zurich, 2016-02-02 — Haydn: Symphony No.68 in B♭ major, Cello concerto No.1 in C major; Boccherini: Cello concerto No.3 in G major; Mozart: Symphony No.17 in G major K.129

Julia Fischer & Oliver Schnyder — Zurich, 2015-04-21

Review of a concert at the Zurich Tonhalle, on 2015-04-21, with Julia Fischer, Oliver Schnyder, and the Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields, featuring Joseph Haydn’s Violin Concerto in G, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Double Concerto for Violin and Piano in d, and Arnold Schönberg’s “Verklärte Nacht” (Transfigured Night) op.4 — a very enjoyable concert experience, indeed!

Meister / Philharmonia: Mahler & Haydn — Zurich, 2014-12-14

This was the third Philharmonic Concert of the season given by Philharmonia Zürich, the orchestra of the Zurich Opera House, conducted by the young Cornelius Meister (*1980), who studied and graduated in Hannover and Salzburg, and since has held positions in Erfurt, Hannover, Heidelberg, and finally with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. He is also pursuing a career as guest conductor, which in 2012 also took him to the Zurich Opera, where he conducted Richard Strauss’ Salome…