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EMI Classics & Virgin Classics May releases

A DVD of Jonathan Kent’s Fellini-esque Glyndebourne Festival production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni – with Gerald Finley in the title role, soprano Kate Royal as Donna Elvira, and Vladimir Jurowski on the podium – headlines EMI Classics’ releases this month.  Other May highlights from EMI Classics include a “terrific” (Los Angeles Times) set of Schumann’s complete (and unjustly neglected) works for Piano Trio, featuring pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, violinist Christian Tetzlaff, and cellist Tanja Tetzlaff, and three special releases – including a legendary recording of Wagner’s complete “Ring” cycle – celebrating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886-1954), one of the truly legendary conductors of the 20th century.  From Virgin Classics this month, a transcendent recording of Brahms’s German Requiem, performed by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, led by Paavo Järvi and featuring soprano Natalie Dessay, to mark the ensemble’s 80th birthday; plus, Fabio Biondi and his dynamic Europa Galante add to their burgeoning and celebrated Vivaldi discography with a recording of John Walsh’s 1728 edition of the Venetian composer’s concerto collection known as “La stravaganza.”
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Kate Royal, Gerald Finley, Luca Pisaroni, Anna Samuil
Glyndebourne Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Vladimir Jurowski
DVD available May 3 from EMI Classics
Glyndebourne Festival Music Director Vladimir Jurowski leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Glyndebourne Chorus, and a superb cast in Jonathan Kent’s captivating production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne.
Set at a time of seismic social and cultural change – in a Fellini-esque vision of post-war life – Kent’s urgently propulsive production offers a “white-knuckle rollercoaster ride” through the events of Don Giovanni’s last day as they unfold in and around Paul Brown’s magical “box of tricks” set.  The vibrant cast features Kate Royal singing Donna Elvira, Gerald Finley in the title role, fast-rising baritone Luca Pisaroni as Leporello, and Russian soprano Anna Samuil in her UK opera debut as Donna Anna.  The winning team of director Jonathan Kent and designer Paul Brown has created a sumptuous staging that is the first new Glyndebourne production of the opera in ten years.
The DVD contains exclusive bonus features including rehearsal and backstage footage, interviews with the production staff and cast, and a glimpse into the costume, design, and technical departments at Glyndebourne.
Cast member Kate Royal – an exclusive EMI Classics artist – is currently in the U.S., where she recently made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice.  Royal will sing music featured on her recent solo release, A Lesson in Love, in three North American recitals later this month: Montreal (May 16), New York (Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, May 20), and San Francisco (May 24).  New York’s classical radio station, WQXR, named the recording its “Album of the Week” in April, and Opera News noted that the release “shows Royal’s voice at its best,” adding: “She has a real talent as a storyteller.”
Robert Schumann: Complete Works for Piano Trio
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Tanja Tetzlaff, cello
CD and downloads available May 3 from EMI Classics
Frequent collaborators Leif Ove Andsnes, violinist Christian Tetzlaff, and cellist Tanja Tetzlaff have recorded Robert Schumann’s three Piano Trios on a new two-CD set that also features the Fantasiestücke for piano, violin, and cello (Op. 88).  Andsnes has a deep affection for the music of Schumann and feels that his chamber works – particularly the Piano Trios – have been unjustly neglected.  A writer for the Los Angeles Times echoed that sentiment in an early review, which describes the repertoire as “late Schumann, mellow, moody, and robust.”  He continued, “It is pure Schumann in all his fleeting unpredictability and experimentation with Romantic sentiment, rhythm, and harmony.  All the trios have needed are terrific performances like these from pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, violinist Christian Tetzlaff, and cellist Tanja Tetzlaff.”
Andsnes’s affinity for Schumann’s works is also evident in his widely praised recording of the composer’s Piano Concerto with Mariss Jansons and the Berlin Philharmonic.  Issued by EMI Classics in 2003, the release won a Gramophone Award for Best Concerto Recording, made the New York Times’s “Best of the Year” list, and was later given a Penguin Guide “rosette.”  A reviewer for Fanfare picked the album as one of his favorite recordings of the year, naming Andsnes “one of today’s most probing and interesting pianists.”
Andsnes and Christian Tetzlaff have given many recitals together, and recorded an album of Bartók’s two Violin Sonatas that was nominated for a 2005 Grammy Award.  A critic for the Seattle Times observed, “Sometimes two players just click, and that’s the case with German violinist Christian Tetzlaff and Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes.  Both superb players in their own right, their duo is more than the sum of its parts.”
Vivaldi: La stravaganza
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
CD and downloads available May 3 from Virgin Classics
No major ensemble today is more closely associated with the music of Vivaldi than Europa Galante under violinist/director Fabio Biondi.  In this new release, Biondi and his dynamic ensemble expand their rich catalog of Vivaldi’s works with six concertos, five of which derive from the composer’s La stravaganza (a collection of violin concertos originally published in 1714) that were published as a set in 1728 by John Walsh of London, and formed a pillar of the composer’s international fame in his lifetime.
The sixth Vivaldi concerto featured on the new disc is RV 544 in F, entitled “Il Proteo o sia il mondo al rovescio” (Proteus, or the world upside-down), which refers to shape-shifting sea-god Proteus.  The score is ingeniously written so that, with an appropriate shift in pitch, the solo violin and cello can readily swap parts.
Gramophone magazine praised Europa Galante’s ability to “bring something entirely fresh and vital to oft-performed repertoire, illuminating well-trodden paths with affective articulation and eloquently voiced inflexions,” while the New York Times asked: “What accounts for the verve?  A sense of spontaneity, enviable technical facility, and stylistic polish, to be sure, but also Europa Galante’s unfailing musicality, that salient but hard-to-define quality responsible for transforming the adept into the memorable.”
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem
Natalie Dessay, soprano; Ludovic Tézier, baritone
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Järvi
CD and downloads available May 3 from Virgin Classics
In October 2009 the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 80th birthday with a performance of Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem under the baton of Paavo Järvi.  The orchestra was joined by the Swedish Radio Choir, as well as two of today’s leading French singers: baritone Ludovic Tézier and soprano Natalie Dessay.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on this special occasion:
“The ensemble was founded in October 1929 and today is perhaps in its prime period of artistic focus… .  Chief conductor Paavo Järvi has often emphasized what a joy it is for him to work with the orchestra … .  [His] special interest in Brahms has already been manifest in his interpretations of the symphonies…and with the orchestra he succeeded in producing an interpretation that can be described as exemplary.  Their intense engagement with the work was characterized by minutely shaded dynamics and finely proportioned sound.”
After the concert, Järvi praised his musicians for the “beauty and sophistication” of their interpretation, while the German magazine for orchestral professionals, Das Orchester, affirmed that the Frankfurt orchestra “sets standards for precision, refinement of sound, a capacity to generate dramatic tension, tightness of ensemble, and the quality of its soloists.”
Special compilations, boxed sets, and reissues
The Elgar Collection: The Complete EMI Recordings
Various artists
Specially priced nine-CD set and downloads available May 3 from EMI Classics
The advent of electrical recording enabled Britain’s greatest living composer to crown his career with an Indian summer in the studios.  Between 1926 and 1933, Elgar recorded virtually all his major orchestral works, as well as choral excerpts and lighter pieces, in accounts as vital as they are authoritative.  Ranging from the Violin Concerto with the young Menuhin to an intriguing set of piano improvisations, the nine CDs of EMI’s Gramophone Award-winning edition are collected here for the first time.
CD 1: Symphony No. 1 in A-flat, Op.  55; “Falstaff” Symphonic Study in C minor, Op. 68

CD 2: Symphony No. 2 in E-flat, Op.   63

CD 3: The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38  (excerpts); Civic Fanfare and National Anthem  (arr. Elgar); The Music Makers, Op. 69  (excerpts)

CD 4: Variations on an Original Theme (“Enigma”), Op.  36; Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61

CD 5: The Wand of Youth: Music to a Child’s Play; Nursery Suite; Severn Suite, Op.  87

CD 6: “Land of Hope and Glory”; “It comes from the misty ages”; National Anthem (arr. Elgar); Croft: “O God, our help in ages past” (arr. Elgar); Meditation from The Light of Life, Op. 29; Three Characteristic Pieces, Op. 10; Chanson de nuit, Op. 15, No.1; Chanson de matin, Op. 15, No. 2; Three Bavarian Dances, Op. 27;  “The Crown of India” Suite, Op. 66; Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Op. 86 (J.  S. Bach: BWV 537, orch. Elgar)

CD 7: “Froissart” Concert Overture, Op. 19; Cockaigne (In London Town), Concert Overture, Op. 40;  In the South  (“Alassio”), Concert Overture, Op. 50; Interludes  from “Falstaff”  Symphonic Study in C minor, Op. 68; Cello Concerto in  E minor, Op.  85

CD 8: Minuet from Beau Brummel; Rosemary  (“That’s for remembrance”); Salut d’amour, Op. 12; Minuet, Op. 21; Sérénade lyrique; May Song; Carissima; Five Piano Improvisations; Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches, Op. 39;  “Land of Hope and Glory”

CD 9: Prelude to The Kingdom, Op. 51; Cockaigne (In London Town), Concert Overture, Op. 40; Serenade for  Strings in E minor, Op. 20; Elegy, Op. 58; Caractacus, Op. 35; Mina; Coronation March, Op.  65
Felix Mendelssohn: The Great Choral Works
Various artists
Specially priced six-CD set and downloads available May 3 from EMI Classics
The birthplace of the Romantic oratorio lies on the River Rhine, or to be more exact, in Düsseldorf.  This is the city where Schumann, and before him Mendelssohn, worked as director of music.  Both composers wrote important works for the choir of the Düsseldorf Musikverein, some of which had their first performance at the Lower Rhine Music Festival.  This six-CD edition brings together Mendelssohn’s major choral works sung by the Düsseldorf Choir, which remains closely connected to this day with the festival’s history.
CDs 1 & 2: Paulus, Op. 36
CDs 3 & 4: Elijah, Op. 70
CD 5: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 52, “Lobgesang”
CD 6: Vier geistliche Kantaten; Psalm 42, Op. 42 (“Wie der Hirsch schreit”)
Karl Jenkins: The Very Best of Karl Jenkins
Various Artists
Two-CD set and downloads available May 3 from EMI Classics
The Very Best of Karl Jenkins is a two-CD compilation that presents a selection of the most popular pieces by the UK’s best-loved living composer, Karl Jenkins.  The set includes music from best-selling recordings Adiemus, The Armed Man, Requiem, Gloria, Stabat Mater, Palladio, Stella Natalis, and Quirk.
Karl Jenkins, who was awarded a CBE in 2010, is recognized as the world’s most popular living composer following a recent poll by renowned cultural commentator Norman Lebrecht.  The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace is his most performed work, having been performed over 1,000 times since its world premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall in April 2000.  Commissioned jointly by the Royal Armouries and Classic FM, it was initially inspired by the Kosovan conflict, but the clear message of hope this work brings to so many resounds even more strongly ten years later.  The Armed Man, and the U.S. premiere of Jenkins’s For The Fallen: In Memoriam Alfryn Jenkins, will be performed at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall on September 11, 2011, a concert of commemoration honoring the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
Born in Wales, Karl Jenkins studied the oboe and graduated from Cardiff University, before undertaking post-graduate studies at London’s Royal College of Music.  Having been a member of the bands Nucleus and Soft Machine, his passion for jazz led him to composition.  Classically trained, but drawing on a diverse range of global influences, his composing style has transcended musical boundaries.  Recent recordings include Gloria, Stella Natalis, and Joy to the World.  Later this year, EMI Classics will release a new Jenkins album entitled The Peacemakers.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886-1954)
Three boxed sets celebrating the 125th anniversary of his birth
CDs and downloads for “The Legend” available May 17 from EMI Classics; The “Ring” and “The Great EMI Recordings” available May 17 from EMI Classics on CD only
Wilhelm Gustav Heinrich Ernst Martin Furtwängler, to give his full name, was born in Berlin on January 25, 1886, and composed his first music at the age of seven.  Becoming a composer was his foremost ambition, despite the failure of his early attempts at composition.
Several factors led to Furtwängler’s taking up the baton: the wish to conduct his own works; his increasing interest in the art of interpretation; and the need to make a living, following his father’s death in 1907.  His first concert as conductor was in Munich in 1906, with a program of works by Bruckner and Beethoven as well as one of his own.  His rise to fame as a conductor was quite rapid.  In 1920 he succeeded Richard Strauss as conductor of the Berlin Staatsoper concerts and, after the death of Nikisch in 1922, he took over the conductorship of the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras.  It was at this time that Furtwängler also began a long and successful relationship with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, but it was with the Berlin Philharmonic that he would remain for the rest of his career.
Throughout the 1920s and ’30s, Furtwängler and the Berlin Philharmonic went on a series of European tours to Scandinavia, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, and England.  In 1937, Furtwängler conducted at Covent Garden as part of the Coronation celebrations and, in 1938, he returned to conduct two cycles of Wagner’s Ring.  Success in Europe quickly followed and he appeared with the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics – as well as with local orchestras – in London, Stockholm, Edinburgh, Lucerne, Milan, Salzburg, and Paris.
The partnership between Furtwängler and EMI represents one of the greatest collaborations in recording history, and the Company is proud to contribute three special boxed sets to celebrate the 125th birthday of this truly legendary conductor.  Details follow.
Wilhelm Furtwängler: The Legend
This three-CD set brings together a selection of some of the more popular classics Furtwängler recorded with the Vienna Philharmonic in the late 1940s and early ’50s, during the final years of the conductor’s career.  The first disc in the set contains three popular symphonies by composers close to Furtwängler’s heart.  The other CDs offer a selection of well-known shorter works, making this collection an ideal introduction to the singularly transporting artistry of this titan of the podium.
CD 1: Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550; Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G “Surprise”; Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor (“Unfinished”) D.759
CD 2: Schumann: Manfred overture, Op. 115; Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op. 26; Smetana: “Vltava” from Má vlast; Weber: Oberon overture, J.306; Schubert: Rosamunde overture, D.644; Schubert: Rosamunde incidental music, D.797; Cherubini: Anacréon overture
CD 3: Gluck: Alceste overture; Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide overture; Weber: Die Freischütz overture, J.277; Weber: Euryanthe overture, J.291; Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28; Liszt: Les préludes, S.97
Wilhelm Furtwängler: The Great EMI Recordings
A special and generous 20-CD selection presents some of EMI’s celebrated Furtwängler recordings, some recorded live in concert, and some in the studio.  The 21st CD in the set contains interviews with musicians who performed with the conductor, while other players recall the magnetic and hypnotic effect he exerted on them and his audiences.
CD 1: Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21; Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 “Eroica”
CD 2: Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 36; Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60
CD 3: Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67; Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92
CD 4: Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 “Pastoral”; Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93
CD 5: Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
CD 6: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73 “Emperor”; Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
CD 7: Beethoven: Concerto for violin and orchestra in D, Op. 61; Mendelssohn: Concerto for violin and orchestra in E minor, Op. 64
CDs 8 and 9: Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
CD 10: Brahms: Hungarian Dances; Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a “St. Antoni Chorale”; Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
CD 11: Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73; Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90
CD 12: Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98; Beethoven: Coriolan overture, Op. 62; Beethoven: Leonore No. 2 overture, Op. 72a
CD 13: Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77; Brahms: Double Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra in A minor, Op. 102
CD 14: Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique”
CD 15: Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20; Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28; Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24; Furtwängler: Symphonic Concerto in B minor (Adagio; Sehr langsam)
CDs 16 – 19: Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
CD 20: Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G “Surprise”; Cherubini: Anacréon overture; Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor (“Unfinished”) D.759; Liszt: Les préludes, S.97
CD 21: “Remembering Furtwängler”
Wilhelm Furtwängler conducts Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen
EMI Classics’ acclaimed recording of Furtwängler conducting Wagner’s epic “Ring” cycle is presented here in a beautifully re-packaged 13-CD set.  First issued in 1990, the live recording – made in the RAI (Radiotelevisione Italiana) studios, one act at a time, for broadcast purposes – was re-mastered from the original tapes, by contrast with the vinyl pressings used for the original 1972 EMI LP release.
British Composers Series: Thomas Adès
Three new titles
CDs and downloads available May 17 from EMI Classics
America: A Prophecy; Songs; Choral Works
Robin Blaze, Christopher Maltman, Susan Bickley, Polyphony, Stephen Layton
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Adès
The music of Thomas Adès taps into the spirit of our restless times with unquiet brilliance and an uncompromising vigor evident throughout this survey of works written in the 1990s.  From the wild “orchestration” of a song by British ska band Madness (“Cardiac Arrest”), to his alarmingly prescient vision of a country laid waste (America: A Prophecy, Op. 19), via French Baroque manners (Les baricades mistérieuses) and a diatribe against a grand old man (Brahms, Op. 21), Adès is ever his own man.
Life Story; Five Eliot Landscapes; Piano Works; Chamber Works
Thomas Adès, Lynsey Marsh, Anthony Marwood, Louise Hopkins, David Goode, Stephen Farr, Valdine Anderson, Mary Carewe
This survey of Adès’s early works for small forces showcases a compositional voice of precocious assurance.  His sideways look at musical techniques and human frailty consistently provokes, teases, satisfies, and delights the ear.  Adès’s considerable talents as a pianist are also displayed in these, his first recordings.
Powder Her Face
Thomas Adès, Jill Gomez, Valdine Anderson, Niall Morris, Roger Bryson, Almeida Ensemble
This witty and poignant chamber opera was commissioned by the Almeida Opera and first performed by the company – resulting in both success and scandal – in 1995.  The story depicts the glamorous rise and seedy fall of Margaret, Duchess of Argyll.  According to Paul Griffiths, Adès’s score, with its allusions to cabaret, Kurt Weill, and Alban Berg, is “the music of the future,” written by one who has “the panache of a great opera composer.”
American Classics Series
Five new titles
CDs and downloads available May 17 from EMI Classics
EMI Classics is proud to present the most recent batch of releases in its new American Classics series, comprising single CDs and double-CD sets of music exclusively from American composers.  This handsomely designed series features all genres of music, from symphonies, concertos, and solo instrumental works to chamber music, songs, and opera.
The five new titles available this month span the gamut of American Music, from favorite orchestral showpieces by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin, to collections showcasing individual composers: Duke Ellington, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Barber.  Details follow.
Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin, Barber
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Eduardo Mata
Songs and hits including “Mood Indigo” and “Take the ‘A’ Train”
Barbara Hendricks, John Harle, Richard Rodney Bennett, The John Harle Band, Monty Alexander Trio
The Jerome Kern Treasury
London Sinfonietta Chorus, London Sinfonietta, John McGlinn
Anything Goes
Kim Criswell, Frederica von Stade, Bruce Hubbard, Ambrosia Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, John McGlinn
Piano music
Leon McCawley
The Ballet Edition
Seven new titles
Two-CD sets and downloads available May 17 from EMI Classics
Following the great success of EMI Classics’ recent ballet releases, including the 50-CD boxed set, A Festival of Ballet, as well as a multitude of other Ballet Edition albums, EMI Classics is pleased to present another seven releases in the series.  These two-CD sets, drawn from the EMI Classics and Virgin Classics catalogs, offer world-class performances of the great ballet repertoire by leading artists and orchestras.  A list of the new titles follows.
British Ballet Music: Pineapple Poll, Checkmate, Facade, “Enigma” Variations, The Perfect Fool
Sir Charles Mackerras, Vernon Handley, Louis Frémaux, Sir Adrian Boult, André Previn, Robert Irving
Britten: The Prince of the Pagodas; Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin
Oliver Knussen, Franz Welser-Möst
Chopin Ballets: Les Sylphides, A Month in the Country, Dances at a Gathering, The Concert
Daniel Barenboim, Garrick Ohlsson, Robert Irving, John Lanchbery
Lanchbery Ballets: La fille mal gardée, Tales of Beatrix Potter, The Merry Widow
Barry Wordsworth, John Lanchbery
Romantic Ballets: The Dream, The Lady and the Fool, Le spectre de la rose, Night Shadow, In the Night, The Dying Swan
André Previn, Sir Charles Mackerras, Terence Kern, John Lanchbery, Herbert von Karajan, Louis Frémaux
Russian Ballet Music: Scheherzade, Spartacus, The Seasons, The Golden Age, Tahiti Trot
Riccardo Muti, Yuri Temirkanov, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Robert Irving, Paavo Järvi
Stravinsky Ballets: Pulcinella, Symphony in Three Movements, Perséphone, Le baiser de la fée
David Atherton, Kent Nagano, Simon Rattle
A note on changes to EMI Classics/Virgin Classics policy regarding review/play copies
Beginning this month, EMI Classics and Virgin Classics will be shifting to a new, more convenient, and environmentally friendly way of servicing promotional copies of their recordings to the media.  A note about the new policies and procedures for these digital/E-card promo copies will be sent to you separately.
EMI Classics and Virgin Classics artists on tour
May 6
Gabriela Montero: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra (Columbus, OH)
May 7, 10, & 13
Joyce DiDonato: R. Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos (Composer) (house role debut)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, NY)
May 16
Kate Royal: recital (“A Lesson in Love”)
André-Turp Musical Society (Montreal, Canada)
May 20
Kate Royal: recital (“A Lesson in Love”)
Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall (New York, NY)
May 24
Kate Royal: recital (“A Lesson in Love”)
Herbst Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
May 29 – July 3
Nina Stemme: Wagner’s Ring des Nibelungen
San Francisco Opera (San Francisco, CA)
June 1 & 2
Gabriela Montero: Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Toronto Symphony / Peter Oundjian (Toronto, Canada)
June 2–5
Gautier and Renaud Capucon: Brahms’s Double Concerto
Los Angeles Philharmonic / Dudamel (Los Angeles, CA)
June 4
Gabriela Montero: recital
Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival (Amelia Island, FL)
June 10
Gabriela Montero: Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto
Dallas Symphony Orchestra (Dallas, TX)
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