(Photo by Terrence McCarthy) By Allan Ulrich [Financial Times, 11 September 2006] Regime change in operatic duchies is never smooth, but need it always look and sound so wrenching? The…
What a difference a year makes. Music lovers who rely on their memories to find the right places to hear music in Paris could be for a surprise if they do not check beforehand what France has now to offer.
The later G¸nter Wand was a remarkable interpreter of Bruckner’s music, as is demonstrated in this live recording from the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.
Sony Records occasionally still sends the odd CD to reviewers hoping they will give it notice.