Two personal statements from a rediscovered symphonist.
German band brings pathos and panache to grand concertos.
Lan Shui proves you don’t have to be French to sound Gallic.
Two colourful Soviet symphonies strut their stuff.
Semyon Bychkov’s Czech band looks East and West.
In Ascanio, Saint-Saëns’ greatest miss gets its recorded due at last.
London’s greatest 18th-century impresario was Casanova’s lover and a patron of JC Bach.
Von Einem’s darkly comical take on Kafka resurfaces at last.
Highlights include a new work by Tim Finn, the return of Emma Matthews, and a production from Glyndebourne.
Donald Runnicles and the SSO pair Messiaen and Bruckner in a concert that touches on the divine.
A full-length ode to the music and legacy of Mozart.
The Art Gallery of New South Wales will host an unusual performance of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy over the next two weeks.
After the 2011 earthquake, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra was left without a performance space and could have closed its doors while rebuilding took place, but the musicians decided to keep playing in temporary venues. Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey explains what happened.