The December Issue
thank you for reading along this year, here are a few more recommendations to get you through December!
3 Concert Recommendations
Dec 02, 03 & 04 BERLIN, Philharmonie
Chen Reiss sings Mahler 4 with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Semyon Bychkov, also on the menu is the new Piano Concerto by Thomas Larcher, performed by Kirill Gerstein.
Get Your Tickets or watch the Livestream on Dec 04.
Dec 08 & 09 - PARIS, Philharmonie
The amazing Pekka Kuusisto teams up with the Orchestre de Paris and Esa-Pekka Salonen for the French premier of Bryce Dessner's new Violin Concerto.
Get Your Tickets or watch the performance of the piece with the hr-Sinfonieorchester
DEC 10, 11 & 12 - ROMA, Auditorium Parco della Musica
The Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia brings a pretty unique program to the table: Debussy-Stokowski, Rachmaninoff, Busoni and Skrjabin - conducted by Markus Stenz, the soloist for the fantastic Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 is Andrei Korobeinikov.
Get Your Tickets
2 Album Recommendations
Jiyoon Lee: Korngold & Nielsen Violin Concertos This recording by the brilliant Jiyoon Lee makes me love Korngolds Violin Concerto even more and the Nielsen Concerto is a fantastic new discovery, barely new it before.
Anneleen Lenaerts: Vienna Stories Join star harpist Anneleen Lenaerts on her journey through symphonic and opera repertoire arranged for solo harp.
1 Video Recommendation
In my opinion, the funniest encore in the history of the BBC Proms, performed the above mentioned Pekka Kuusito.
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Many thanks for reading - as always, looking forward to hearing back from you.
* The 3-2-1 format above is inspired by James Clear's vastly popular "3-2-1 Thursday" Newsletter, which you could subscribe to here.