Fabio Luisi, Tamara Mumford & Krassimira Stoyanova Lead Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Redesigned Fall 2020 Season

(Credit: Barbara Luisi) The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced on Friday that it will present a new curated fall season of short concerts with smaller ensembles playing to a maximum audience of 75 people per performance. The redesigned fall season at the Meyerson Symphony Center, with a maximum seating capacity of 2,602, will begin on Sept. 4. The fall season will {…}

Eva-Maria Westbroek, Evelyn Herlitzius & Pavel Valuzhin Lead Staatsoper Stuttgart 2020-21 season

(Photo Credit: Lichtgut/Christoph Schmidt/Christoph Schmidt) Staatsoper Stuttgart has announced its 2020-21 season, which is reduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the look. Mozart and Schikaneder’s famed singspiel “Die Zauberflöte” will open the season. The cast will include David Steffens and Michael Nagl in the role of Sarastro; Mingjie Lei and Kai Kluge in the role of Tamino; Beate {…}

‘Das Lied Von Der Erde’ CD Review: Jonas Kaufmann & Jonathan Nott Breathe New Narrative Life Into Mahler’s Glorious Masterpiece

In the last half century, Gustav Mahler has become arguably the most widely recorded composer in the world of classical music. His music is a deeply personal experience for the truest of Mahlerites, who while open to new interpretations, remain steadfast in their devotion to their all-time favorites. No two recordings of a Mahler work are anywhere close to similar. {…}