Zlata Chochieva makes US Orchestral debut

Following her five-recital tour in May, and her return to the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival this month, Zlata Chochieva concludes her appearance in the States this season with her US orchestral debut at the Bard Music Festival this Saturday 13th August. Under the baton of Leon Botstein and with The Orchestra Now, she performsRead more ›

Alpesh Chauhan at the Commonwealth Games and BBC Proms

Congratulations to Alpesh Chauhan who last week conducted both the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games with the CBSO and made his BBC Proms main evening debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony on consecutive evenings. Watched by over a billion people worldwide, Birmingham-born Chauhan and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra performed throughout the dramaticRead more ›

Tito Muñoz jumps in with the Detroit Symphony

Tito Muñoz, returning from a week at Brevard Music Center, had just landed at Newark Airport near New York City on Sunday afternoon when he received a call from us re-routing him to Detroit to jump in with the DSO this week. He will appear in two performances at Interlochen Center for the Arts, oneRead more ›

Vinay Parameswaran joins JBM for general management

We are delighted to announce that American conductor Vinay Parameswaran has joined the JBM roster. Parameswaran has just completed five years with The Cleveland Orchestra, first as Assistant Conductor, followed by a promotion to Associate Conductor, benefitting from generous podium time with one of the world’s finest orchestras. Previously he was Associate Conductor with TheRead more ›

Olli Mustonen’s Summer 2022

With a programme featuring Sibelius, Mustonen, and Scriabin, Olli Mustonen began his summer with a recital at the Ruhr Piano Festival. ‘Olli Mustonen shows enormous courage in presenting the first part of his programme […]. The result is simply magnificent and is all too rarely heard on stage.’ – Astrid Kordak for WAZ Mülheim. ReadRead more ›

Benjamin’s Summer of Festivals

An exciting summer awaits Benjamin Grosvenor who this week performs at the Blossom Festival with the Cleveland Orchestra in Liszt’s Piano Concerto no.1, conducted by Elim Chan on Saturday 9 July. After Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 4 as a special performance on the Isle of Man with the Hallé Orchestra on 23 July conducted byRead more ›

The Tallis Scholars: Josquin Project

Originally scheduled to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Josquin’s death in August 2021, an extraordinary project brings the ensemble to the Pierre Boulez Saal to close the season. Over the course of four days (13th – 16th July 2022), they will perform Josquin’s complete masses in the first ever cyclical presentation of these worksRead more ›

Christopher Moulds returns to Stuttgart

Shortly after a successful run of Alcina at the Staatsoper Stuttgart, Christopher Moulds returns to step in for a revival of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, which opens on Wednesday 22nd June and is followed by three further performances. Christiane Pohle’s production of Figaro stars Björn Bürger as Graf Almaviva and Serena Farnocchia as GräfinRead more ›

Zlata Chochieva Makes Taiwan Debut

This week Zlata Chochieva makes her Taiwan debut with National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) of Taiwan. Under the baton of conductor Mei-Ann Chen, Chochieva performs Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Taipei’s National Concert Hall and Kaohsiung’s Weiwuying, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts. In the lead-up to the performances, Chochieva sits down with ChenRead more ›

Grant Llewellyn doubly honoured with prizes from the Syndicat Français de la Critique

Many congratulations to Grant Llewellyn and all the team at the Opéra de Rennes on receiving the Claude Rostand prize from the Syndicat Français de la Critique for best opera outside of Paris (meilleur spectacle lyrique en régions); this was awarded for Mathieu Bauer’s production of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress in March this year. Furthermore,Read more ›