From the Hamburger Abendblatt, review of the opening of the Hamburg Ballet season, featuring Othello by John Neumeier:
" Under the baton of Garrett Keast, the members of the [Hamburg] Philharmonic... played the complex, dance-inflected music by Alfred Schnittke, Arvo Pärt and others, swinging in all its facets, intensely and atmospherically"
Vanessa Wagner is at Musica festival in Strasbourg on 29th September.
She will be playing Messiaen's Harawi with Karen Vourc'h in a staging by Clarac et Deloeuil. This production was most successfully premiered last April at the Opéra Comique in Paris.
French conductor Christophe Mangou is leading the Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen for a concert at the Gent Festival on 28th September. He continues his collaboration with Jeff Mills with "Light from the Outside World".
Romain Descharmes will give a recital at the Piano aux Jacobins festival on 19 September. His programme will include works of Schumann, Brahms, Fauré, Rzewski.