Author Archives: Melinda Bargreen

Benjamin Appl, baritone, in recital with pianist José Gallardo; streamed from Konzarthaus Blaibach

Review: Benjamin Appl reveals voice of warmth and expressive clarity in Spivey Hall recital

BENJAMIN APPL April 25, 2021/span> Streamed from Konzarthaus Blaibach (Germany) Presented by Spivey Hall via Benjamin Appl, baritone José Gallardo, piano Melinda Bargreen | 27 APR 2021 One of the best ways to deal with a pandemic is […]

ASO principal guest conductor Sir Donald Runnicles (video frame / ASO)

Review: Sir Donald Runnicles leads the ASO in sparkling Mozart, artful Beethoven

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra April 8, 2021 Sir Donald Runnicles, conductor and pianist Christina Smith, flute Elisabeth Remy Johnson, harp MOZART: Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K. 299/297c BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B♭ major, Op. […]

Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero (

Review: Pianist Gabriela Montero takes the inner child’s point of view

Gabriela Montero, piano March 5, 2021 Streamed from the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Robert SCHUMANN: Scenes from Childhood, Op. 15 Chick COREA: Children’s Songs Gabriela MONTERO: Scenes from Childhood Improvisations Melinda Bargreen | 08 MAR 2021 When the […]