Riccardo Chailly

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House music: Tim Ashley's watching and listening highlights
This week, our critic cues up Opera North’s podcast, takes in Ryedale’s streaming festival and revisits an archived Proms performance with Riccardo Chailly

Tim Ashley

27, Jul, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Messa per Rossini CD review – Chailly gives this historical curiosity drama and authority
Riccardo Chailly and Teatro alla Scala resurrect a stirring, though uneven tribute by Verdi and his contemporaries

Andrew Clements

03, Jan, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Classical album of the week: Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream/Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony review
Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra adroitly bring together their past and future in deft and persuasive style

Andrew Clements

05, Jul, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Lucerne festival 2017 review – Chailly, Gardiner, Monteverdi et al
Lucerne has identity on its mind, and delights including Riccardo Chailly and his La Scala band and John Eliot Gardiner’s Monteverdi tour

Fiona Maddocks

02, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Filarmonica della Scala/Chailly review – a spine-tingling Proms debut
A breathtaking Brahms with soloist Leonidas Kavakos was followed by a lush evocation of Respighi’s Rome, affirming the virtuosity of Riccardo Chailly’s Milan ensemble

Tim Ashley

27, Aug, 2017 @10:26 AM

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Mahler: Symphony No 8 DVD review – Chailly pays impressive tribute to Abbado
Riccardo Chailly’s debut concert with the Swiss orchestra, dedicated to his mentor Claudio Abbado, is thoughtful and measured

Andrew Clements

22, Jun, 2017 @5:00 PM

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The top classical, world, folk and jazz of summer 2017
Comedy choirs, desert rock, a trip to the moon and a musical tour of Hull are the standout sounds of the season. Plus Django Bates jazzes up Sgt Pepper

Tim Ashley, Robin Denselow, John Fordham and Imogen Tilden

19, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Colin Matthews: Violin Concerto CD review – rapt meditation for composer's 70th birthday

Erica Jeal

23, Jun, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Giovanna d’Arco review – a first night to remember at La Scala
Riot police, the Italian PM and Patti Smith were all there as local boy Riccardo Chailly took charge at La  Scala, Milan for a triumphant Giovanna d’Arco

Fiona Maddocks

13, Dec, 2015 @7:30 AM

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Leipzig Gewandhaus/Chailly/Fröst review – Strauss with bright exactitude
Riccardo Chailly brought a pressing, unsentimental approach to Richard Strauss, while Martin Fröst played Mozart’s clarinet concerto with irresistible character

Martin Kettle

26, Oct, 2015 @12:53 PM

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Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Chailly review - vivid Strauss and understated Mozart
Riccardo Chailly’s precision and energy made for a magnificent performance of two of Strauss’s tone poems; but Maria João Pires’s Mozart sometimes felt detached

Andrew Clements

21, Oct, 2015 @12:22 PM

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Riccardo Chailly: ‘I want to do things differently, to put life on hold’
Conductor Riccardo Chailly is at the height of his powers, so why is he determined to slow down? He tells Fiona Maddocks about leaving Leipzig’s Gewandhaus and his return to La Scala, Milan

Fiona Maddocks

09, Oct, 2015 @11:00 AM

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