The Prokofiev Piano Concerto Marathon at the Proms

31/07/2015

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  Prom 15 – Prokofiev: Daniil Trifonov, Sergei Babayan, Alexei Volodin (pianos), London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.7.2015 (MB) Read more

National Youth Orchestra of Wales Perform a Ballet Music Extravaganza

31/07/2015

  Dukas, Schmitt, Stravinsky: National Youth Orchestra of Wales / Paul Daniel (Conductor), The Cathedral, Hereford, 30.7.2015 (RJ) Read more

Aspen 7: Weilerstein Blazes in Prokofiev, Verve from Kahane, and Hodkinson’s New Quartet              

31/07/2015

 Aspen Music Festival (7): Argento, J.S. Bach, Brahms, Chausson, Debussy, Haydn, Hodkinson, Mozart, Prokofiev, Shostakovich/Barsai, Stravinsky, Symanowski. Soloists, Jeffrey Kahane and Ludovic Morlot (conductors), Aspen, Colorado. 24-26.7.2015 (HS) Read more

Beethoven Storms the Heavens in Hereford

31/07/2015

 Three Choirs Festival (6) Beethoven:Eleanor Dennis (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), Mark le Brocq (tenor), Edward Grint (bass-baritone) Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Adrian Partington (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 29.7.2015 (JQ) Read more

Grange Park Opera Triumph at the Proms with Fiddler on the Roof

31/07/2015

Prom 11. Fiddler on the Roof Grange Park Opera, BBC Concert Orchestra/David Charles Abell (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.7.2015 (RB)

Fiddler on the Roof Photo (c) Chris Christodoulou

Fiddler on the Roof Photo (c) Chris Christodoulou

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Holly Mathieson Conjures Up Atmospheric Lakmé in Holland Park

29/07/2015

 Delibes, Lakmé: Soloists, City of London Sinfonia/Holly Mathieson (conductor). Opera Holland Park, London, 27.7.2015 (CC) Read more

Susanna Mälkki Makes The Planets Sit Well with Impressive Contemporary Scores

29/07/2015

 

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Prom 13. Boulez, Luca Francesconi, Holst: Leila Josefowicz (violin), Elysian Singers (women’s voices), , Sam Laughton (chorus master), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Susanna Mälkki (conductor), Royal Albert Hall London, 27.7.2015 (CS)

  Susanna Mälkki  conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and violinist Leila Josefowicz in the UK premiere of ‘Duende – The Dark Notes’ by Luca Francesconi at the BBC Proms 2015.


Susanna Mälkki conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and violinist Leila Josefowicz in the UK premiere of ‘Duende – The Dark Notes’ by Luca Francesconi at the BBC Proms 2015.

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Compelling Revival of Morning Heroes at the Three Choirs Festival

29/07/2015

  Three Choirs Festival (5). Sibelius, Bliss: Malcolm Sinclair (narrator), Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 27.7.2015 (JQ) Read more

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