2015 Draws to a Close with Fine Schumann from the Modigliani Quartet

31/12/2015

Schumann: Modigliani Quartet [Philippe Bernhard, Loïc Rio (violins), Laurent Marfaing (viola), François Kieffer (cello)], Beatrice Rana (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 30.12.2015. (MB) Read more

NEW! Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of ENB, Awarded a CBE for her Services to Ballet

31/12/2015

Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of English National Ballet, has been awarded a CBE for her services to ballet in the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours.

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Tamara Rojo (c) Johan Persson

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NEW! Music Theatre Wales Celebrates as Artistic Directors are Awarded MBEs

31/12/2015

Music Theatre Wales celebrates as Artistic Directors

Michael McCarthy and Michael Rafferty awarded MBEs in New Year Honours List

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Michael McCarthy (l) & Michael Rafferty (r) (c) Helen Griffiths

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Messiah Provides a Fitting End to the Christmas Festival at St. John’s, Smith Square

24/12/2015

Handel: Katherine Watson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Gwilym Bowen (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Polyphony, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton (conductor), St John’s, Smith Square, London, 23.12.2015. (AS) Read more

When Geniality Meets Creativity: Haydn in Rome

24/12/2015

Haydn, The Creation: Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.  Chorus Master, Ciro Visco.  Christiane Karg (soprano)  Benjamin Bruns (tenor)  Günther Grosissböck  (bass) / Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor). Sala Santa Cecilia, Rome 21.12.2015. (JB) Read more

Discerning and Penetrating Performances from Isabelle Faust and Friends

23/12/2015

Sciarrino, Schumann & Schubert: Isabelle Faust (violin), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 22.12.2015. (CS) Read more

Stephen Layton Preserves the Balance and Sense of Unity in the B Minor Mass

23/12/2015

Bach: Katherine Watson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Gwilym Bowen (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton (conductor), St John’s, Smith Square, London, 22.12.2015. (AS) Read more

NEW! From Havana, a Snapshot of Cuban Music

23/12/2015

From Havana, a Snapshot of Cuban Music Read more

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