Back for a Second Night: the Bayerische Staatsoper in a Joyous Der Rosenkavalier

31/03/2018

Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier: Soloists, Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York. 29.3.2018. (RP)

Adrianne Pieczonka (Marschallin), Peter Rose (Ochs) & Kirill Petrenko (conductor) © Stefan Cohen

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Evgeny Kissin Excels in Beethoven and Rachmaninov

31/03/2018

Beethoven and Rachmaninov: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 29.3.2018. (AS) Read more

Kirill Petrenko and the Bayerisches Staatsorchester Triumph in Carnegie Hall Debut

31/03/2018

Brahms, Tchaikovsky: Julia Fischer (violin), Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Kirill Petrenko (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York, 28.3.2018. (RP)

Kirill Petrenko conducting the Bayerisches Staatsorchester © Chris Lee

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Welsh Contemporary Evening Features Two World Premieres

30/03/2018

Hoddinott, Mark David Boden, Sarah Lianne Lewis, Michael Berkeley, Guto Puw: Robert Plane (clarinet), BBC National Orchesta of Wales / Jac van Steen (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 28.3.2018. (PCG) Read more

ENB’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake is Exceptional for the Young and Young At Heart

30/03/2018

Tchaikovsky, English National Ballet’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake: Louise Calf (narrator), Dancers of the English National Ballet School, Peacock Theatre, London. 29.3.2018. (JPr)

English National Ballet School students in My First Ballet: Swan Lake © Laurent Liotardo

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Adventures in Understanding Music

30/03/2018

Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bach:  Whitgift Chamber Choir, Whitgift Chamber Orchestra, Whitgift Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Cadogan Hall, London. 28.3.2018. (JB) Read more

Gloucester Choral Society’s Hubert Parry’s Centenary Celebrations in May 2018

30/03/2018

Parry and His Pupils: A Centenary Celebration in Gloucester

A number of centenaries will be marked in 2018, not least the commemoration of the end of World War I. One important musical anniversary will be the centenary of the death of Sir Hubert Parry (1848-1918).

Hubert

Sir Charles Hubert Parry

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A Barenboim Protege Makes a Dazzling Debut

30/03/2018

Lindberg, Stravinsky, Prokofiev: David Bilger (trumpet), Philadelphia Orchestra / Lahav Shani (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 23.3.2018. (BJ) Read more

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