Paul Mealor’s New Symphony Provides Illumination in Cardiff

02/12/2018

Sibelius, Mathias, Dove, Mealor, Nørgård: BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 30.11.2018. (PCG)

Read more

Kosky’s Thought-Provoking Royal Opera Carmen Returns to Covent Garden

02/12/2018

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Keri-Lynn Wilson (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 30.11.2018. (CC)

Gaëlle Arquez (Carmen) (c) Bill Cooper

Read more

Cheryl Frances-Hoad’s Impressive Contribution to Centenary Commemoration of the Great War

02/12/2018

Bax, Francis-Hoad and Vaughan Williams: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 30.12.2018. (AS)

Read more

Unearthed Berwald Songs Followed by Shani’s Inspiring Mahler

02/12/2018

Berwald, Mahler: Lisa Larsson (soprano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Lahav Shani (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 29.11.2018. (JR)

Lisa Larsson © Merlijn Doomernik

Read more

Bayerische Staatsoper’s Traditional Così Staging Continues to Please

02/12/2018

Mozart, Così fan tutte: Bayerische Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra / Ivor Bolton (conductor), Nationaltheater, Munich, 29.11.2018. (JMI)

Così fan tutte (c) Bayerische Staatsoper

Read more

« Previous Page

Recent Reviews

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! This Year’s International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival at Buxton and Harrogate __________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Usher Hall 2019-2020 Orchestral Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2020 Ring Cycles __________________________________
  • NEW! Roman River 2019 Festival __________________________________
  • NEW! Ex Cathedra’s 50th Anniversary Season in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Geneva Grand Théâtre in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • UPDATED! 2019-20 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden __________________________________
  • NEW! Bregenz Festival 17 July – 18 August 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Musikfest Berlin 2019 from 30 August to 19 September __________________________________
  • NEW! 2019 BBC Proms 19 July – 14 September __________________________________
  • NEW! Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Zurich Opera House in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2019-2020 __________________________________
  • NEW! ENB in 2019-2020 and Updates on their New London City Island Home __________________________________
  • NEW! Classical Music and Other Events at the Southbank Centre in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Cleveland Orchestra in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Free Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! CELLIST JOHANNES MOSER IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • NEW! CHORUS MASTER STEPHEN DOUGHTY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • REVIEWED! Ron Howard’s Pavarotti in Cinemas 13 July (Preview) and Nationwide (15 July) __________________________________
  • NEW! MULTI-FACETED MUSICIAN JOY LISNEY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Ballet Announces Winners of Emerging Dancer 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! CONDUCTOR THOMAS SANDERLING IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! In August Fulham Opera’s Most Ambitious Project to Date – Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg __________________________________
  • R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM ANDRÉ PREVIN (1929-2019) __________________________________
  • NEW! CHRISTOPHE ROUSSET IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • CONDUCTOR ÁDÁM FISCHER IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL COOKSON __________________________________
  • MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH ITALIAN BARITONE FRANCO VASSALLO __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month