Augustin Hadelich and Charles Owen Offer a Masterclass in Responsive Performing and Listening

11/12/2018

Brahms, Ysaÿe, Adams: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Charles Owen (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 10.12.2018. (CS)

Augustin Hadelich

Augustin Hadelich

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Two Distinguished Pianists Join Forces in Mozart

10/12/2018

Mendelssohn, Mozart, Elgar: Piotr Anderszewski (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 9.12.2018. (CC)

Piotr Anderszewski (c) Robert Workman

Piotr Anderszewski (c) Robert Workman

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Candide Forms a Fitting Climax to the LSO’s Celebration of the Bernstein Centenary

10/12/2018

Bernstein, Candide (semi-staged performance): Soloists, Guildhall School Young Artists; London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Marin Alsop. 8.12.2018. (CC)

Sofie von Otter (The Old Lady Anne), Marin Alsop, Jane Archibald (Cunegonde)
(c) Mark Allan

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A Brahms Second Piano Concerto To Make You Think

10/12/2018

Brahms, Brown, Dvořák: Emanuel Ax (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 1.12.2018. (BJ)

Emmanuel Ax (c) Maurice Jerry Beznos

Emmanuel Ax (c) Maurice Jerry Beznos

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On Sight Opera’s Extraordinary Gift of Amahl and the Night Visitors

10/12/2018

Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors: Soloists, Formerly Homeless Members of the Community in Partnership with Breaking Ground, On Site Opera Orchestra / Geoffrey McDonald (conductor), The Church of the Holy Apostles, New York, 7.12.2018. (RP)

Amahl (Luciano Pantano) and his mother (Aundi Marie Moore) © Pavel Antonov

Amahl (Luciano Pantano) and his mother (Aundi Marie Moore) © Pavel Antonov

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A Fine End to the LPO’s Year-Long Stravinskian Journey

10/12/2018

 Stravinsky and Berio: Elizabeth Atherton (soprano), Maria Ostroukhova (mezzo-soprano), Sam Furness (tenor), Joel Williams (tenor), Theodore Platt (baritone), Joshua Bloom (bass), The Swingles, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 8.12.2018. (AS)

Vladimir Jurowski (c) Drew Kelley

Vladimir Jurowski (c) Drew Kelley

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Mitsuko Uchida’s Rewardingly Thoughtful Approach to Schubert

10/12/2018

Schubert: Dame Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Royal Festival Hall, London, 7.12.2018. (MB)

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Richard Avedon

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Richard Avedon

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Excellent Performance of The Love for Three Oranges Results in a Delightful Evening

10/12/2018

Prokofiev, Die Liebe zu drei Orangen (The Love for Three Oranges): Komische Oper Orchestra and Chorus / Ainārs Rubiķis (conductor), Komische Oper Berlin, 8.12.2018. (JMI)

Die Liebe zu drei Orangen © M. Ritterhaus

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