NEW! Twelve Years of Celebrating Malcolm Arnold in Northampton

18/10/2017

The 12th Malcolm Arnold Festival. Royal and Derngate and St Matthew’s Church, Northampton, 14-15.10.2017 (RBa)

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Russian Music-Making Writ Large from Dmitriev and the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

18/10/2017

Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninov: Peter Donohoe (piano); St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Dmitriev. Cadogan Hall, London, 16.10.2017. (Y-JH) Read more

Ligeti Provides the Highlight of the Belcea Quartet’s Berlin Recital

17/10/2017

Haydn, Ligeti, and Dvořák: Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea, Axel Schacher (violins), Krzysztof Chorzelski (viola), Antoine Lederlin (cello)). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 14.10.2017. (MB) Read more

A Suitably Unnerving and Mysterious Pierrot Lunaire from Privett and Shadwell Opera

17/10/2017

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Oxford Lieder Festival Schoenberg: Alice Privett (soprano), Musicians of Shadwell Opera / Finnegan Downie Dear (conductor), New College Chapel, Oxford, 14.10.2017. (CR) Read more

Huw Morgan’s Programme Disappoints, but Not his Musicianship

17/10/2017

Ravel, Enescu, Williams, Arban: Huw Morgan (trumpet), Christopher Williams (piano), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 13.10.2017. (GPu) Read more

Vocalists and 21st-Century Microtones—in a Crypt

16/10/2017

Ben Johnston, James Weeks, Kayleigh Butcher/Bethany Younge, Courtney Bryan, Liza Lim, Cassandra Miller: Ekmeles/Jeffrey Gavett (conductor), The Crypt at the Church of the Intercession, New York, NY. 7.10.2017. (BH) Read more

Petrenko in an Unofficial Audition with French and Russian Works

16/10/2017

 Ravel, Scriabin, Prokofiev and Debussy: Charles Richard-Hamelin (piano), Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), La Maison Symphonique, Montréal, 11.10.2017. (ZC) Read more

Gergiev Crosses National Boundaries with the Oxford Philharmonic

16/10/2017

Rossini, Stravinsky, Mendelssohn: Roman Simovic (violin), Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Town Hall, Oxford, 13.10.2017. (CR) Read more

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