Differing Aspects of Spirituality in Music Brought to Life by John Mauceri and the LPO

29/04/2017

Bach, Hindemith, Wagner and Strauss: Angel Blue (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / John Mauceri (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.4.2017. (AS) Read more

In Leipzig Haydn Works His Magic Yet Again

29/04/2017

Haydn: Christina Landshamer (soprano), Daniel Behle (tenor), Michael Nagy (baritone), Gewandhaus Choir, Dresden Chamber Choir (chorus master: Edward Caswell), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Trevor Pinnock (conductor). Grosser Saal, Leipzig Gewandhaus, 28.4.2017. (MB) Read more

Nods to the Modern and Historical in Storgårds and the SCO’s Missa Solemnis

29/04/2017

Beethoven, Missa Solemnis: Rachel Willis-Sørensen (sop), Karen Cargill (mezzo), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Scottish Chamber Orchesta, SCO Chorus / John Storgårds (conductor), Usher Hall, 27.4.2017. (SRT) Read more

Sheer Fun and Quality Musicianship complement one another in Harmonic Brass

29/04/2017

Vivaldi, Rodrigo, Binder, Anderson: Harmonic Brass: Hans Zellner. Elisabeth Fessler (trumpets), Thomas Lux (trombone), Andreas Binder (French Horn), Manfred Häberlein (tuba). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 24.3.2017. (GPu)

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Harmonic Brass

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Ravishing Playing in an Attractive Programme from Manze and the Liverpool Phil

28/04/2017

Beethoven, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Rossini: Lawrence Power (viola), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Manze (conductor). Guild Hall, City of Preston, Lancashire, 26.4.2017. (MC)

Andrew Manze photo © Chris Christodoulou

Andrew Manze © Chris Christodoulou

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Adams Conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a Raw, Powerful Performance of Doctor Atomic

28/04/2017

 Adams, Doctor Atomic (semi-staged): Soloists, BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra / John Adams (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 25.4.2017. (CC)

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Brindley Sherratt, Aubrey Allicock and Gerald Finley in Doctor Atomic (c) Mark Allan/BBC

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Brook Street Band Delight in All-Handel Concert

28/04/2017

Handel: The Brook Street Band (Tatty Theo [cello], Rachel Harris [violin], Farran Scott [violin], Carolyn Gibley [harpsichord], Nikki Kennedy [soprano], Louis de Bernières [reader/author]). Handel Festival, The Chapel, Norwich 22.4.2017. (MH)

The Brook Street Band (c) David Mills Graphic Design

The Brook Street Band (c) David Mills Graphic Design

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Emanuel Ax More Masterly Than Ever in Revelatory Recital

27/04/2017

Schubert, Chopin, Samuel Adams: Emanuel Ax (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 19.4.2017. (BJ) Read more

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