Impressive Unity from Competition-Winning The Fairey Band

25/09/2018

Various  composers, The Fairey Band: Garry E. Cutt (conductor), Methodist Church, Park Street, Lytham, 22.9.2018. (MC)

The Fairey Band

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Paulus-Chor Zürich’s Sprightly, Plaintive, Idyllic The Apostles

25/09/2018

Elgar, The Apostles: Paulus-Chor Zürich, Ars Canora Zürich, Camerata Cantabile Orchestra / Stephan Fuchs (conductor and cantor), Pauluskirche, Zurich, 22.9.2018. (CCr) Read more

A Stravinsky Rarity Prefaces Thrilling Firebird

24/09/2018

Stravinsky: Leslie Caron (narrator), Nicholas Phan (tenor), San Francisco Girls Chorus, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Symphony and Chorus / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 21.9.2018 (HS)

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On Opening Night, Celebratory Music for Uncertain Times

24/09/2018

Rathbun, Abrahamsen, Tchaikovsky: Alexandre Tharaud (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 20.9.2018. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst receives the Cleveland Orchestra’s Distinguished Service Award
from Richard Smucker (c) Roger Mastroianni

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Bostridge’s Winterreise: A Journey Too Far

24/09/2018

Schubert: Ian Bostridge (tenor), Thomas Adès (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 17.9.2018. (CSa)

Ian Bostridge; (C) Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge; (C) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Characterful Musical Arguments from the Cuarteto Casals at Wigmore Hall

22/09/2018

Haydn, Prokofiev, Brahms: Alexander Melnikov (piano), Cuarteto Casals [Abel Tomàs & Vera Martínez Mahner (violins), Jonathan Brown (viola), Arnau Tomàs (cello)], Wigmore Hall, London, 20.9.2018. (CS)

Alexander Melnikov (c) Marco Borggreve

Alexander Melnikov (c) Marco Borggreve

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Till Fellner’s Authoritative Mozart and Ageless Bernard Haitink’s Lucid Bruckner

22/09/2018

Mozart, Bruckner: Till Fellner (piano), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 20.9.2018. (CCr)

Bernard Haitink (c) zvg

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Exhilarating Szymanowski from Janine Jansen and the LSO

21/09/2018

 Janáček, Szymanowski, Sibelius: Janine Jansen (violin), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 19.9.2018. (CS)

Janine Jansen

Janine Jansen

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