Schubert’s Sonata in C minor is the Crowning Glory for Llŷr Williams


Schubert and Liszt: Llŷr Williams (piano), The Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 9.11.2017. (GPu)


Llŷr Williams (c) B. G. Ealovega

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New Palace Opera’s Performance of Tristan und Isolde Excerpts Exceeds Expectations


Wagner: Soloists and Orchestra of Palace Opera / Jonathan Finney (conductor). St. John’s Church, Waterloo, London, 12.11.2017. (JPr) Read more

A Wonderful Programme of Contrasts from the Takács Quartet


Mozart, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn: Louise Williams (viola), Takács Quartet (Edward Dusinberre & Károly Schranz [violins], Geraldine Walther (viola), András Fejér [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.11.2017. (CS)

Takács String Quartet (c) Keith Saunders

Takács String Quartet (c) Keith Saunders

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Oxford Coffee Concerts Presents a Programme of Bach Keyboard Works


Oxford Coffee Concerts – Bach: Viv McLean (piano). Holywell Music Room, Oxford 12.11.2017. (CR) Read more

Siglo de Oro’s Triumphant Performance Explores Both Sides of Religious Upheaval


Various composers: Siglo de Oro / Patrick Allies (conductor), St. John’s Smith Square, London, 9.11.2017. (TStJP) Read more

The Rosamunde Trio Show Authority and Dignity but Not Enough Sparkle


Mozart, Brahms, Schubert: Rosamunde Trio (Martino Tirimo [piano], Ben Sayevich [violin], Daniel Veis [cello] Kings Place, London 12.11.2017. (CS) Read more

Tilson Thomas and Dvořák Wave the American Flag


Ives, Dvořák, Gershwin: Amitai Pati (tenor), Philip Skinner (bass-baritone), San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 10.11.2017. (HS) Read more

Josefowicz Recital Ends with a John Adams Classic


Sibelius, Prokofiev, Zimmermann, Adams: Leila Josefowicz (violin), John Novacek (piano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 7.11.2017. (HS) Read more

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