Gergiev and Mariinsky Frustrating in Tchaikovsky Cycle

11/05/2018

Tchaikovsky: Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich  8.5.2018 (JR)

Valery Gergiev (c) Micros Kulturprozent Classics

Valery Gergiev (c) Micros Kulturprozent Classics

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Real Mastery from the Sacconi Quartet at Wigmore Hall

10/05/2018

Dove, Haydn, Janáček: Sacconi Quartet (Ben Hancox & Hannah Dawson [violins], Robin Ashwell [viola], Cara Berridge [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 8.5.2018. (CS)

Sacconi Quartet (c) Emilie Bailey

Sacconi Quartet (c) Emilie Bailey

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Musical Maritime Depictions Sensitively Juxtaposed by Vasily Petrenko

09/05/2018

Takemitsu, Chausson, and Zemlinsky: Michel Rousseau (alto flute), Nicolas Tulliez (harp), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France / Vasily Petrenko (conductor). Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie, Paris, 4.5.2018. (MB) Read more

An Uplifting ‘War and Peace’ Commemoration from The Tallis Scholars

09/05/2018

Various composers, War and Peace: The Tallis Scholars, Chan Centre, Vancouver, 21.4.2018. (GN)

The Tallis Scholars © Jan Gates

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Dartington Community Choir and Quartet 19 In Concert

08/05/2018

Toch, Brubeck, Glass, Maxwell-Davies, Whibley, Orff: Dartington Community Choir, Simon Capet (conductor), Quartet 19 (percussion ensemble), Milly Forrest (soprano), Robert Jenkins (tenor), Julian Chou-Lambert (baritone), Clare Talbot (piano), Kristian Lindberg (piano, Harriet Riley (percussion), Great Hall, Dartington, 6.5.2018. (PRB)

Dartington Community Choir with Simon Capet (inset) (c) Philip R Buttall

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Flash Contemporarium Showcases Three World Premières

08/05/2018

Daniel Parsons and Luciano Williamson – Flash Contemporarium: Connor Fogel (piano), Andrew Martin (flute), Hiroko Sue (koto), Harvey Kelly (cello), chamber ensemble / Luciano Williamson (conductor). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 6.5.2018. (PCG) Read more

Scottish Opera’s Outstanding Performances of Rare Rachmaninov Operas

08/05/2018

Rachmaninov, Aleko and Francesca da Rimini: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Stuart Stratford (conductor), Theatre Royal Glasgow, 6.5.2018. (GT)

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Simon Rattle and the LSO Perform Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde

07/05/2018

Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde: Stuart Skelton (tenor), Christian Gerhaher (baritone), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), David Geffen Hall, New York, 6.5.2018. (RP)

Stuart Skelton and Simon Rattle with the LSO © Kevin Yatarola

Stuart Skelton and Simon Rattle with the LSO © Kevin Yatarola

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