No ‘Compelling Links’ Between Mozart and Tchaikovsky from Znaider and LSO


Mozart and Tchaikovsky: London Symphony Orchestra / Nicolaj Znaider (violin/conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 7.12.2017. (GD) Read more

A Most Stimulating Evening of Bach and Telemann


Reversed Fortunes, music by Bach and Telemann: Academy of Ancient Music / Bojan Čičić (violin/director). Milton Court Concert Hall, London, 7.12.2017. (CC) Read more

Young Sheku Kanneh-Mason Lives up to His Billing


Cassado, Beethoven, Shostakovich: Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 3.12.2017.  (GN)


Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello)

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Otaka returns to Cardiff with stunning Rachmaninov


Rachmaninov, Elgar, Takemitsu: Steven Isserlis (cello), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Tadaki Otaka (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 7.12.2017. (PCG) Read more

The London Sinfonietta Celebrates Karlheinz Stockhausen


Stockhausen: London Sinfonietta and Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble / Pascal Rophé (conductor). Sound Intermedia; Sophie Motley (stage director); Tony Simpson (lighting designer); Jonathan Berman (assistant conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 6.12.2017. (CC) Read more

An Ebullient Brahms 4 from Heras-Casado and the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich


Dutilleux, Debussy, Brahms: Camilla Tilling (soprano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich / Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Tonhalle-Maag Zurich, 7.12.2017 (JR)

Pablo Heras Casado; photo credit - Daio Acosta.

Pablo Heras Casado (c) Daio Acosta

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Pre-Christmas Joy from the Haffner Wind Ensemble


Beethoven/Rechtman and Damase: Haffner Wind Ensemble (Nicholas Daniel [oboe], Joy Farrell [clarinet], Thomas Hancox [flute], Sarah Burnett [bassoon], Martin Owen [horn]). The Dora Stoutz Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 1.12.2017. (GPu)


Oboist and leader, Nicholas Daniel

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Meticulous and Mellifluous Brahms from Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt


Brahms: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Lars Vogt (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 5.12.2017. (CS)

(c) Giorgia Bertazzi

Christian Tetzlaff (c) Giorgia Bertazzi

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