Sir Andrew Davis Launches ‘Berlioz: The Ultimate Romantic’

17/02/2019

Berlioz: Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Matthew Brook (bass), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor). BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 15.2.2019. (PCG)

Sir Andrew David © Dario Acosta

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Bach to Mendelssohn in San Francisco, with Andras Schiff

17/02/2019

J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn: Jennifer Mitchell (soprano), Margaret (Peg) Lisi (mezzo-soprano), Michael Jankosky (tenor), San Francisco Symphony Chorus/Ragnar Bohlin (director), San Francisco Symphony / Andras Schiff (piano, conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 14.2.2019. (HS)

Andras Schiff (c) Nadia F. Romanini

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Virtuosity, but not Veracity, from Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider at Wigmore Hall

16/02/2019

Beethoven, Brahms, Shostakovich, Prokofiev: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (violin), Robert Kulek (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.2.2019. (CS)

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen

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Mahler’s ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ is Premiered in Kazan

15/02/2019

Mahler: Academic Choir Popov, Academic Masters of Choral Singing of Lev Kontorovich, Academic Boys Choir named after Sveshnikov, Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Sladkovsky (conductor), Saideshev Concert Hall, Kazan, 13.2.2019. (GT)

Mahler’s ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ at Kazan’s Saideshev Concert Hall

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Joélle Harvey’s Carnegie Hall Recital Climaxes with the World Premiere of Michael Ippolito’s Vanitas

15/02/2019

Various: Joélle Harvey (soprano), Allen Perriello (piano), Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, 13.2.2019. (RP)

Joélle Harvey (soprano) © Arielle Doneson

Joélle Harvey (soprano) © Arielle Doneson

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The King’s Singers Push Forward to Their Next 50 Years

15/02/2019

Royal Blood: Music of King Henry VIII: The King’s Singers (Patrick Dunachie and Edward Button [countertenors], Julian Gregory [tenor], Christopher Bruerton and Nick Ashby [baritones], Jonathan Howard [bass]), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 9.2.2019. (GN)

The King’s Singers © Jan Gates

The King’s Singers © Jan Gates

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Bold, Imaginative Programming for CBSO’s Successful Nordic Night in Coventry

14/02/2019

Rautavaara, Sibelius, Grieg: Klara Ek (soprano), CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė -Tyla (conductor). Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, 13.2.2019. (CP)

Mirga Gražinytė -Tyla (c) Vern Evans

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In Cleveland, Ohlsson Returns with the Busoni Concerto

13/02/2019

Haydn, Busoni: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), Cleveland Orchestra / Alan Gilbert (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 9.2.2019. (MSJ)

Garrick Ohlsson (c) Bartek Sadowski

Garrick Ohlsson (c) Bartek Sadowski

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