Explosive Stravinsky and Expressive Dvořák: the Pavel Haas Quartet at the Wigmore Hall

12/10/2017

Stravinsky, Ravel, Dvořák: Pavel Haas Quartet (Veronika Jarůšková & Marek Zwiebel [violins], Radim Sedmidubský [viola], Peter Jarůšek [cello], Pavel Nikl (viola), Wigmore Hall, London, 10.10.2017. (CS) Read more

General Excellence from Haitink, Ax and the London Symphony Orchestra

12/10/2017

Brahms, Beethoven: Emanuel Ax (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 10.7.2017. (GD) Read more

James Judd and the NZSO’s Travels in Italy

12/10/2017

Berlioz, Elgar, Tchaikovsky: Antoine Tamestit (viola), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd (conductor), Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington. 6.10.2017. (PM) Read more

Llŷr Williams Impresses and Delights in a Wide-ranging Recital

11/10/2017

Debussy, Britten, Albeniz, Granados, Mompou, Liszt: Llŷr Williams (piano). The Great Hall, Swansea University. 8.10.2017. (GPu) Read more

Franz Welser-Möst Finds the Beast in Mahler’s Sixth

11/10/2017

Mahler: Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio. 5.10.2017. (MSJ)

The Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst, conductor PROGRAM MAHLER - Symphony No. 6 ("Tragic") Photo by Roger Mastroianni

The Cleveland Orchestra & Franz Welser-Möst (conductor) (c) Roger Mastroianni

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NEW! English Music Festival in Yorkshire Lifts the Lid Off an English Treasury

10/10/2017

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Stanford, Ireland, Holst, Moeran, Alwyn, Delius, Howells, Milford, Vaughan Williams, W. S. Lloyd Webber, Cyril Scott, Fogg, Brian, Phibbs, Pantcheff, Bach, Butterworth, Orr, Somervell, Finzi, Armstrong Gibbs: Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin), Joseph Spooner (cello), Duncan Honeybourne (piano, organ), Rebeca Omordia (piano), Christopher Foster (bass), Kathryn Moseley (piano). The English Music Festival. St Andrew’s Church, Aysgarth, Leyburn, Yorkshire, 6-8.10.2017. (RBa) Read more

Schubert and Sacconi: a perfect start to a new LCMS season

10/10/2017

Mozart, Dove, Schubert: Sacconi Quartet (Ben Hancox & Hannah Dawson [violins], Robin Ashwell [viola], Cara Berridge [cello]), Kings Place, London, 8.10.2017. (CS)

Sacconi Quartet; photo credit - Clive Barda.

Sacconi Quartet (c) Clive Barda

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Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra Recover from a Shockingly Bad Start

10/10/2017

Rimsky-Korsakov and StravinskyKristóf Baráti (violin), Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 9.10.2017. (AS) Read more

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