It was a Privilege Having the Opportunity to See and Hear a Trio of Maiskys

19/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [5] ‘Cellomania’ – Rachmaninov, Shostakovich: Sascha Maisky (violin), Mischa Maisky (cello) and Lily Maisky (piano), Kulturpalast, Dresden, Germany 15.5.2018. (MC)

MaiskyTrio – l-r Sascha, Lily and Mischa Maisky

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Barts Choir and the Philharmonia in a Varied and Colourful Programme

18/05/2018

Parry, Ravel, Respighi and Walton: Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), Barts Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra / Ivor Setterfield (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 17.5.2018. (AS) Read more

Sakari Oramo Leads a Fine Account of The Dream of Gerontius

18/05/2018

Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius: Stuart Skelton (tenor), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Alan Ewing (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 16.5.2018. (CC)

Sakari Oramo (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Vale of Glamorgan Festival Begins Its 50th Anniversary Celebrations

18/05/2018

Various composers, Vale of Glamorgan Festival: Ensemble Midtvest, Penarth Pier Pavilion, 16.5.2018. (PCG) Read more

Krzysztof Urbański and RPO Excel in The Firebird

17/05/2018

Stravinsky and Beethoven: Kirill Gerstein (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbański (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 16.5.2018. (AS)

Krysztof Urbański (c) Marco Borggreve

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Splendid Concert Enhancing Admiration of Two Haydn Cello Concertos

17/05/2018

Dresden Music Festival 2018

Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2018 [4] ‘Cellomania’ – Haydn, Mozart: Johannes Moser & Daniel Müller-Schott (cellists) & Dresdner Kapellsolisten / Helmut Branny (conductor), Martin Luther Kirche, Dresden, Germany 14.5.2018 (MC)

Johannes Moser, photo Manfred Esser

Johannes Moser (c) Manfred Esser

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Lean, Low-Key ‘Resurrection’ with Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra

17/05/2018

Mahler: Christiane Karg (soprano), Elisabeth Kulman (mezzo-soprano), Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno, Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (conductor). Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Müpa Budapest., 13.5.2018. (SS)

Iván Fischer © Marco Borggreve

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A Delightful Last Day at the BERGfrühling Festival.

16/05/2018

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BERGfrühling [4] and [5] – Dvořák, Berg, Schumann, and Schubert: Alban Berg Ensemble Wien (Sylvia Careddu [flute], Alexander Neubauer [clarinet], Ariane Haering [piano], Sebastian Gürtler, Régis Bringolf [violins], Subin Lee [viola], Florian Berner [cello]), Rya Yoshimura (bassoon), Peter Dorfmayr (horn), Ivan Kitanović (double bass). St George’s Parish Church, Sternberg, and Alban Berg Saal, Carinthian Music Academy, Ossiach, 12.5.2018. (MB) Read more

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