In Cleveland, Smetana Saves the Day

14/05/2019

Glanert, Bruch, Smetana: Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque (pianos), Cleveland Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 9.5.2019. (MSJ) Read more

Magnificent Mahler from Rattle and the LSO

14/05/2019

Britten and Mahler: London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor) Barbican Hall, London, 8.5.2019. (CSa)

The LSO conducted by Sir Simon Rattle (c) Mark Allan

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Chipping Campden Hears the Israelites Thrillingly Delivered Out of Egypt

14/05/2019

Chipping Campden Music Festival [1] – Handel: BBC Singers, Academy of Ancient Music / Gergely Madaras (conductor). St. James’ Church, Chipping Campden 13.5.2019. (JQ) Read more

Juan Diego Flórez Triumphs in His Valencia Recital

13/05/2019

Bellini, Donizetti, Lehár, Bizet, Gounod, Verdi: Juan Diego Flórez (tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (piano), Palau de la Música, Valencia, 12.5.2019. (JMI)

Juan Diego Flórez (c) Eva Ripoll

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In New York, a Perceptive Trio Explores Schoenberg’s Influence

13/05/2019

Beethoven, Schindler-Mahler, Berg, Webern, Schumann, Schoenberg, Kurtág: Conor Hanick (piano), Ariadne Greif (soprano), Anna Tsukervanik (violin), St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, New York City, 5.5.2019. (DS)

Conor Hanick (piano) & Ariadne Greif (soprano) (c) Michael Yu

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In Philadelphia, Szeps-Znaider and Denève Bring Treasurable Richness of Sound

13/05/2019

Elgar, Tchaikovsky: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra / Stéphane Denève (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 4.5.2019. (BJ)

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen

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Challenging Kings Place Programme Impressively Delivered by the Ligeti Quartet

12/05/2019

Crawford Seeger, Kerr, Feshareki and Lutosławski – Consciousness: Ligeti Quartet (Mandhira de Saram, Patrick Dawkins [violins], Richard Jones [viola], Val Welbanks [cello]). Hall Two, Kings Place, London, 9.5.2019. (CC)

Ligeti Quartet (c) Mike Massaro

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Gloucester Sees and Hears English Music in Expert and Stylish Performances

12/05/2019

Bliss, Venables, Gurney: Andrew Randall (baritone), Eric McElroy (piano), Carducci String Quartet (Matthew Denton & Michelle Fleming [violins], Eoin Schmidt-Martin [viola], Emma Denton [cello]). Ivor Gurney Hall, King’s School, Gloucester, 11.5.2019. (JQ)

Carducci String Quartet (c) Tom Barnes.

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