Musical Riches in a Recital for Solo Violin by Benjamin Baker

10/10/2017

Ysaye and Paganini: Benjamin Baker (violin), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 6.10.2017. (GPu) Read more

Dramatic and Colourful Playing from the RLPO under Vasily Petrenko

09/10/2017

Korngold, Delius, Respighi, & Stravinsky: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Guild Hall, Preston, 8.10.2017. (MC)

Petrenko_Vasily_2013a_PC_Mark_McNulty_72

Vasily Petrenko (c) Mark McNulty

Read more

Basel SO Deliver Beautiful, Full-Bodied Accounts of Busoni, Saint-Saëns, and Beethoven

09/10/2017

Busoni, Saint-Saëns, Beethoven: Sol Gabetta (cello), Basel Symphony Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (conductor), Usher Hall, 7.10.2017. (SRT) Read more

Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra on Fine Form at Cadogan Hall

09/10/2017

Rimsky-Korsakov and Stravinsky: Mariinsky Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 8.10.2017. (AS) Read more

Eclectic Menu Opens Newly Renovated Music Hall

08/10/2017

Adams, Beethoven, Holland, Scriabin: Kit Armstrong (piano), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Louis Langrée (Music Director), Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. 6.10.2017. (RDA)

 AJ Waltz/Courtesy of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Music Hall (c) AJ Waltz/Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Read more

An Odd Assemblage of Works by Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker

07/10/2017

Mozart, Walton, and Kodály: Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Amihai Grosz (viola), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 6.10.2017. (MB) Read more

Wilma and Friends Make Sweet Music

07/10/2017

 Beethoven, Andrew Leathwick, Dvořák: Wilma and Friends (Wilma Smith, violin; Caroline Henbest, viola; Alexandra Partridge, cello; Andrew Leathwick, piano), The Old Library Music Centre, Whangarei, New Zealand. 1.10.2017 (PSe) Read more

Boston Early Music Explores the Bounty of Steffani

07/10/2017

 Steffani, Corbetta, Frescobaldi, Handel: BEMF Vocal Ensemble [Amanda Forsythe and Emőke Baráth (sopranos), Colin Balzer (tenor), Christian Immler (bass-baritone)]; BEMF Chamber Ensemble [Stephen Stubbs (theorbo/baroque guitar), Maxine Eilander (harp), Michael Sponseller (harpsichord), Erin Headley (viola da gamba)], Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 29 September 2017. (GN)

Boston Early Music Festival Vocal and Chamber Ensemble © Jan Gates

Boston Early Music Festival Vocal and Chamber Ensemble © Jan Gates

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Leeds Lieder’s Forthcoming Schubert Song Series in Leeds and Sheffield __________________________________
  • NEW! Svetlana Zakharova and Bolshoi Stars Bring Amore to the London Coliseum in November __________________________________
  • NEW! Tom Green and Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife Premieres on 15 October in Cardiff __________________________________
  • UPDATED! English National Ballet’s 2017 – 2018 Autumn/Winter Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Contemporary Music from Manchester’s Psappha in 2017-18 __________________________________
  • NEW! I Musicanti’s ‘Alexandra and the Russians’ at St Johns Smith Square, 2017-18 __________________________________
  • NEW! The 2017 Oxford Lieder Festival – The Last of the Romantics __________________________________
  • NEW! Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov’s Return to London in May 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! St John’s Smith Square announces its 2017/18 Season __________________________________
  • NEW! The Pierre Boulez Saal’s 2017/18 Season in Berlin __________________________________
  • NEW! Birmingham and Beyond: Ex Cathedra in 2017/18 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Glyndebourne Opera Cup and Glyndebourne in 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 Season __________________________________
  • UPDATED! English National Opera’s 2017/18 Season __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! What is the Critic’s Job? A Review of A. O. Scott’s Recent Book __________________________________
  • NEW! English Music Festival in Yorkshire Lifts the Lid Off an English Treasury __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Philadelphia’s Inaugural O17 Festival __________________________________
  • NEW! A FULLY STAGED PILGRIM’S PROGRESS IN ORLEANS, MA __________________________________
  • NEW! JIŘÍ BĔLOHLÁVEK (1946-2017) AND THE CZECH CONDUCTING LEGACY __________________________________
  • NEW! JUSTIN DOYLE DISCUSSES MONTEVERDI WITH MARK BERRY __________________________________
  • NEW! Katie Lowe Wins the 2017 Elizabeth Connell Prize __________________________________
  • NEW! Opportunity for a Rare Composition Masterclass with Gavin Bryars in April 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! ITINÉRAIRE BAROQUE 2017: TON KOOPMAN TALKS TO COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House in Mumbai is Restored to its Former Glory __________________________________
  • NEW! iSING! – International Young Artists Festival in Suzhou, China __________________________________
  • Archives by Week

    Archives by Month

    Search S&H