Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Gent’s St Matthew Passion: Professional but Somewhat Lacking Emotion

17/04/2017

Bach: Soloists, Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe (conductor), Tonhalle Zurich, 15.4.2017. (JR) Read more

An Account of the St John Passion that Brought Home the True Meaning of Easter

17/04/2017

Bach: Soloists, Polyphony, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Stephen Layton (Conductor), St John’s Smith Square, London, 14.4.2017.  (RB) Read more

‘A Sense of Participation in Something Greater’: Dunedin Consort’s Richly-Textured St Matthew Passion

15/04/2017

Bach, St Matthew Passion: Soloists, Dunedin Consort / Kristian Bezuidenhout (director, organ & harpsichord), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 14.4.2017. (SRT) Read more

Butt and BBC NOW Restore Faith in ‘Full-Strength’ Bach St John Passion

15/04/2017

Bach, St John Passion: Soloists, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / John Butt (conductor), St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 12.4.2017. (PCG) 
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Elegant Style and Emotional Restraint from the Khachatryan Duo

15/04/2017

Mozart, Prokofiev, Franck: Sergey Khachatryan (violin), Lusine Khachatryan (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.4.2017. (CS)

Sergey Khachatryan

Sergey Khachatryan

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Memorable Rachmaninov from the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Mariss Jansons

14/04/2017

Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 11.4.2017. (CS)

Mariss Jansons, © photo George Thum-500

Mariss Jansons © George Thum

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Deeply Considered Musicianship from Barenboim and Lupu

13/04/2017

Berlin Festtage (5). Brahms, Schoenberg, and Beethoven: Radu Lupu, Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 12.4.2017. (MB) Read more

A Concert Comprised of Jewels from Le Concert Spirituel and Hervé Niquet

13/04/2017

Leçons de Ténèbres – Couperin, Charpentier, Lochon, Chein and Delalande: Le Concert Spirituel / Hervé Niquet (director). Wigmore Hall, London 12.4.2017. (CC) Read more

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