BBC National Orchestra of Wales Celebrates International Women’s Day

10/03/2019

Holmès, Schumann, Tower, Price: Miriam Batsashvili (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Valentina Peleggi (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 8.3.2019. (PCG)

Valentina Peleggi

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Challenging Programme from Ensemble Modern and George Benjamin Yields Great Rewards at the Roundhouse

10/03/2019

Boulez, Messiaen, Ustvolskaya, Ligeti, and Benjamin: Ueli Wiget (piano), Ensemble Modern / George Benjamin (conductor). Roundhouse, Camden, London, 6.3.2019. (MB)

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An Outstanding Cast Leads the Liceu’s Revival of Hamlet

08/03/2019

Thomas, Hamlet (concert version): Liceu Chorus and Orchestra / Daniel Oren (conductor), Gran Theatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 7.3.2019. (JMI)

Hamlet © A. Bofill

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In Philadelphia, Beethoven’s Fourth Brings Out the Best in Stutzmann

08/03/2019

Haydn, Beethoven: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Nathalie Stutzmann (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 1.3.2019. (BJ)

Benjamin Grosvenor (c) Patrick Allen/Opera Omnia

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Magic Moments in Mendelssohn’s Elijah from Hengelbrock and the Balthasar-Neumann-Choir in Zurich

08/03/2019

 Mendelssohn: Katharina Konradi (soprano), Marie-Sophie Pollak (soprano), Agnes Kovacs (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (alto), Steve Davislim (tenor), Michael Nagy (bass), Balthasar-Neumann-Choir, soloists from the Children’s Chorus of the Choral Academy of Dortmund, Tonhalle Orchestra/Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich 7.3.2019. (JR)

Thomas Hengelbrock (c) Florence Grandidier

Thomas Hengelbrock (c) Florence Grandidier

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Oxford Philharmonic Gets Energetic Direction from Stand-in Conductor Jamie Phillips

08/03/2019

Korngold & Tchaikovsky: Carmine Lauri (violin), Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Jamie Phillips (conductor). Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 6.3.2019. (CR)

Jamie Phillips (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Vasily Petrenko Launches the Oslo Philharmonic’s UK Tour in Cardiff

07/03/2019

Sibelius, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Nicolai Lugansky (piano), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 6.3.2019. (PCG)

Vasily Petrenko (c) Mark McNulty

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The Danish Quartet’s Search for Beethoven Style

06/03/2019

Beethoven & Nordic folk music: Danish String Quartet (Frederik Øland and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen [violins], Asbjørn Nørgaard [viola], Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin [cello]), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 24.2.2019. (GN)

Danish String Quartet. © Caroline Bittencourt

Danish String Quartet. © Caroline Bittencourt

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