A Memorable Performance of Quatuor pour le fin de temps

04/06/2017

Messiaen and Schubert: Janine Jansen (violin), Lucas Debargue (piano), Torleif Thedéen (cello), Martin Fröst (clarinet), Wigmore Hall, London, 2.6.2107. (AS) Read more

Pierre Boulez Celebrated in Vienna

03/06/2017

Boulez, Ibert, Pintscher, and Debussy: Emmanuel Pahud (flute), ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra / Baldur Brönnimann (conductor). Grosser Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, 1.6.2017. (MB) Read more

Eleventh English Music Festival Continues with Unflagging Confidence

03/06/2017

English Music Festival – Vaughan Williams, Delius, Holst, Phillips: Ilona Domnich (soprano), BBC Concert Orchestra / Martin Yates (conductor), Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on Thames. 26.5.2017. (RBa) Read more

Haitink’s Reading of Bruckner’s Ninth Improves as it Unfolds

03/06/2017

Beethoven and Bruckner: Mitsuko Uchida (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 1.6.2017. (AS) Read more

Haitink and the LSO’s Bruckner Lacks Auratic Glow

02/06/2017

Bruckner: Sally Matthews (soprano), Karen Cargill (mezzo – soprano), Eric Cutler (tenor), Alessandro Spina (bass), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra /  Bernard Haitink (conductor) Chorus, Barbican Hall, London, 28.5.2017. (GD) Read more

A Well-Contrasted and Well-Planned BBCNOW Concert Concludes the Vale of Glamorgan Festival

31/05/2017

Vale of Glamorgan Festival [2] – Adams, Fitkin, Watkins: Sophie Westbrooke (recorder), Paul Watkins (cello), Apollon Musagète Quartet, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Tecwyn Evans (conductor). Vale of Glamorgan Festival at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 26.5.2017. (PCG) Read more

Gilbert Brings New Works with Imagination and Wonder

31/05/2017

Brahms, Thorvaldsdottir, Salonen: Leonidas Kavakos (Violin), Anu Komsi and Piia Komse (Sopranos), New York Philharmonic / Alan Gilbert (Conductor), David Geffen Hall, New York City. 19.5.2017. (DS) Read more

Romanticism and a Recent Work from an Outstanding Quartet

31/05/2017

Jalbert, Brahms: Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer, Hyeyung Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregor Beaver, cello), Toddler Palmer (clarinet), The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 11.5.2017 (KG) Read more

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