Bournemouth SO celebrates Screen Heroes and Legends

14/03/2017

Williams, Rózsa, Jarre, Tan Dun, E. Bernstein, Zimmer, Barry, Pouldouris, Horner, Edelmann, Djawadi, Tyler, Barton: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Pete Harrison (conductor), Lighthouse, Poole, 11.3.2017. (IL) Read more

A Dynamic and Arresting Recital by the Pacifica Quartet

14/03/2017

Haydn, Shostakovich, Ravel: Pacifica Quartet (Simin Ganatra & Sigurbjörn Bernhardsson [violins], Masumi Per Rostad [viola], Brandon Vamos [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 10.3.2017. (CS) Read more

Sub-Standard Eroica Follows Berg Concerto Illuminated Only by Sublime Kavakos

13/03/2017

Crawford, Berg, Beethoven: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 11.3.2017. (BJ) Read more

A Medieval Space Proves Ideal For Venerable Early Music Ensemble

13/03/2017

Rameau, Charpentier, Leclair, Poulenc, de Manchicourt: Amor Artis / Ryan James Brandau (artistic director and conductor), Church of the Holy Trinity, New York City. 4.3.2017. (DS)      Read more

Benedetti’s Bruch Concerto has Blissful Serenity and Great Peace

12/03/2017

Debussy, Bruch, Beethoven: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 10.3.2017. (SRT) Read more

From 3 to 5 to 6: Outstanding Chamber Music from the Gould Piano Trio and Friends

12/03/2017

Rachmaninov, Mozart, Tchaikovsky:  Gould Piano trio (Lucy Gould, violin;  Benjamin Frith, piano; Alice Neary, cello), David Adams (viola), Rosie Biss (cello), Cerys Jones (violin), Rebecca Jones (viola). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 18.2.2017. (GPu) Read more

The First Concert of the Hallé Elgar Festival is a Real Delight

12/03/2017

Elgar: Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano), Hallé / Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 9.3.2017. (MC) Read more

When in Rome – a Long-Delayed UK Premiere of Wolf-Ferrari’s Violin Concerto

12/03/2017

Wagner, Wolf-Ferrari, Respighi, Mendelssohn: Francesca Dego (violin),, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Daniele Rustioni (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 8.3.2017. (RBa) Read more

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