Monteverdi’s Vespers of the Blessed Virgin at Plymouth Guildhall


Monteverdi: Plymouth Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Cecilia Osmond & Esther Brazil (sopranos), Simon Ponsford (male alto), Ben Thapa & Robert Anthony Gardiner (tenors), Richard Bannan & Julian Dubreuil (basses) / Christopher Fletcher (conductor). Plymouth Guildhall. 26.11.2017. (PRB)

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir - credit Howard Perks

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir (c) Howard Perks

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A Rare Paulus Organ Concerto, and a Sea of Coughing


Copland, Paulus, Tchaikovsky: Paul Jacobs (organ), Cleveland Orchestra / Giancarlo Guerrero (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, 24.11.2017. (MSJ) Read more

Emmanuelle Haïm Leads a Memorable Performance of Three Baroque Masters


Purcell, Bach, Pergolesi: Laura Claycomb (soprano), Christophe Dumaux (countertenor), Los Angeles Philharmonic / Emmanuelle Haïm (conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 17.11.2017. (DLD) Read more

With the BRSO Jansons Shows Why he is Still at the Top of his Profession


Beethoven and Prokofiev: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 24.11.2017. (AS)

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons perform Prokofiev's 5th Symphony in the Barbican Hall on Friday, 24 Nov. 2017. Photo by Mark Allan

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons (c) Mark Allan/Barbican

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The Hagen String Quartet are Full of Excellence at the Wigmore Hall


Beethoven, Webern, Schumann: Hagen String Quartet (Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt, violins; Veronika Hagen, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello), Wigmore Hall, London, 24.11.2017. (CC) Read more

Exemplary Range, Color and Technique in Barry Douglas’ Marvelous Recital


Schubert, Brahms, Mussorgsky: Barry Douglas (piano), Rothenberg Hall, The Huntington, San Marino, 19.11.2017. (DLD) Read more

Enthusiasm and Insight Propel the Start of Paul Lewis’s Haydn/Brahms Odyssey


Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms: Paul Lewis (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 19.11.2017. (GN)

Paul Lewis © Molina Visuals

Paul Lewis © Molina Visuals

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Welsh National Opera Concert Complements Their Russian Season


Shostakovich and Mahler: Tara Erraught (mezzo-soprano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 23.11.2017. (PCG) Read more

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