A Glorious Sea Symphony from Bournemouth

09/02/2017

Beethoven, Bridge, Vaughan Williams: Ailish Tynan (soprano), Benedict Nelson (baritone), Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / David Hill (conductor), Lighthouse, Poole 8.2.2017. (IL) Read more

Alisa Weilerstein’s Perceptive and Persuasive Survey of the Bach Cello Suites

09/02/2017

Bach: Alisa Weilerstein (cello). St John’s, Smith Square, London, 8.2.2017. (MB) Read more

Enthusiastic Ovation for Young French Pianist, Standing in for André Watts

08/02/2017

Weber, Beethoven, Franck: Lise de la Salle (pianist), Philadelphia Orchestra/Fabio Luisi (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 3.2.2017. (BJ) Read more

A Magnificent Performance of Op.132 Crowns the Takács Quartet’s Beethoven Programme

08/02/2017

Beethoven: Takács Quartet [Edward Dusinberre, Károly Schranz (violins); Geraldine Walther (viola); András Fejér (cello)]. Wigmore Hall, London, 6.2.2017. (CC) Read more

Unusual Variety in the Vancouver Symphony’s 2017 New Music Festival

08/02/2017

2017 VSO New Music Festival: Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 24-29.1.2017. (GN)

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Reginald L. Mobley (alto) and Pacific Baroque Orchestra © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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Uneven Performances in the Penultimate Instalment of the Chilingirian’s Bartók Cycle

06/02/2017

Mozart, Bartók, Beethoven: Chilingirian Quartet (Levon Chilingirian & Ronald Birks [violin], Susie Mészáros [viola], Stephen Orton [cello]), Kings Place, London 5.2.2017 (CS) Read more

Oft-overlooked Modern British Works receive a Rare Outing from the BBCNOW

06/02/2017

Great Brits 2: Mats Bergström (electric guitar), Pete Wilson (bass guitar), Steve Barnard (drum kit), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Edwin Outwater (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 03.02.2017 (PCG) Read more

Jonas Kaufmann Begins His Barbican Residency on Top Form

06/02/2017

Schumann, Duparc, Britten: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Helmut Deutsch (piano), Barbican Centre, London, 4.2.2017. (RB)

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Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) & Helmut Deutsch (piano) (c) Alastair Muir/Barbican

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