Dutoit, Philadelphia…and Eight Soloists


Martin, Mendelssohn, Bartók: Soloists, James Ehnes (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (chief conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 14.2.2012 (BH) Read more

Ticciati conducts Berlioz, Beethoven and Neglected Brahms


Berlioz, Beethoven, Brahms: Lars Vogt (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Robin Ticciati (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 23.2.2012 (SRT) Read more

Musica Viva Munich: A Love for Ives


Ives, Poppe, Birtwistle: Stefan Asbury (conductor), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herkulessaal, Munich, 17.2.2012 (JFL) Read more

The Crossing and Piffaro Combine in Kile Smith’s “Vespers”


  Kile Smith:“Vespers”: Piffaro, The Crossing, Donald Nally (conductor), Park Avenue Christian Church, New York City, 9.1.2012 (BH) Read more

Music for Ash Wednesday with the BBC NOW and Thomas Dausgaard


  Strauss, Mahler, Sibelius: Ben Johnson (tenor), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 22.Feb.2012 (GPu) Read more

An Ambitious Piano Recital from Danny Driver


  Bach, Chopin, Ligeti, Beethoven. Danny Driver (piano). Wigmore Hall, London 21.2.2012 (RB) Read more

A Mixed Programme from the LPO


  Mozart, Brahms, Zemlinsky, and Szymanowski: Joshua Bell (violin), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor), London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 22.2.2012 (MB) Read more

Oregon Symphony Performs a Dream Program


  Vaughan Williams, Mozart, and Elgar: Jeffrey Kahane (piano), Oregon Symphony, Carlos Kalmar (conductor), Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR, 18.2.2012 (BJ) Read more

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