Not Quite Smiles All Round: Beethoven, Barber and Haydn in Zurich

08/10/2011

  Beethoven, Barber, Haydn: Tonhalle OrchestraDavid Zinman( conductor), Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Zurich Tonhalle, 6.10.2011 (JR) Read more

Berg Replaces Beethoven in a Concert Of the “Three Bs”

07/10/2011

 Bach, Berg, Brahms: Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Alan Gilbert (violin and conductor), New York Philharmonic Orchestra,Avery Fisher Hall,New York, 5.10.2011(SSM)

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Raw, Visceral Playing from the Moscow Philharmonic In Edinburgh

06/10/2011

  Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky: Nikita Boriso-Glebsky (violin), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Simonov (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 05.10.2011 (SRT) Read more

Sir Colin Davis and LSO Tackle Two Familiar Composers and One Unfamiliar

06/10/2011

  Haydn, Nielsen, and Beethoven: Dame Mitsuko Uchida (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor). Barbican,London, 4.10.2011 (MB) Read more

Pli selon pli Casts Its Extraordinary Spell

05/10/2011

   Exquisite Labyrinth: The Music of Pierre Boulez (4): Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Ensemble Intercontemporain, Lucerne Festival Academy Ensemble, Pierre Boulez (conductor). Royal Festival Hall,London, 2.10.2011 (MB) Read more

CBSO impresses in Zurich

05/10/2011

    Wagner, Haydn, Gruber and Tchaikovsky: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor), Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet)  Zurich,  Tonhalle, 4.10.2011 (JR) Read more

Maazel’s Mahler Cycle Nears Its Close With a Magnificent Reading Of the Ninth Symphony

05/10/2011

   Mahler: Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.10.2011 (CG)

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Rachmaninov By Candlelight. An Enthralling Experience

05/10/2011

  Rachmaninov:  Steven Osborne (piano), Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor). Symphony Hall,Birmingham. 2 10. 2011 (JQ) Read more

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