Prom 19 – Oliver Knussen conducts the BBCSO in a typically unusual programme


Honegger, Bridge, Berg, Castiglioni and Debussy: Claire Booth (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London 29.7.2011 (CG) Read more

Bach’s 261st Death Day in Music


Bach, Pärt, Nystedt, Schoenberg: Munich Bach Choir, Hansjörg Albrecht (conductor, organ) Ludwigskirche, Munich, 28.7.2011 (JFL) Read more

Prom 18 – Emmanuel Pahud brings two fascinating new flute concertos to the Proms


Beethoven, Dalbavie, Carter: Emmanuel Pahud (flute), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thierry Fischer (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 28.7.2011 (CR) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (8) – “Falstaff” and Recitals by Denk, DeYoung and the American Brass Quintet


Aspen Music Festival (8): Verdi’s Falstaff; Jeremy Denk plays Ligeti and Bach; American Brass Quintet; Michelle DeYoung sings Brahms. 29.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Prom 15 – Idiomatic piano playing from Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in Hungarian concert.


 Kodaly, Bartok, Liszt:  Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London. 26.7.20 11 (GD) Read more

At the Olympic Music Festival, the Voice Prevails in a Chamber Concert


Mozart, Brahms, et al : Stefan Hersh (violin), Alan Iglitzin (viola), Daniel Montenegro (tenor), Paul Hersh (piano), Jeffrey Fair (horn), Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA. 24.7.2010 (BJ) Read more

A quirky gig in a quirky London venue – but some spellbinding violin playing


Berio, Bach, Bartok : Alina Ibragimova (violin), Quay Brothers (video), Wilton’s Music Hall, London, 26.7.2011 (GDn) Read more

Michael Volle’s Schubert & Loewe Recital at the Munich Opera Festival


Liederabend, F. Schubert, C. Loewe: Michael Volle (baritone), Helmut Deutsch (pianist). Munich Prinzregenten Theatre. 20.07.2011. (JMI) Read more

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