Chamber Music by Mozart, Schumann, and Dohnányi at the Olympic Music Festival


Mozart, Schumann, and Dohnányi : The Festival Quartet: Charles Weatherbee and Korine Fujiwara (violins), Alan Iglitzin (viola) and Clancy Newman (cello); Paul Hersh (piano) Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA, 17.7.2010 (BJ) Read more

Prom 7 – Some distinguished Schubert playing at the first late-night Prom.


Schubert: Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea-Fisher, Axel Schacher (violins), Krzysztof Chorleski (viola), Antoine Lederlin (violoncello)), Valentin Erben (violoncello). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Prom 6 – The Capuçon brothers impress for the second night running


Weber, Brahms, and Stravinsky: Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (violoncello), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Prom 5 – Messiaen, Dusapin and Beethoven with the Capuçons and Frank Braley


Prom 5 – Messiaen, Dusapin, and Beethoven: Frank Braley (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (violoncello), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Double Basses & Company: Jack Buckley’s final weekend at the Pontino Festival


Double Basses & Company: Jack Buckley’s final weekend at the Pontino Festival (JB) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (5) Contemporary and familiar connect with listeners


Aspen Music Festival (5): Daniel Hope, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Joyce Yang and Stefan Jackiw, Julian Fischer and Daniel Mueller-Schott. 17.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Prom 4 – Christopher Gunning, who sang in the very first performance, revisits Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic’ Symphony


Havergal Brian: Symphony No. 1 in D minor, ‘The Gothic’ : Susan Gritton (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Peter Auty (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass), CBSO Youth Chorus, Eltham College Boys’ Choir, Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs, Bach Choir, BBC National Chorus of Wales, Brighton Festival Chorus, Côr Caerdydd, Huddersfield Choral Society, London Symphony Chorus, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 17.7.2011 (CG) Read more

Prom 2 – William Tell provides a great ‘Second Night’


Rossini, William Tell (Guillaume Tell) (Concert Performance) : Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome; Antonio Pappano. Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.7.2011. (JPr) Read more

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