Bach with Muscles Comes to Somerset – a Memorable ‘48’ from Roger Woodward

05/10/2011

  Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier – Book 1: Roger Woodward (piano) The Woodard Room, Kings College, Taunton, Somerset, 2.10.2011 (BK) Read more

Revelatory Explorations of the Piano Music of Pierre Boulez

05/10/2011

  Exquisite Labyrinth: The Music of Pierre Boulez (3): Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich (pianos). Queen Elizabeth Hall,London, 2.10.2011 (MB) Read more

Greek Tragedy reflecting European Politics?

04/10/2011

 Richard Strauss, Elektra. Augmented Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera, Teatro dell’Opera Rome, 2.10.2011 (JB)

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Exquisite Labyrinth: The Music of Pierre Boulez (2)

04/10/2011

  Exquisite Labyrinth: The Music of Pierre Boulez (2): Michael Cox (flute), Clio Gould (violin), Sound Intermedia, Carlo Laurenzi (IRCAM computer production), Jérémie Henrot (IRCAM sound engineer), London Sinfonietta, Péter Eötvös (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall,London, 1.10.2001 (MB) Read more

Interesting Choral Concert in Cardiff Fails to Satisfy Completely.

03/10/2011

  Adams, Beethoven Rebecca Evans (soprano), Hanne Fischer (mezzo), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), BBC National Chorus of Wales, Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Choristers of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester Cathedrals, Sound Intermedia, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thierry Fischer (conductor), St David’s Hall, Cardiff 30.9.2011.(GP)
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RSNO Begins Exploration Of Scotland’s Links With France Aided By Nicola Benedetti

01/10/2011

  Debussy, Bruch, Waksman: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Members of the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stéphane Denève (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 30.09.2011 (SRT) Read more

A B-Z of Composers

30/09/2011

   Zappa, Dutilleux and Beethoven: Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall,Seattle, 24.9.2011

Stravinsky, Gershwin and Varèse: Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Seattle Symphony, Benaroya Hall,Seattle, 29.9.2011 (BJ) Read more

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Fine Form

30/09/2011

  Weber, Mozart, Mendelssohn:  Robert Levin (piano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Charles Hazelwood. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. 29 September 2011 (RB) Read more

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