Shakespeare! With Astonishing Illuminations from Tchaikovsky, Pasternak, Kozintsev Shostakovich, Abbado and Italy’s President

22/11/2011

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano), Anatoli Kotscherga (baritone), Orchestra and Chorus of Santa Cecilia, Ciro Visco (chorus master), Orchestra Mozart, Claudio Abbado (conductor), Rome,  20.11.2011 (JB)

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The Pleasures of Two Rare Quintets: Ralph Vaughan Williams and Louise Farrenc at the Quirinale

22/11/2011

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Quintet in C minor (1903); Louise Farrenc, Quintet in E no. 2 for piano and strings (1840): Quintetto Bottesini: Alessandro Cervo (violin) Federico Stassi (viola) Giacomo Menna (cello) Roberto Della Vecchia (double bass) Linda di Carlo (piano) Cappella Paolina of the Quirinale Palace Rome, RAI Tre Sunday Midday Concerts, 20.11.2011 (JB) Read more

Tchaikovsky and Bruckner: High Expectations, Poor Results

21/11/2011

 Tchaikovsky, Bruckner: Janine Jansen (violin) ,London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Osmo Vänskä (conductor) , Royal Festival Hall, London, 16.11.11 (GD) Read more

An Italian in Manchester: Sollima Plays Cello in Diverse Programme

21/11/2011

 Respighi, Boccherini and Sollima: Manchester Camerata/Giovanni Sollima (director/cello), Giovanni Guzzo (director/violin), Hannah Roberts (cello), Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 18.11.2011 (MC) Read more

John Eliot Gardiner and Arturo Toscanni: Beethoven Comes First

20/11/2011

 L.V. Beethoven: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 16.11.2011 (SSM) Read more

Classical Night Out – BRSO in Kraus, Mozart, and Haydn

20/11/2011

J.M.Kraus, Mozart, Haydn: Ramón Ortega Quero (oboe), Christian Zacharias (conductor / piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herkulessaal, Munich, 18.11.2011 (JFL) Read more

A Touch of Boulanger in Gauting

20/11/2011

Beethoven, Shostakovich, Brahms: Boulanger Piano Trio, BOSCO Theater Forum, Gauting, 17.11.2011 (JFL) Read more

Naked Classics: All About Sibelius

19/11/2011

 Naked Classics: Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony: Paul Rissmann (presenter), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Christian Kluxen (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 18.11.2011 (SRT) Read more

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