Royal Opera’s Otello is a Triumph

16/07/2012

Verdi, Otello: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 12.7.2012. (JPr) Read more

Aspen IV: The Emerson’s, Hamelin and Weirdly Fascinating Crumb

16/07/2012

 Aspen Music Festival (4): Emerson Quartet wields powerful Shostakovich; Hamelin hammers and caresses the piano; Hope and Kahane mesh smoothly especially in Walton and Schulhoff; and a strange and wonderful program of Crumb and Mendelssohn. 10-12.7.2012 (HS) Read more

The Most Regrettable Death of the Conductor

14/07/2012

Wagner, Scriabin, Glass, Cage, Wyschnegradsky, Kagel: Sophie Raynand (piano), Daniel Grossmann (conductor), Jakobsplatz  Orchestra Munich, West Wing, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 4.6.2012 (JFL) Read more

Renaissance Extravagance in Magnificent Setting from I Fagiolini and Others

14/07/2012

 Striggio, Tallis, G.Gabrieli: York Early Music Festival, I Fagiolini,The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, Rose Consort of Viols, Fretwork, The City Musick, University of York Chamber Choir, Robert Hollingworth(conductor), The Minster, York. 12.7.2012 (JL) Read more

Chamber Music with Gnats and Accordion

14/07/2012

  Sweden Saxå Chamber Music Festival 2012: Saxå and Filipstad 26 / 28.6.2012 (GF) Read more

Chamber Music at 6,329 Feet

14/07/2012

  Debussy, Foss, R. Strauss, Beethoven: Angela Jones Reus (flute), Adelle Eslinger (piano), Heidi Melton (soprano), Donald Runnicles (piano), Ralph Matson (violin), Igor Gefter (cello). Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 5.7.2012 (LV) Read more

Dussek and Dante Quartet Play Sensational Schumann

12/07/2012

  Mozart, Schumann, Britten, Brahms: Dante Quartet – Krysia Osostowicz & Giles Francis (violins), Rachel Roberts (viola) & Richard Jenkinson (cello), Stephen Stirling (horn) & Michael Dussek (piano), Church of St Mary, Callington. UK 11.7.2012 (PRB) Read more

Dante Quartet Presents New Cellist at Summer Festival

12/07/2012

  Britten, Boccherini, Telemann, Schnittke, Mozart: Dante Quartet – Krysia Osostowicz & Giles Francis (violins), Rachel Roberts (viola) & Richard Jenkinson (cello) with the Dante Festival Orchestra, Stephen Stirling & Jacob Row (horns), St Paul’s Church, Yelverton. UK 10.7.2012 (PRB) Read more

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