Rarities and Humour at Buxton G&S Festival Promenade Concert

01/08/2012

 Monkton, Sullivan, Elgar, Parry: Soloists, Chorus and Buxton Festival Orchestra / Timothy Henty (conductor), Opera House, Buxton, 29.7.2012. (RJW) Read more

Prom 22: Noseda’s Impressive Mahler Seventh at the Proms

31/07/2012

 Prom 22: Mozart, Knussen and Mahler: Gillian Keith (soprano), BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.7.2012. (JPr) Read more

Three Choirs Festival Ends with a Fanfare

31/07/2012

 Three Choirs Festival Ends with a Fanfare Read more

Aspen IX: Bronfman in Brahms, Dazzling Jackiw and Yang

31/07/2012

 Aspen Music Festival IX: Bronfman finds the soul in Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2; Jackiw and Yang dazzle with Mozart, Strauss, Bartók and Fulmer; and Yang gets crisp with Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2. 30.7.2012 (HS) Read more

Olympic Mendelssohn, No Silver Spoon

30/07/2012

 Shostakovich, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn: Ilana Setapen and Stefan Hersh (violins); Alan Iglitzin (viola); Bronwyn Banerdt (cello); Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA, 28.7.2012 (BJ) Read more

Aspen VIII: Sondheim and Mahler Rule

29/07/2012

 Aspen Music Festival (8): Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, plus a stunning Rückert Lieder from Michelle DeYoung, a lively program from Gil Shaham and friends, and lapidary piano playing from Ann Schein. 27.7.2012 (HS) Read more

Prom 19: Langgaard, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky

29/07/2012

  Prom 19: Langgaard, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London 28.7.2012 (CC)

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Prom 18:The End of Barenboim’s Beethoven Cycle – Rather a Mixed Experience

29/07/2012

 Prom 18: Beethoven: Anna Samuil (soprano), Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano), Michael König (tenor), René Pape (bass), National Youth Choir of Great Britain, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.7. 2012 (CC) Read more

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