Mitsuko Uchida’s Masterly Way with Schubert

05/12/2018

Schubert: Dame Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.12.2018. (CC)

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Richard Avedon

Mitsuko Uchida (c) Richard Avedon

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The Escher Quartet’s Intriguing Programme Mixes the ‘Classical’ and the ‘Popular’

05/12/2018

Herrmann, Korngold, Gershwin, Ravel: Escher Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart & Danbi Um [violins], Pierre Lapointe [viola], Brook Speltz [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 3.12.2018. (CS)

Escher Quartet (c) Sarah Skinner

Escher Quartet (c) Sarah Skinner

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Julia Wolfe’s Powerful Reflection on Those Who Labored and Died in Coal Mines

05/12/2018

Julia Wolfe, Anthracite Fields: Bang on a Can All-Stars, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street / Julian Wachner (conductor), Jeff Sugg (Scenography and Projection Design), Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, New York, 1.12.2018. (RP)

Anthracite Fields (Phoebe Snow on the train to Buffalo)
© Richard Termine

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Anne-Sophie Mutter Plays Penderecki’s ‘Metamorphosen’ with the RSNO

04/12/2018

Penderecki, Tchaikovsky: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 1.12.2018 (GT)

Anne-Sophie Mutter (c) Monika Höfler

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Keenlyside and Martineau on Top Form in German and French Repertoire

03/12/2018

Brahms, Poulenc, Ravel, Schubert: Sir Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 25.11.2018. (GN)

Sir Simon Keenlyside © Uwe Arens

Sir Simon Keenlyside © Uwe Arens

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A Love-In for Peace, Justice and Righteousness – Remembering Robert De Cormier

03/12/2018

A Celebration of the Life and Music of Robert De Cormier: David Ralph (piano) / John Daly Goodwin (conductor), Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School, New York, 30.11.2018. (RP)

Robert De Cormier

Robert De Cormier

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Paul Mealor’s New Symphony Provides Illumination in Cardiff

02/12/2018

Sibelius, Mathias, Dove, Mealor, Nørgård: BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 30.11.2018. (PCG)

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Cheryl Frances-Hoad’s Impressive Contribution to Centenary Commemoration of the Great War

02/12/2018

Bax, Francis-Hoad and Vaughan Williams: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 30.12.2018. (AS)

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