Jordi Savall Leads a Sextet in Celtic Rarities

05/05/2018

Various, Celtic Universe: (Jordi Savall, viols; Carlos Núñez, Galician bagpipes, pastoral pipes; Pancho Álvarez, viola caipara; Xurxo Núñez, percussion; Andrew Lawrence, Irish harp and psalterium; Frank McGuire, bodhrán), presented by San Francisco Performances, Herbst Hall, San Francisco. 3.5.2018. (HS)

Jordi Savall

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Masters of Their Art: Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

04/05/2018

Various: Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), Julius Drake (piano), Alice Tully Hall, New York, 2.5.2018. (RP)

Gerald Finley © Sim Canetty-Clarke

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Virtuosity and High Decibels from the Los Angeles Philharmonic

04/05/2018

Salonen, Varèse, Shostakovich: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 2.5.2018. (CC)

The LA Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel (conductor) (c) Mark Allan/Barbican

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SCO Make Mozart and Poulenc Sparkle

04/05/2018

Mozart and Poulenc: Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Piotr Anderszewski (director/piano), Stephanie Gonley (director/violin), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 3.5.2018. (SRT) Read more

Bach and Handel Are Beautifully Served by Les Violons du Roy

02/05/2018

Bach, Handel: Isabelle Faust, Pascale Giguère (violins), Les Violons du Roy / Bernard Labadie (conductor), Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 26.4.2018. (DD)

Les Violons du Roy

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A Riveting Festival of Pianism from Rafal Blechacz

02/05/2018

Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin: Rafal Blechacz (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 22.4.2018. (GN)

Rafal Blechacz © Marco Borgrgreve

Rafal Blechacz © Marco Borgrgreve

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An Imaginative Programme Marvellously Executed by Pavel Kolesnikov

02/05/2018

 Lachenmann, Debussy, Chopin, Liszt, Bach, Louis Couperin, and Schumann: Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 30.4.2018. (MB) Read more

Simon Rattle Returns to Birmingham with a Memorable Mahler Ninth

02/05/2018

 Mahler: London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 1.5.2018. (JQ)

Sir Simon Rattle (c) Oliver Helbig

Sir Simon Rattle (c) Oliver Helbig

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