Glorious Singing, Lacklustre Playing from Danes on Tour

04/04/2017

Nielsen, Wagner, Beethoven: Deborah Voigt (soprano), Danish National Symphony Orchestra / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, 2.4.2017. (HS) Read more

A North-American theme in Manchester

03/04/2017

Harbison, Barber, Rachmaninov: James Ehnes (violin), BBC Philharmonic / James Feddeck (conductor). Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 1.4.2017. (RBa) Read more

New Light Cast on the Piccolo’s Possibilities: Piccolo virtuoso Peter Verhoyen

03/04/2017

Milhaud, Auric, Poulenc, Vande Ginste, Ravel, Damare: Peter Verhoyen (piccolo), Zoe Smith (piano). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 10.3.2017. (GPu) Read more

Persuasive Performances of Beethoven’s First and Last Reveal a Pioneering Symphonist 

03/04/2017

Beethoven: Elin Pritchard (soprano), Samantha Price (mezzo-soprano), Alexander James Edwards (tenor), Thomas Faulkner (bass), Cardiff Ardwyn Singers, Cardiff Polyphonic Choir, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra / Michael Sanderling (conductor) St David’s Hall Cardiff, 1.4.2017. (PCG) Read more

Conlon, Connolly, and Cox Combine for an Evening to Remember

02/04/2017

Schubert, Mahler: Sarah Connolly (mezzo soprano), Richard Cox (tenor), Chicago Symphony Orchestra / James Conlon (conductor). Symphony Center, Chicago, 31.3.2017. (JLZ) Read more

From Turin to Geneva: Manon Lescaut under Gianandrea Noseda

02/04/2017

Puccini, Manon Lescaut (concert performance): Soloists, Chorus of the Teatro Regio di Torino / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Théâtre des Nations, Geneva, 30.3.2017. (ALL) Read more

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic on Distinguished Form at the Barbican

01/04/2017

Bartók and Mahler: Christina Landshamer (soprano), New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Alan Gilbert (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 31.3.2017. (JPr)

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Alan Gilbert, Christina Landshamer and the New York Philharmonic (c) Chris Lee

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Andsnes and Hamelin Just Miss that Crucial Spark as a Duo

01/04/2017

Mozart, Stravinsky, Debussy: Leif Ove Andsnes, Marc-André Hamelin (pianos). Wigmore Hall, London, 30.3.2017. (CC) Read more

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