Three Choirs Festival 2011 (7) – Young Scottish Musicians propel Worcester into the 21st Century.

13/08/2011

Ravel, Mahler, James MacMillan: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Christoph-Mathias Mueller (conductor), Jane Irwin (soprano), Worcester Cathedral, 11.8.2011 (RJ) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (10) – Shakespeare Songs, Scarlatti and Appalachian Spring

13/08/2011

Aspen Music Festival (10): Shakespeare songs, pianist Inon Barnatan plays Scarlatti, David Robertson conducts Appalachian Spring. 11.8.2011 (HS) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (5) – Sir Andrew Davis’ fine performance of an Elgar rarity

12/08/2011

   Elgar,  Caractacus, Op. 35 (1898):  Judith Howarth (soprano) (Eigen), Ben Johnson (tenor) (Orbin). Peter Savidge (baritone) (Caractacus), Stephen Roberts (baritone) (Arch-Druid  & Bard), Brindley Sherratt (bass) (Claudius), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis. Worcester Cathedral. 10.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

CARLA REES – AN URGENT APPEAL

12/08/2011

 An Urgent Appeal on Behalf of Carla Rees: Seen and Heard Reviewer and Professional Flautist (Eds) Read more

Notes from the 2011 Salzburg Festival ( 7 ) – The Fifth Continent: Continū + Salzburg Media Productions

11/08/2011

Sasha Waltz, “Continu”: Sasha Waltz & Guests (performers), Felsenreitschule Salzburg, Salzburg, 7.8.2011 (JFL) Read more

Prom 32 – Brahms and some rare early Mahler

10/08/2011

   Brahms and Mahler: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Melanie Diener (soprano), Anna Larsson (mezzo-soprano), Stuart Skelton (tenor),Christopher Purves (baritone), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner. Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.8.2011. (JPr) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (4) – A memorable Mahler performance from the Philharmonia and Susanna Mälkki

10/08/2011

Mahler; Symphony No 3 in D minor Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Ladies of the Festival Chorus, Choristers of the Three Cathedral Choirs, Philharmonia Orchestra, Susanna Mälkki. Worcester Cathedral. 8.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (3) – English Composers-in-exile turn up for the Festival

10/08/2011

 English Exiles – Peter Philips, Richard Dering, John Bull Royal Holloway College Chapel Choir, English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, Rupert Gough (conductor & organ), Tewkesbury Abbey, 8.8.2011.  (RJ) Read more

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