Gardner and Spence Shine in ENO’s Dull Eugene Onegin

13/11/2011

 Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin: Soloists, Orchestra, Chorus and Additional Chorus of the English National Opera / Edward Gardner (conductor). Coliseum, London, 12.11.2011. (MB)
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The Arensky Chamber Orchestra Serves Up Delightful Musical Cocktails

13/11/2011

  Stravinsky, Wagner, and Ravel: Melvyn Tan (piano), Arensky Chamber Orchestra, William Kunhardt (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 10.11.2011 (MB) Read more

Rarely Heard Zemlinsky Is the Highlight as Xian Zhang Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

13/11/2011

   Bartók, Nielsen, Zemlinsky. Gareth Davies (flute), London Symphony Orchestra, Xian Zhang. Barbican Hall, London, 9. 11. 2011 (CC) Read more

Bach, Scarlatti, d’Anglebert and the Quickness of Decay

12/11/2011

   D’Anglebert, J.S. Bach, D. Scarlatti:  Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 11.11.2011 (GPu) Read more

Gluzman and the Royal Scottish Inject New Life into Familiar Works

12/11/2011

  Mendelssohn, Dvořák: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Tomas Hanus (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 11.11.2011 (SRT) Read more

Berg-Mahler-Wagner Deliciousness From Denoke & Gatti

12/11/2011

Berg, Mahler, Wagner: Angela Denoke (soprano), Michael Nagy (baritone), Daniele Gatti (conductor), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herkulessaal, Munich, 9.10.2011 (JFL) Read more

Bĕlohlávek and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a Czech Programme – Janáček Steals the Show.

12/11/2011

 Kadeřábek, Dvořák, Martinů, Janáček:Maxim Rysanov (viola), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bĕlohlávek (conductor), 
Barbican Hall, London, 10.11.2011 (CG)

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Intense Vaughan Williams’ Fifth from Sir Mark While Gourlay Invigorates Dvořák

12/11/2011

 Vaughan Williams, Dvořák, Elgar: Hallé Orchestra, Mark Elder (conductor), Andrew Gourlay (conductor – Dvořák), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 9.11.2011 Read more

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