Prom 7 – Some distinguished Schubert playing at the first late-night Prom.

21/07/2011

Schubert: Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea-Fisher, Axel Schacher (violins), Krzysztof Chorleski (viola), Antoine Lederlin (violoncello)), Valentin Erben (violoncello). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Prom 6 – The Capuçon brothers impress for the second night running

21/07/2011

Weber, Brahms, and Stravinsky: Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (violoncello), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 19.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Prom 5 – Messiaen, Dusapin and Beethoven with the Capuçons and Frank Braley

20/07/2011

Prom 5 – Messiaen, Dusapin, and Beethoven: Frank Braley (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (violoncello), Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.7.2011 (MB) Read more

Double Basses & Company: Jack Buckley’s final weekend at the Pontino Festival

20/07/2011

Double Basses & Company: Jack Buckley’s final weekend at the Pontino Festival (JB) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 (5) Contemporary and familiar connect with listeners

19/07/2011

Aspen Music Festival (5): Daniel Hope, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Joyce Yang and Stefan Jackiw, Julian Fischer and Daniel Mueller-Schott. 17.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Prom 4 – Christopher Gunning, who sang in the very first performance, revisits Havergal Brian’s ‘Gothic’ Symphony

19/07/2011

Havergal Brian: Symphony No. 1 in D minor, ‘The Gothic’ : Susan Gritton (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Peter Auty (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass), CBSO Youth Chorus, Eltham College Boys’ Choir, Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs, Bach Choir, BBC National Chorus of Wales, Brighton Festival Chorus, Côr Caerdydd, Huddersfield Choral Society, London Symphony Chorus, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 17.7.2011 (CG) Read more

Prom 2 – William Tell provides a great ‘Second Night’

19/07/2011

Rossini, William Tell (Guillaume Tell) (Concert Performance) : Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome; Antonio Pappano. Royal Albert Hall, London, 16.7.2011. (JPr) Read more

Swansea Bach Choir bid a glorious farewell to their legendary founder and conductor

19/07/2011

Tallis, Howells, Rutter, Barber, Lauridsen, Duruflé :  Swansea Bach Choir, Siân Menna Price (mezzo), Stephen Charlesworth (baritone), Jeffrey Howard (piano and organ), John Hugh Thomas (director), All Saints Church, Oystermouth, 17. 7.2011 (GPu) Read more

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