Mumbles Symphony Orchestra begins to make its mark

08/07/2011

Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Kodaly, Glazunov, Bizet: Mumbles Symphony Orchestra, All Saints’ Church, Oystermouth, Kristine Balanas (violin), David John,(conductor), 2.7.2011 (NHR) Read more

Cheltenham Music Festival 2011 – A menacing Boesch and a demented Spence stun audiences

07/07/2011

Loewe, Schubert, Mahler : Florian Boesch (baritone) with Roger Vignoles, Pittville Pump Room, 30.6.2011 (RJ)

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Schumann, Janáček : Toby Spence (tenor), Helen Sherman (mezzo-soprano) with Julian Milford (piano). Pittville Pump Room, 3.7.2011 (RJ) Read more

An American Celebration at the Olympic Music Festival

07/07/2011

An American Celebration – Cohan, Michel, Walker , Ives, Friedrich, Bernstein, Hawkins, Cannon, Sousa, and trad: Mosaic Brass Quintet; Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA, 4.7.2010 (BJ) Read more

In New York, Two Quartets with Premieres and Sounds from Far North

07/07/2011

Arctic Sounds : Mivos Quartet, Redshift, Kathy Turco (recorded sounds), Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 29.6.2011 (BH) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011 – The Opening Weekend

06/07/2011

Aspen Music Festival (1): McGegan, Rhys have fun with Mendelssohn; Marsalis brings Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to Aspen; Feltsman plays Rachmaninov 2. 4.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Das Lied von der Erde at Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival

06/07/2011

Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde at the Grant Park Music Festival: Grant Park Orchestra, Alexandra Petersamer (mezzo soprano), Christian Elsner (tenor), Carlos Kalmar (Artistic Director and Principal Conductor), Harris Theater, Chicago, 2.7.2011 (JLZ). Read more

Elissò Virsaladze’s all Liszt Recital at the Pontino Festival

05/07/2011

Liszt : Elissò Virsaladze (piano), Fossanova Abbey, Italy, 3.7. 2011 (JB) Read more

Cheltenham Music Festival 2011 – Steve Reich Marches To Many Different Drums

05/07/2011

Cheltenham Festival 2011 – Steve Reich: Drumming: The Colin Currie Group and Synergy Vocals, The Town Hall Cheltenham, 6pm, 3.7.2011

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Kuniko Kato plays Reich:  Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham 3pm, 3.7.2011 (BK) Read more

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