Come some musicke: Liszt’s “Hamlet”, Brahms “Double,” Schumann’s “Spring”

30/05/2011

Liszt, Brahms, Schumann: Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, John Axelrod (conductor), Viviane Hagner (violin), Danjulo Ishizaka (cello), Palace of Arts, Budapest 13.5.11 (BM) Read more

Tony Palmer film sheds new light on the composer of The Planets

30/05/2011

Tony Palmer film sheds new light on the composer of The Planets Read more

A Magnificent Seven from Maazel

29/05/2011

Mahler Symphony No 7: Philharmonia Orchestra; Lorin Maazel (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London 26.5.11 (JPr) Read more

Vladimir Jurowski offers a frustratingly variable experience

29/05/2011

Haydn, Mahler, and Brahms: Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass-baritone), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.5.2011 (MB) Read more

Hilary Hahn and Valentina Lisitsa in an exciting recital

29/05/2011

Tartini/Kreisler, Beethoven, Charles Ives, J S Bach, George Antheil, Chopin: Hilary Hahn (violin). Valentina Lisitsa (piano). Cadogan Hall, London 18.5,2011 (KC) Read more

András Schiff at the Wigmore Hall’s London Piano Series

29/05/2011

Mozart, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Schumann, Beethoven: András Schiff (Piano) Wigmore Hall, London. 27. 5. 2011 (RBB) Read more

Newest is best:Turner Ensemble at King’s Place, London

29/05/2011

Schubert, Poulenc, Fribbins, Beethoven: Turner Ensemble (Ania Safonova  (violin),  Andriy Viytovych (viola), Naomi Williams (cell0), Tony Hougham (double bass), Nick Rodwell (clarinet), Andrea de Flammini (bassoon), Robert Montgomery (French horn)). London Chamber Music Society at King’s Place, London. 15.5.2011 (KC) Read more

Karnéus, van Steen and BBC NOW perform valedictory works by Strauss and Bruckner

29/05/2011

Strauss, Bruckner: Katarina Karnéus (mezzo), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Jac van Steen (conductor), St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 27.5.2011 (GPu) Read more

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