Some Notable Premieres at this year’s Cheltenham Music Festival

12/07/2011

Cheltenham Music Festival 2011  : Premieres by Venables, Bray, Butler, Sierra, Berkeley, Phibbs, Kendall, Higgins, Rushton. (RJ) Read more

Aspen Music Festival 2011: Shaham, Feltsman, Hamelin and LaBelle plus Others Who Cannot Be Named

11/07/2011

Aspen Music Festival (2) : Gil Shaham (violin), Vladimir Feltsman (piano), Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Dominique LaBelle (soprano), Anonymous 4. Harris Hall, Benedict Music Tent, 5-7.7.2011 (HS) Read more

Sir Mark Elder’s deputy delivers an appealing Promenade Concert

11/07/2011

Bizet, SaintSaëns, Ravel, Prokofiev: Sir Mark Elder (narrator), Hallé Orchestra/Andrew Gourlay (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 9.7.2011 (MC) Read more

Substitute Soloist and Conductor disappoint at the Royal Festival Hall

10/07/2011

Berlioz, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Nikolai Demidenko (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra/Christian Vasquez (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 30.6.2011 (GD) Read more

BBC Young Generation Artist Piemontese impresses with Debussy and Schumann

08/07/2011

City of London Festival  2011 – Chopin, Debussy, and Schumann: Francesco Piemontesi (piano). St Mary Abchurch, London, 6.7.2011 (MB) Read more

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

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