Iván Fischer’s Fascinating Illumination of Bartók’s Musical Roots

25/05/2017

Bartók: Márta Sebastyén (folk singer) with István Kádár (folk violin), András Szabó (folk viola); Zsolt Fejérvári (folk double-bass), Ildikó Komlósi (mezzo-soprano – Judith); Krisztián Cser (bass – Duke Bluebeard); Budapest Festival Orchestra / Iván Fischer (conductor, speaker). Royal Festival Hall, London, 23.5.2017. (CC) Read more

New Pictures Give Pleasure, but Don’t Quite Replace the Old Ones

25/05/2017

Rousseau, Beethoven, Dai Wei, Brossé: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia / Dirk Brossé (conductor), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 15.5.2017. (BJ) Read more

Dedicated to Victims of Terrorism: a Mahler 9 to Remember from Haitink and the LSO

25/05/2017

Mahler: London Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 23.5.2017. (GD) Read more

Danny Driver’s Impressive, Humane Beethoven

24/05/2017

Schubert, Beethoven and Brahms: Danny Driver (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Mario Venzago (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 23.5.2017. (AS) Read more

Playing in a Crypt, a Cellist Imagines Waking the Dead

24/05/2017

Bach, Ligeti, Crumb, Roman: Joshua Roman (cello), The Harlem Crypt, New York City, 3.5.2017. (KG) Read more

Phantasm Provide a Fantastic Lunchtime Treat

23/05/2017

Lawes, Locke: Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo), Phantasm [Laurence Dreyfus (director/treble viol), Emilia Benjamin (treble viol), Jonathan Manson (treble viol), Markku Luolajan-Mikkola (bass viol)], Wigmore Hall, London, 22.5.2017. (CS)

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Phantasm (c) Marco Borggreve

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Another Uplifting Concert from the Fairey Band

22/05/2017

Various composers: Fairey Band / Tom Davoren (conductor), Methodist Church, Lytham, Lancashire. 20.5.2017. (MC) Read more

BBCSSO provide Guilty Pleasures in un-Hip Haydn and Kaleidoscopic Mahler

22/05/2017

Haydn, Mahler: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 21.5.2017. (SRT) Read more

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