Truly Mystical Songs of Ralph Vaughan Williams in Cardiff

19/04/2019

Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, Grainger, Vaughan Williams: Anna Dennis (soprano), William Towers (counter-tenor), Nick Pritchard (tenor), William Dazeley (baritone), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / Jonathan Heyward and Steve Devine (conductors). Hoddinot Hall, Cardiff, 18.4.2019. (PCG) Read more

Lorelei Ensemble Fills a Sacred Space with Mystical, Mesmerizing Sound

19/04/2019

Sacred Music in a Sacred Space – Various Composers: Lorelei Ensemble / Beth Willer (Artistic Director), Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, New York, 14.4.2019. (RP)

Lorelei Ensemble

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Fantastic Symphonies In Wellington

19/04/2019

Berlioz: Orpheus Choir of Wellington, Orchestra Wellington / Marc Taddei (conductor). Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, 12.4.2019 (PM)

Marc Taddei with Orchestra Wellington (c) Orchestra Wellington

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BBCSO’s Pelléas et Mélisande Shorn of Voices is Less than the Full Story

18/04/2019

Tippett, Szymanowski and Debussy: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Barbican Concert Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 17.4.2019. (AS)

Sir Andrew Davis © Dario Acosta

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In Akron, Bach Becomes a Tribute to Notre Dame

17/04/2019

 Bach, Mass in B minor: Amanda Powell (soprano), Amanda Crider (mezzo-soprano), Jacob Perry (tenor), Jesse Blumberg (baritone), Apollo’s Singers, Apollo’s Fire / Jeannette Sorrell (conductor), St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Akron, Ohio, 15.4.2019. (MSJ) Read more

The Brodsky Quartet Offer Compelling Spiritual Reconciliation and Redemption

17/04/2019

MacMillan, Haydn: Brodsky Quartet (Gina McCormack & Ian Belton [violins], Paul Cassidy [viola], Jacqueline Thomas [cello]), St John’s Smith Square, London, 15.4.2019. (CS) Read more

John Lill’s Artistry and Style with the Japan Philharmonic Overwhelms Edinburgh

17/04/2019

Rautavaara, Beethoven, Takemitsu and Sibelius: John Lill (piano), Japan Philharmonic Orchestra / Pietari Inkinen (conductor). Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 14.4.2019. (GT)

John Lill

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Blomstedt Seems to Touch the Philharmonia’s Souls in Another Distinguished Concert

16/04/2019

Mozart and Beethoven: Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 14.4.2019. (AS)

Herbert Blomstedt (c) Martin Lengemann

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