Toe-Tapping Piazzolla from Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

16/11/2017

J.S. Bach, Tchaikovsky, Piazzolla: Joshua Bell (director/violin), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Wigmore Hall, London, 15.11.2017. (CS) Read more

Soloists, Karabits and BSO Ring All The Bells

16/11/2017

Brahms, Beethoven, Rachmaninov: David Fray (piano), Olga Mykytenko (soprano), Artjom Korotkov (tenor), Nikolay Didenko (bass), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor). Lighthouse, Poole, 15.11.2017. (IL) Read more

A Composer’s Call for Environmental Change

15/11/2017

Margaret Brouwer: Angela Mitchell (soprano), Merav Eldan (mezzo-soprano), Brian Skoog (tenor), Bryant Bush (bass), Oberlin Musical Union (Gregory Ristow, director), Cleveland Institute of Music Children’s Choir (Jennifer Call, director), Blue Streak Ensemble / Domenico Boyagian (conductor). Breen Center for the Arts, Cleveland, Ohio, 12.11.2017. (MSJ)

Margaret Brouwer, composer of <i>Voice of the Lake</i> (c) Classical Music Communications

Margaret Brouwer, composer of Voice of the Lake
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Spanish Night at the Tonhalle Maag

15/11/2017

Ravel, Falla, Debussy, Stravinsky: Javier Perianes (piano), Spanish National Orchestra/David Afkham (conductor), Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 14.11.2017. (JR)

David Afkham (c) Felix Broede

David Afkham (c) Felix Broede

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Luisi Confirms Impeccable Bruckner Credentials

14/11/2017

Dvořák and Bruckner: Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi (conductor), Jan Vogler (cello), Zurich Opera House, 12.11.2017. (JR) Read more

Gerhardt and Osborne Fight Adversity to Mine Musical Riches

14/11/2017

Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, Brahms: Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 5.11.2017. (GN)

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Alban Gerhardt (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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Schubert’s Sonata in C minor is the Crowning Glory for Llŷr Williams

14/11/2017

Schubert and Liszt: Llŷr Williams (piano), The Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 9.11.2017. (GPu)

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Llŷr Williams (c) B. G. Ealovega

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New Palace Opera’s Performance of Tristan und Isolde Excerpts Exceeds Expectations

14/11/2017

Wagner: Soloists and Orchestra of Palace Opera / Jonathan Finney (conductor). St. John’s Church, Waterloo, London, 12.11.2017. (JPr) Read more

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