A Rewarding Weekend as the BBC Celebrates Philip Glass at Eighty

31/01/2017

Total Immersion: Philip Glass at 80: Barbican, London, 28 & 29.1.2017. (CC)

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop featuring Katia and Marielle Labeque on pianos in the Barbican Hall on Saturday, 28 January 2017.  Photo by Mark Allan/BBC

BBC SO, conducted by Marin Alsop featuring Katia and Marielle Labeque on pianos (c) Mark Allan/BBC

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Concert Confirms Greatness of Martha Argerich, Yuri Temirkanov and St Petersburg Philharmonic

31/01/2017

Khachaturian, Prokofiev & Shostkovich: Martha Argerich (piano), St Petersburg Philharmonic / Yuri Temirkanov (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 29.1.2017. (GD) Read more

Torrential Bruckner Fourth and Fifth in Barenboim’s Bruckner Cycle

30/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City. 23 & 24.1.2017. (BH) Read more

Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov Put On a Ravishing ‘Winterlude’

30/01/2017

Vancouver ‘Winterlude’ Festival: Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Vancouver Playhouse and Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, 21 & 22.1.2017. (GN)

Jean Guihen Queyras Photo: Marco Borggreve

Jean Guihen Queyras (c) Marco Borggreve

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Unjustly Neglected Orchestral Gems Aired by BBC NOW in Final ‘Welsh Foundations’ Concert Series

30/01/2017

Welsh Foundations 3: Jack Liebeck (violin), BBC National Orchestra of Wales  /  Rumon Gamba (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 27.1.2017. (PCG) Read more

Chloë Hanslip Shines in the Sibelius Violin Concerto

28/01/2017

Prokofiev, Sibelius:  Chloë Hanslip (violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Alexander Shelley (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 25.1.2017. (RB)

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Much to Admire in an Intense Programme from Elisabeth Leonskaja

28/01/2017

Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert: Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 26.1.2017. (CC) Read more

Argerich and Papadopoulos Delight Audience with World Premiere and Russian Classics

27/01/2017

Prokofiev, Stravinsky, and Giulia Monducci: Oxford Philharmonic; Martha Argerich (piano) / Marios Papadopoulos (conductor), Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 21.1.2017. (CR) Read more

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