Ilan Volkov Conducts the BBC SSO in a Stunning Bruckner Seventh

25/02/2019

CPE Bach, Stravinsky, Bruckner: Carolin Widmann (violinist), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov (conductor). City Halls, Glasgow, 21.2.2019. (GT)

Ilan Volkov (c) James Mollison

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Sixteen Singers Shine in London Foundation Finals

25/02/2019

George London Foundation Awards Competition Finals – Various composers: Soloists, David Holkeboer (piano), The Morgan Museum & Library, New York, 22.2.2019. (RP)

The 2019 George London Competition winners with Nora London
© Jennifer Taylor

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Sensuous Songs from Ciara Hendrick, Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque at Kings Place

25/02/2019

 Maria, dolce Maria (various): Ciara Hendrick (mezzo-soprano), Rachel Podger (baroque violin), Brecon Baroque [Rachel Brown (flute), Reiko Ichise (gamba), Daniele Caminiti (theorbo/guitar), Marcin Świątkiewicz (harpsichord)], Kings Place, London, 22.2.2019. (CS)

Rachel Podger (c) Theresa Pewal

Rachel Podger (c) Theresa Pewal

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The Subtle Pleasures of the French Baroque with Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations

24/02/2019

Various composers: Le Concert des Nations / Jordi Savall (conductor), Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, 21.2.2019. (RP)

Jordi Savall © David Ignaszewski

Jordi Savall © David Ignaszewski

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Marvellous Monteverdi from Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques at Wigmore Hall

23/02/2019

Guerrieri e amorosi – Monteverdi and Kapsberger: Eugénie Warnier (soprano), Anders J Dahlin and Magnus Staveland (tenors), Les Talens Lyriques / Christophe Rousset (harpsichord, organ). Wigmore Hall, London, 21.2.2019. (CC)

Christophe Rousset (c) Ignacio Barrios

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With Petrenko, Seattle’s Orchestra Shows Its Impressive Stride

23/02/2019

Dukas, Sibelius, Prokofiev: Alexis Semenenko (violin), Seattle Symphony / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 16.2.2019. (ZC)

Vasily Petrenko (c) Mark McNulty

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Hoopes and Gullberg Jensen Expose a Different Magic in Dvořák’s Violin Concerto

22/02/2019

Mozart, Dvořák, Brahms: Chad Hoopes (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Eivind Gullberg Jensen (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 16.2.2019. (GN)

Chad Hoopes (violin), VSO & Eivind Gullberg Jensen (conductor) © Matthew Baird

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Norrington and RSNO Make the Case for Historically Informed Performances on Modern Instruments

22/02/2019

Schumann, Mozart: Francesca Dego (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Sir Roger Norrington (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 22.2.2019. (SRT)

Sir Roger Norrington (c) Manfred Esser

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