This Attempt to Finish Bruckner’s Ninth Fails to Convince

31/05/2018

Abrahamsen and Bruckner: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London, 30.5.2018. (AS)

Sir SImon Rattle c Monika Ritterhaus

Sir SImon Rattle c Monika Ritterhaus

Read more

Musical Sincerity from Magisterial Mauro Peter and Selfless Helmut Deutsch

30/05/2018

Schubert, Liszt: Mauro Peter (tenor), Helmut Deutsch (piano), Opernhaus, Zurich, 28.5.2018. (CCr)

Helmut Deutsch and Mauro Peter (c) Wigmore Hall

Read more

Back to Bach and his Family and Friends

30/05/2018

J.B. Bach, Telemann, Goldberg, Pachelbel, C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach, J.S. Bach – Bach’s Family & Friends: Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble (Persephone Gibbs (Director/violin), Julie Hill (violin), Steve Gleed (viola), Barbara Degener (cello), Andrew Wilson-Dickson (Co-Director/harpsichord)), St Mary’s Church, Totnes. 27.5.2018. (PRB)

Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble (c) Philip R. Buttall

Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble (c) Philip R. Buttall

Read more

A Philadelphia Tour Preview: Grimaud Offers Grace and Expressivity

30/05/2018

Brahms, Schumann, Dvořák, Beethoven: Hélène Grimaud (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 11/20.5.2018 (BJ) Read more

Sanderling Leads Dresden PO in Performances of Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

28/05/2018

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Arabella Steinbacher (violin), Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra / Michael Sanderling (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 27.5.2018. (SRT) Read more

Chiaroscuro Quartet Inspires with the Élan of Early Mendelssohn and Beethoven

28/05/2018

Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn: Chiaroscuro Quartet (Alina Ibragimova & Pablo Hernán Benedí [violins], Emelie Hörnlund [viola], Claire Thirion [cello]), Kirche St. Peter, Zurich, 27.5.2018. (CCr)

Chiaroscuro Quartet (c) Agnese Blaubarde

Read more

Outstanding Mendelssohn and Brahms from Gatti and the Philharmonia

27/05/2018

Mendelssohn and Brahms: Philharmonia Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 24.5.2018. (MB)

Daniele Gatti (c) Anne Dokter

Read more

The Intense Delights of ‘The Gavrylyuk Experience’

26/05/2018

Bach/Busoni, Haydn, Chopin, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff: Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 16.5.2018. (GN)

Alexander Gavrylyuk © Marco Borggreve

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

MW

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! The 2018 Harrogate International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate Comes to the London Coliseum and Edinburgh __________________________________
  • NEW! Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
 in 2018/2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Sunday International Concerts Series in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! Salzburg Whitsun Festival 7 – 10 June 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19 UK Cinema Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Holland Park’s 2018 Season Begins Soon __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018-2019 Geneva Grand Theâtre Season __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Hallé Season in Manchester __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 CBSO at Symphony Hall, Birmingham __________________________________
  • NEW! 2018/19 BBC NOW in Cardiff and Swansea __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2018/19 __________________________________
  • NEW! The 2018/19 Birmingham Classical Season __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe Star in The King and I at the London Palladium __________________________________
  • NEW! The 2018 BBC Proms __________________________________
  • NEW! Bampton Classical Opera Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with Nicolò Isouard’s Cinderella __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! Schubert Life Death Fantasies: An Equation __________________________________
  • NEW! THE CONDUCTOR ALEXANDER SLADKOVSKY IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! How Our Grandparents Decided How We Should Listen to Music __________________________________
  • NEW! Abandoned Liszt Opera Sardanapalo Premieres in Weimar in August __________________________________
  • NEW! THE TENOR RUSSELL THOMAS IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • NEW! RAFAL BLECHACZ IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • NEW! MARKUS POSCHNER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Carly Paoli at Cadogan Hall, Signs for Sony/ATV and Releases New Live Album __________________________________
  • NEW! A Q&A WITH ITALIAN BARITONE FRANCO VASSALLO __________________________________
  • NEW! MICHAEL SANDERLING IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • NEW! Trinity Laban Moves to Abolish All-Male Composer Concerts __________________________________
  • NEW! ARABELLA STEINBACHER IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! THE CONDUCTOR LAURENCE EQUILBEY IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month