Dresden’s “Other” Orchestra Makes its Mark in London

October 7, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Rachmaninov, Brahms: Andrei Korobeinikov (piano), Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra/Michael Sanderling (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 5.10.2015 (AS) Read more

A Stimulating Recital from Jane Sheldon and Zubin Kanga

October 7, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Berg, Schoenberg, Sdraulig, Lachenmann: Jane Sheldon (soprano), Zubin Kanga (piano). Performance Space, City University, London, 6.10.2015 (MB) Read more

Magdalena Kožená’s Recital at the Wigmore Hall: A Mixed Pleasure

October 6, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schumann, Wolf, Dvořák, Schoenberg: Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Dame Mitsuko Uchida (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 5.10.2015 (MB) Read more

The Wihan String Quartet’s Compelling 30th Anniversary Celebration

October 6, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven: Wihan Quartet (Leoš Čepicky & Jan Schulmeister [violins], Jakub Čepicky [viola], Aleš Kasprík [cello]), King’s Place London, 4.10.2015 (CS) Read more

An Inspiring Barbican Recital from Natalie Dessay

October 6, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Mendelssohn, Duparc, Fauré, Liszt, Bizet: Natalie Dessay (soprano), Phillipe Cassard (piano), Barbican Hall, London, 2.10.2015 (GD) Read more

Outstanding Sibelius and Scriabin from Kavakos and Jurowski

October 5, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Knussen, Sibelius, Scriabin. Leonidas Kavakos (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 3.10.2015 (RB) Read more

Exhilarating Performances at Swansea International Festival

October 4, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mendelssohn, Mozart, Sibelius: Lars Vogt (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, 3.10.2015. (NR)

Beethoven, Debussy, Rossini:  Trio Apaches [Ashley Wass (piano), Matthew Trusler (violin), Thomas Carroll (cello)], Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 4.10.2015, (NR)

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A Super-Charged Alpine Symphony from the RLPO

October 4, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Canteloube, Richard Strauss: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Guild Hall, City of Preston, 2.10.2015 (MC)

Vasily Petrenko, photo Mark McNulty

Vasily Petrenko – photo: Mark McNulty

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