A Varied Programme Expertly Performed by Oliver Zeffman and the Melos Sinfonia


Dutilleux, Haydn, and Rimsky-Korsakov: Martyn Jackson (violin), Bartholomew LaFollette (cello), Melos Sinfonia/Oliver Zeffman (conductor). Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s, London, 25.6.2016. (MB) Read more

A Wonderfully Civilised Late-Evening Concert at Wigmore Hall


Couperin, Quantz, Benda, Duphly, Rameau, and Philidor: Adam Walker (flute), Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord). Wigmore Hall, London, 24.6.2016. (MB) Read more

Three Spires Singers and Orchestra Bring New Sense of Meaning to Brahms’ Requiem


Brahms: Naomi Johnston (soprano), Christopher Dollins (baritone),Three Spires Singers and Orchestra, Christopher Gray (conductor), Truro Cathedral, 25.6.2016. (PRB)

Three_Spires_Singers_and_Orchestra (credit Philip R Buttall)

Three Spires Singers and Orchestra (credit Philip R Buttall)

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Rattle Premieres Maxwell Davies’ Last Work Alongside Large-Scale Berlioz


Davies and Berlioz: Soloists, LSO Discovery Choirs (chorus masters: David Lawrence and Lucy Griffiths), London Symphony Chorus (chorus masters: Simon Halsey and Neil Ferris), Guildhall School Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 26.6.2016. (MB) Read more

An Impressive Pärt-Beethoven Concert from Dohnányi and Helmchen


Pärt, Beethoven: Martin Helmchen (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra / Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 23.6.2016 (GD) Read more

City of Sounds – Saying Goodbye to Birmingham Conservatoire’s Adrian Boult Hall


From Monteverdi to Sondheim via Schubert – A Vocal Gala Evening: Performers from the Birmingham Conservatoire – singers from the Vocal and Operatic Department, the Chamber Choir and members of the Orchestra, a programme devised by Julian Pike and Michael Barry. Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, 21.6.2016. (GR) Read more

The Jerusalem Quartet Conclude Their Twentieth Anniversary Celebrations at Wigmore Hall


Schubert, Weinberg, Brahms: Jerusalem Quartet  [Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler (violins), Ori Kam (viola), Kyril Zlotnikov (cello)] Sir András Schiff (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 20.6.2016. (CS) Read more

A Young Choir creates an Hour of Radiant Order on a Chaotic Day


Gibbons, Schütz, Monteverdi, Bruckner, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Hamilton, Wheeler, Swingle:  National Youth Chamber Choir / Greg Hallam (conductor), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 17.6.2016 (GPu) Read more

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