Listening to the Birds: Reflections on Cardiff’s three-day celebration of Messiaen – Part One

07/12/2016

Messiaen, Stravinsky, Boden: Royal Welsh College Chamber Winds, Catherine Milledge (piano), Mei Yi Foo (piano), Pascal Gallois (conductor); The Gould Piano Trio: Lucy Gould (violin), Benjamin Frith (piano), Alice Neary (cello), Robert Plane (clarinet), Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD, Cardiff, 16.11.2016. (GPu)

Gould Piano Trio.

Gould Piano Trio

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A Surprisingly Low-Key Recital from Anne Schwanewilms

07/12/2016

Strauss and Wolf: Anne Schwanewilms (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Wigmore Hall, London. 5.12.2016. (JPr)

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Anne Schwanewilms (c) Javier del Real

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Uchida and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra: Stimulating in Mozart and Bartók

06/12/2016

Mozart and Bartók: Mitsuko Uchida (piano/director), Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Royal Festival Hall, London, 29.11.2016. (MB) Read more

An Eclectic But Appealing Programme from the Zurich Chamber Orchestra

05/12/2016

Mozart, Hummel, Shostakovich: Alison Balsom (trumpet), Gabriela Montero (piano), Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Willi Zimmermann (concertmaster), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 4.12.2016 (SRT) Read more

Refined Mozart and Impressive Mahler with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Pianist Haochen Zhang

05/12/2016

Mozart, Mahler: Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Lan Shui (conductor), Zhang Haochen (piano), Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore, 2.12.2016. (RP)

Haochen Zhang © Benjamin Ealovega

Haochen Zhang © Benjamin Ealovega

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Artistry and Sensitivity from Louis Schwizgebel

05/12/2016

Mozart, Schumann, Beethoven, Schubert: Louis Schwizgebel (piano), St John’s Smith Square, London, 2.12.2016.  (RB) Read more

Signs of an Impressive Partnership Between Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the LPO

03/12/2016

Weber, Bruch, Beethoven: Hilary Hahn (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 2.12.2016. (CS) Read more

Little and Watkins bring Warmth and Precision to Unjustly Slighted British Works

02/12/2016

Walton, Elgar, Delius: Tasmin Little (violin), Paul Watkins (cello), Neal Davies (bass), BBC National Chorus of Wales, members of Bristol Choral Society, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Martyn Brabbins (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 1.12.2016. (PCG) Read more

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