International Bach Festival in Schaffhausen


Bach:  Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh (conductor),  Chorus I: Mhairi Lawson, Anna Stéphany, Nicholas Mulroy, Benjamin Appl Read more

A Strong Sense of Form and Far More than Four Mallets from 4-Mality


Rafnsson, Du Plessis, Bradley, Norman, Marino, Hastings: 4-Mality (Jan Bradley, Sophie Hastings, Mark Norman, Sam Wilson). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 29.4.2016. (GP) Read more

Buniatishvili Displays Pianistic Originality in Schumann


Sibelius, Schumann, Tchaikovsky: Khatia Buniatishvili (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Thomas Dausgaard (conductor, Royal Festival Hall, London, 3.5.2016. (GD) Read more

Keen, Telling Direction from Marchment in Concert Performance of Il tabarro


Puccini, Il tabarro: Soloists, Chorus (chorus master: William Cole), Melos Sinfonia, Oliver Zeffman (conductor). LSO St Luke’s, London, 1.5.2016. (MB) Read more

Kirill Karabits Towering Titan Ends Bournemouth SO Season in Triumph


Brahms, Mahler: Guy Braunstein (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/ Kirill Karabits (conductor), Lighthouse, Poole 4.5.2016. (IL) Read more

I Musicanti Offer Playing of Great Dynamism, Coherence and Character – and an Enterprising Programme


Dvořák, Beethoven and Smirnov: I Musicanti [Martin Roscoe (piano), Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay & Fenella Humphreys (violins), Robert Smissen (viola), Richard Harwood (cello), Leon Bosch (bass)], Kings Place, London, 1.5.2016. (CS) Read more

Enjoyable Evening in Italy with Welsh Sinfonia


Schubert, Giacotto, Martello, Barber, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn: Gillian Taylor (oboe), Robin Stowell (violin), Welsh Sinfonia / Mark Eager (conductor), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 30 April 2016 (PCG) Read more

An Impressive Pianistic Pot Pourri from the Labèque Sisters


Diverse Composers: Katia and Marielle Labèque (piano), St John’s Smith Square, London, 28.4.2016. (GD) Read more

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