An Enthralling London Appearance by the Korean Chamber Orchestra

February 26, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Elgar, Schnittke, Piazzolla, Schubert. Ksenia Kogan (piano), Soyoung Yoon (violin) John Malkovich (narrator) Korean Chamber Orchestra, Ralf Gothóni (conductor), Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London. 23.2.2015 (LB) Read more

Ivo Pogorelich: Truly a Law Unto Himself

February 25, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Liszt, Schumann, Stravinsky, and Brahms: Ivo Pogorelich (piano). Royal Festival Hall, London, 24.2.2015 (MB) Read more

Intelligent, Discerning Musicianship from Lisa Batiashvili and Paul Lewis

February 24, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, J.S. Bach, Telemann and Beethoven: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Paul Lewis (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 23.2.2015 (CS) Read more

Four Minus One Pieces of Excellent Music

February 24, 2015

United StatesUnited States Wagner, Berg, Ligeti, and Debussy: Gil Shaham (violin), Philadelphia Orchestra, Robin Ticciati (conductor), Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 22.2.2015 (BJ) Read more

An Overall Lack of Cohesiveness Mars Andris Nelsons’ Approach to Mahler’s Fifth

February 23, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Gruber & Mahler: Håkan Hardenberger (trumpet), Philharmonia Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 22.2.2015 (CS) Read more

Storgårds and Braunstein Champion Delius and Vaughan Williams

February 23, 2015

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Grieg, Delius, Vaughan Williams: Guy Braunstein (violin), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/John Storgårds (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 21.2.2015 (MC)

John Storgårds © Heikki Tuuli

John Storgårds © Heikki Tuuli

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An Excellent Beethoven Evening from Marin Alsop and the LPO

February 23, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven David Fray (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra/Marin Alsop (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 21.2.2015 (RB)
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Europa Galante Still Swinging with Vivaldi after Twenty-Five Years  

February 23, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vivaldi:  Vivica Genaux (mezzo), Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi (violin/director),  Town Hall, Birmingham, 19.2.15 (GR)

Europa Galante Photo copyright Ana de Labra

Europa Galante Photo copyright Ana de Labra

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