Integrity and Excellence in Roth and the LSO’s Bruckner

25/04/2017

Debussy, Bartok, Bruckner: Antoine Tamestit (viola), London Symphony Orchestra / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 23.4.2017. (GD) Read more

Brave emphasis on spirituality at Bridgewater Hall

24/04/2017

Vaughan Williams, Gubaidulina: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Robin Tritschler (tenor), BBC Philharmonic / Vassily Sinaisky (conductor). Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. 23.4.2017. (RBa) Read more

Much to Admire in Michael Fabiano’s Wigmore Hall Debut

24/04/2017

Duparc, Liszt, Puccini, Toscanini, Barber: Michael Fabiano (tenor), Julius Drake (piano), Wigmore Hall, London 21.4.2017. (RB)

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Michael Fabiano (c) Arielle Doneson

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Ravel Rarities Provide Mixed Emotions at Leeds Lieder 2017

24/04/2017

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 Ravel: Clara Mouriz (mezzo soprano), Benedict Nelson (baritone), Joseph Middleton (piano), David Moseley (flute), Philip Higham (cello). Leeds College of Music, Leeds. 21.4.2017. (CF) Read more

Dutchman Flies in to Save The Night and Provides Promising Opening for Leeds Lieder 2017

24/04/2017

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 Schubert: Henk Neven (baritone), Joseph Middleton (piano). Leeds College of Music, Leeds. 21.4.2017. (CF) Read more

Søndergård and RSNO impress in Night of Early and Late Romanticism

22/04/2017

Sibelius, Mahler, Beethoven: Roderick Williams (baritone), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 21.4.2017. (SRT) Read more

Queyras’s Period Cello Sings in Haydn but Bloch’s Beethoven is ‘Wearyingly Turbo-Charged’

22/04/2017

Escaich, Haydn, Beethoven: Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Alexandre Bloch (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 20.4.2017. (SRT) Read more

The Basel Chamber Orchestra Excel in Martin and Bartók

22/04/2017

Bach, Mendelssohn, Martin, Bartók: Daniel Hope (violin), Basel Chamber Orchestra, Anders Kjellberg Nilsson (leader), Wigmore Hall, London. 18.4.2017. (LB) Read more

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