Two Fine Australian Singers Show Their Mettle in London

27/05/2016

Various composers, Heroes & Heroines – Katrina Sheppeard (soprano), Warwick Fyfe (baritone), Kelvin Lim (piano): Australia House, London. 24.6.2016. (JPr)

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Kelvin Lim, Warwick Fyfe and Katrina Sheppeard at Australia House

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Dartington Hosts Concert of Mainly Arab Music for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

24/05/2016

Purcell, Rahim, El Dabh, Okba, Glatz, Handel, Roustom, Sidiq, Hankash, Rahbani Brothers, Al Atrash, Rahbani: Marcus Broome (leader and solo violin), Louai Alhenawi (nay), Jak Berry (flute), Julia Munn (clarinet), Merit Ariane Stephanos (voice), Dartington Chamber Orchestra, Oliver Butterworth (conductor), Great Hall, Dartington. 22.5.2016 (PRB)

Merit Ariane Stephanos with Dartington Chamber Orchestra - credit Philip R Buttall

Merit Ariane Stephanos with Dartington Chamber Orchestra
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John Lill Displays Undemonstrative Lyricism with Moscow State SO

23/05/2016

Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: John Lill (piano), Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Kogan (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 22.5.2016 (SRT) Read more

The Hen is Part of a Proverbial Curate’s Egg

22/05/2016

Haydn, Nielsen: Mark van de Wiel (clarinet), Philharmonia Orchestra / Paavo Järvi (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 19.5.2016. (GD) Read more

Concert Draws Out Similarities and Contrasts between Composers Vasks and Metcalf

22/05/2016

Vale of Glamorgan Festival 5 – Vasks, Metcalf: Maxim Rysanov (viola), Alice Neary (cello), members of BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Edwin Outwater (conductor), Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 20.5.2016. (PCG) Read more

Impressive Chipping Campden Debut for Faust and Bezuidenhout

22/05/2016

Bach: Isabelle Faust (violin), Kristian Bezuidenhout (harpsichord), Chipping Campden International Music Festival, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 20.5.2016. (RJ) Read more

Lugansky Gives Thrilling but Unshowy Performance of Prokofiev’s Second Concerto

22/05/2016

Prokofiev, Shostakovich: Nikolai Lugansky (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Peter Oundjian (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 20.5.2016. (SRT) Read more

Pappano’s Mahler Sixth: A Fireball of Energy and Passion

20/05/2016

Shostakovich and Mahler: Viktoria Mullova (violin), London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 19.5.2016 (CS) Read more

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