Maurizio Pollini Returns to London in Fine Form

15/03/2018

Schumann, Chopin: Maurizio Pollini (piano). Royal Festival Hall, London, 13.3.2018. (CC) Read more

A Stimulating Programme from the Ever-Excellent Arditti Quartet

15/03/2018

Sciarrino, Hurel, and Andre: Jake Arditti (countertenor), Arditti Quartet (Irvine Arditti Ashot Sarkissian [violins], Ralf Ehlers [viola], Lucas Fels [cello]). Wigmore Hall, London, 11.3.2018. (MB) Read more

Well-Designed Programme, Insightfully Played by Albion Quartet

14/03/2018

Haydn, Fribbins, Suk, Dvořák: Albion Quartet [Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Emma Parker (violins), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Nathaniel Boyd (cello)]. Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 9.3.2018. (GPu)

Albion Quartet (c) Steve Gullick

Albion Quartet (c) Steve Gullick

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A Fine Recital Heralds the Departure of John Mills from the RWCMD

12/03/2018

Various composers: John Mills (guitar), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 7.3.2018. (GPu)

John Mills (c) Paul Ransome

John Mills (c) Paul Ransome

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Bampton Classical Opera’s Songs of Joy for Nancy Storace

10/03/2018

Various composers, Songs for Nancy: Jacquelyn Stucker and Rhiannon Llewellyn (sopranos), CHROMA / Andrew Griffiths (conductor and piano). St. John’s Smith Square, London, 7.3.2018. (JPr)

Songs for Nancy concert St John's Smith Square, 7 Mar 18, photo Roger Way

Songs for Nancy: Jacquelyn Stucker (soprano), Andrew Griffiths (conductor) & CHROMA (c) Roger Way

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Laurence Equilbey Leads an Enterprising Musical Celebration of International Women’s Day

09/03/2018

Beethoven, Louise Farrenc: Alexandra Conunova (violin), Natalie Clein (cello), Elisabeth Brauss (piano), Insula Orchestra / Laurence Equilbey (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 8.3.2018. (CC)

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Insula Orchestra with Alexandra Conunova (violin), Natalie Clein (cello), Elisabeth Brauss (piano)
& Laurence Equilbey (conductor) (c) Mark Allan/Barbican

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The Artistry of Valentina Lisitsa Overcomes the ‘Beast from the East’

06/03/2018

Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov: Valentina Lisitsa (piano), Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra / Valery Polyansky (conductor), The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 4.3.2018 (GT) Read more

A Boundary-Exploding Approach to Music by Manchester Collective

05/03/2018

100 Demons – Punk rewritings in Manchester: Manchester Collective. Stoller Hall, Manchester, 3.3.2018. (CC)

Manchester Collective

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