Randall Scarlata and Robert Taub’s Schubert at the University of Plymouth

14/10/2019

Schubert: Randall Scarlata (baritone), Robert Taub (piano). University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre, Plymouth, 12.10.2019. (PRB)

Randall Scarlata (l) and Robert Taub (r) © Philip R Buttall

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300th anniversary of the first performance of Handel’s Brockes Passion celebrated at Wigmore Hall  

12/10/2019

Handel, Brockes Passion: Sandrine Piau (soprano), Stuart Jackson (tenor), Konstantin Krimmel (baritone), Arcangelo and vocal consort / Jonathan Cohen (director, harpsichord). Wigmore Hall, London, 8.10.2019. (AK)

Handel’s Brockes Passion at Wigmore Hall (c) Arcangelo/Julian Forbes

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Vadym Kholodenko displays stunning pianism in RSNO’s Rachmaninov

12/10/2019

Bax, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov: Vadym Kholodenko (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 11.10.2019. (SRT)

Vadym Kholodenko

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Moscow Philharmonic launch the Cardiff International Concert Series

10/10/2019

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Khachaturian: Peter Donohoe (piano), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Yuri Simonov (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 9.10.2019. (PCG)

Yuri Simonov

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Immaculate ensemble-playing from the Borodin Quartet at Wigmore Hall

10/10/2019

Tchaikovsky, Arensky: Borodin Quartet (Ruben Aharonian & Sergei Lomovsky [violins], Igor Naidin [viola], Vladimir Balshin [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 9.10.2019. (CS)

Borodin Quartet at Wigmore Hall (courtesy of Wigmore Hall)

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Richard Egarr and his AAM forces open their 2019-20 season with Dussek and Beethoven

05/10/2019

Dussek, Beethoven: Stephen Fry (narrator), Stefanie True (soprano), Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Gwilym Bowen (tenor), Morgan Pearse (baritone), Chen Reiss (soprano), Orchestra and Choir of Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 2.10.2019. (AK)

Richard Egarr and Stephen Fry

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Dramatically searing Verdi Requiem in Cardiff

05/10/2019

Verdi, Requiem: Vlada Borovko (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), David Butt Philip (tenor), David Soar (bass), BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales / Richard Farnes (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 3.10.2019. (PCG) Read more

A much-changed Wigmore Hall programme from Steven Isserlis and friends

04/10/2019

Bartók, Sibelius, Mustonen, Schumann, Kurtág, Richard Rodney Bennett and Schubert: Ian Bostridge (tenor), Steven Isserlis (cello), Olli Mustonen (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 30.9.2019. (AK)

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

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