Revelatory Schubert from the Chiaroscuro Quartet

15/02/2017

Bach, Schubert: Chiaroscuro Quartet (Alina Ibragimova, violin; Pablo Hernán Benedí, violin; Emilie Hörnlund, viola; Claire Thirion, cello). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 2.2.2017. (GPu) Read more

The Dante Quartet’s Fantastic Concert Anticipates Valentine’s Day

13/02/2017

Jonathan Dove, Janáček & Mendelssohn: Philippe Sly (baritone), Dante Quartet (Krysia Osostowicz and Oscar Perks [violins], Yuko Inoue [viola], Richard Jenkinson [cello]), Kings Place, London, 12.2.2017. (CS) Read more

Devon Baroque Come Home on the Prevailing Winds

13/02/2017

Vivaldi, Boismortier, Telemann, Bach: Devon Baroque, Georgia Browne (flute), Sarah Humphrys (oboe/recorders), Oonagh Lee (oboe/recorders), Rebecca Hammond (bassoon), Emily White (sackbut), Persephone Gibbs (Artistic Director), Andrew Wilson-Dickson (Director), Great Hall, Dartington, 12.2 2017. (PRB)

Devon Baroque with Oonagh Lee and Sarah Humphrys (oboes); photo credit - Philip R Buttall.

Devon Baroque with Oonagh Lee and Sarah Humphrys (oboes) (c) Philip R Buttall

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Very High Standards Attained by Young RNCM Students

13/02/2017

Competition Final of the 32nd Annual Frederic Cox Award for Singing: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 6.2.2017. (RJF) Read more

Jörg Widmann and Mitsuko Uchida: A Formidable Partnership

12/02/2017

Brahms, Berg, Widmann, Schubert and Schumann: Jörg Widmann (clarinet), Mitsuko Uchida (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 9.2.2017. (MB) Read more

A Diverse and Fascinating Programme from the LPO and Andrés Orozco-Estrada

11/02/2017

Haydn, Poulenc, Ligeti and Strauss: James O’Donnell (organ), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrés Orozco-Estrada (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London. 10.2.2017. (AS) Read more

Risk-Taking Pays Dividends in Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov

11/02/2017

Smetana, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky: Simon Trpčeski (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Cornelius Meister (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 10.2.2017. (SRT) Read more

Wigglesworth Conjures ‘Super-Charged Performances’ but only the BBC can make the Baritone Audible

11/02/2017

Stravinsky, Wagner, Mahler: Roderick Williams (baritone), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 9.2.2017. (PCG) Read more

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