Musical Excellence from The English Concert at Wigmore Hall

13/06/2019

Various composers, Orpheus of Princes: The English Concert / Harry Bicket (director/harpsichord). Wigmore Hall, London, 11.6.2019. (AK) Read more

Refined Romanticism from Petrenko and the RPO

13/06/2019

An Heroic Journey – Brahms, R. Strauss: Denis Kozhukhin (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 11.6.2019. (CS)

Denis Kozukhin (c) Marco Borggreve

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Wales Meets Brazil and Joyous ‘Global Music’ is the Result

12/06/2019

Huw Warren and Jovina Santos Neto: Huw Warren (piano), Jovina Santos Neto (piano, flute, melodica), Paula Gardiner (bass), Steve Warren (drums). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Cardiff, 8.6.2019. (GPu)

Jovina Santos Neto

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Salonen and the Philharmonia in Stunning Exploration of Weimar Republic Music

11/06/2019

Weimar Berlin: Bittersweet Metropolis I: The Sounds of Change Angela Denoke (soprano), Emma Davis (lighting designer), Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 9.6.2019. (CC)

Angela Denoke (c) Johan Persson
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A Fitting Celebration of the Belfast Philharmonic Choir’s 145th Anniversary

10/06/2019

Mendelssohn, Elijah: Elaine McDaid (soprano); Dawn Burns (alto); Conor Breen (tenor); Kevin Neville (bass); Belfast Philharmonic Choir; Ulster Orchestra / Stephen Doughty (conductor); David Stevens (0rgan), Ulster Hall, Belfast, 7.6.2019. (RB)

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A Fruitfully Open-Ended Staging of The Diary of One who Disappeared

10/06/2019

Janáček, The Diary of One who Disappeared: Muziektheater Transparant / Lada Valešová (piano, music director). Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House, London, 6.6.2019. (MB)

Wim van der Grijn, Ed Lyon and Marie Hamard (c) Jan Versweyveld
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A Recital from Katya Apekisheva that was Outstanding in every Respect

10/06/2019

Prokofiev, Schubert, Haydn, Janáček, Rachmaninov: Katya Apekisheva (piano). Wigmore Hall, London 6.6.2019. (CC)

Katya Apekisheva (c) Jack Liebeck
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Pianistic Vulnerability Cries Out for Help at Steinway Hall

07/06/2019

Bach, Liszt: Yu-Ning Chuang (piano), Keyboard Charitable Trust at Steinway Hall, London, 5.6.2019. (JB)

Yu Ning-Chuang
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