John McLeod’s New Viola Concerto is Premiered by Jane Atkins and the SCO

29/10/2018

Grieg, McLeod and Beethoven: Jane Atkins (viola), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Joseph Swensen (conductor), City Halls Glasgow, 26.10.2018. (GT)

John McLeod

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Oliemans has Dramatic Characterisation and Consistent Musical Presence

28/10/2018

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Oxford Lieder Festival’s The Grand Tour [2] – Brahms & Schumann: Thomas Oliemans (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 25.10.2018. (CR)

Thomas Oliemans (c) Marco Borggreve

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A Resonant and Powerful Interpretation of Dusapin’s Fascinating Passion

26/10/2018

Pascal Dusapin, Passion: Soloists, Exaudi (off-stage chorus), Sound InterMedia, London Sinfonietta / Geoffrey Paterson (conductor). Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 23.10.2018. (GPu)

Jennifer France (Her) and dancers © Clive Barda

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Steffens in Towering Brahms Fourth Symphony

26/10/2018

Wagner, Richard Strauss and Brahms: Allison Oakes (soprano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Karl-Heinz Steffens (conductor), Lighthouse, Poole, 24.10.2018. (IL) Read more

Sinaisky in Sibelius at Cardiff

24/10/2018

Sibelius, Mozart, Wagner: Louis Schwizgebel (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Vassily Sinaisky (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 23.10.2018. (PCG)

Louis Schwizgebel (c) Marco Borggreve

Louis Schwizgebel (c) Marco Borggreve

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Lise Davidsen Brings Dramatic Intensity to Pappano’s Resounding Account of Verdi’s Requiem

24/10/2018

Verdi, Requiem: Lise Davidsen (soprano), Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Bernheim (tenor), Gábor Bretz (bass), Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, London 23.10.2018. (JPr)

Lise Davidsen (c) Arno

Verdi – Messa da Requiem

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Mastersingers and Rehearsal Orchestra’s Siegfried Act II Shows Talent and Commitment

23/10/2018

Wagner, Siegfried Act II: Soloists, Rehearsal Orchestra / Anthony Legge (conductor), Henry Wood Hall, London, 21.10.2018. (JPr)

Eliot Goldie (Siegfried) (c) Roger Lee

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Intense Ligeti from Quatuor Voce

22/10/2018

Beethoven and Ligeti: Quatuor Voce (Cécile Roubin, Sarah Dyan [violins], Guillaume Becker [viola], Lydia Shelley [cello]). Wigmore Hall, London, 21.10.2018. (MB) Read more

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