The London Sinfonietta at London’s Meltdown Festival

18/06/2011

Birtwistle, Maxwell Davies : Leigh Melrose (baritone), London Sinfonietta, Baldur Brönnimann (conductor), Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 16.6.2011 (Gdn) Read more

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World – Song Prize, Recital 1

16/06/2011

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, Song Prize, Recital One : New Theatre, Cardiff, 12.6.2011 (MS) Read more

Inspired Bruckner from Haitink compensates disappointing first half programme change

16/06/2011

Mozart, Bruckner : Maria João Pires (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 14.6.2011 (GDn) Read more

The Birmingham Mahler Cycle ends in triumph

15/06/2011

Messiaen, Mahler: Jane Irwin (mezzo-soprano), Michael Schade (tenor), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle. Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 12.6.2011 (JQ) Read more

Ravel in Spain with Andris Nelsons and the CBSO

15/06/2011

Ravel : City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (Conductor) Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 7. 6. 2011. (GR) Read more

Thought-provoking viola and piano music at St. John’s

12/06/2011

Brahms, Joachim, Schumann, Fribbins and Shostakovich: Eniko Magyar (viola), Diana Brekalo (piano). St John’s Smith Square, London, 10.6. 2011 (CG) Read more

Russian Song from Daniil Shtoda and Larissa Gergieva at the Wigmore Hall

11/06/2011

Rimsky-Korsakov, Cui, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky: Daniil Shtoda (tenor), Larissa Gergieva (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 10.6.2011 (MB) Read more

Brahms sung by a counter-tenor? Andreas Scholl in a fascinating recital

11/06/2011

Purcell, Dowland, Handel, Johnson, Campion, Haydn, Brahms, and Anon: Andreas Scholl (counter-tenor), Tamar Halperin (harpsichord, piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 7.6.2011 (MB) Read more

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