Elegant Bach from Andreas Scholl at the Barbican


   J. S. Bach: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Giorgio Paronuzzi (harpsichord), Kammerorchesterbasel, Barbican, London, 3.2.2012 (GDn) Read more

Langrée Brings Drama, Strength & Beauty to Beethoven’s Mass in C


 Gluck, Beethoven: Soloists, Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Chorus / Louis Langrée (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 2.2.2012 (SRT) Read more

Lahti Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Paavo Berglund in Birmingham


  Sibelius: Lahti Symphony Orchestra/ Okko Kamu (conductor), Elina Vähälä (violin), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 26.1.2011 (CT) Read more

A Distinguished End to the London Philharmonic’s Prokofiev Festival


  Prokofiev: Janine Jansen (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.2.2012 (MB) Read more

Andreas Scholl Sings Bach in Birmingham


  J. S. Bach:  Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Giorgio Paronuzzi (harpsichord), Kammerorchesterbasel. Town Hall, Birmingham, 1.2.2012 (JQ) Read more

Ragtime to Rachmaninov: Chaslin in Cardiff


 Gershwin, Adams, Rachmaninov: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Frédéric Chaslin (piano, conductor), St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 27.1.2012 (GPu) Read more

Takács-Nagy and Manchester Camerata Perform a Stunning Programme of Hungarian Music


Bartók, Kodály and Haydn: Dame Evelyn Glennie (percussion), Janet Fulton (percussion), Noriko Ogawa (piano), Philip Smith (piano), Manchester Camerata/Gábor Takács-Nagy, Bridgwater Hall, Manchester, 28.1. 2012 (MC) Read more

James Ehnes and Andrew Armstrong in a Spectacular Recital at the Wigmore Hall


 Tartini, Beethoven, Paganini, Franck: James Ehnes (violin), Andrew Armstrong (piano) Wigmore Hall, London. 25.1.2012 (RB) Read more

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