Triumphant New Semi-staged Production of Bartok’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

28/10/2011

  Debussy, Janáček, Bartók: Michelle DeYoung (Judith), Sir John Tomlinson (Bluebeard), Juliet Stevenson (narrator), Nick Hillel (director), Philharmonia Orchestra,  Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham 21.10.2011 Read more

Parish Music: International Mix from Latin America and Premiere of US Work

24/10/2011

Samuel Barber, Javier Alvarez, Silvestre Revueltas, David Stock, Miguel del Aguila: Santiago Quartet, Beckford Parish Church, Worcestershire. 22.10.11(RJ) Read more

Clarity and Transparency in Thierry Fischer’s Reading of Beethoven’s Pastoral

23/10/2011

  Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven: Peter Wispelwey (cello), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Thierry Fischer (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 22.10.2011 (SRT) Read more

Nicely shaped Prokofiev and Haydn from Søndergård and Clein

23/10/2011

   Ravel, Haydn, ProkofievNatalie Clein (cello), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 22.10.2011 (SRT) Read more

Markus Stenz Excels In an All-Too-Rare London Appearance

23/10/2011

 Mozart, Turnage, Strauss: Lawrence Power (viola), Markus Stenz (conductor), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, 19. 10. 2011 (GDn) Read more

London Philharmonic and Nézet-Séguin Pay Tribute to Sir Thomas Beecham

21/10/2011

 Weber, Mozart, Schubert: Aldo Ciccolini (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra,Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London. 12.10.2011 (GD) Read more

Florilegium and Elin Manahan Thomas Celebrate Scope of Vivaldi’s Music

20/10/2011

 VivaldiElin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Florilegium: Ashley Solomon (flute, director), Bojan Čičić, Huw Daniel, Andrea Jones (violin), Malgorzata Ziemkiewicz (viola), Christopher Poffley (cello), Carina Cosgrave (bass), Terence Charlston (harpsichord, organ), Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, 18.10.2011 (GPu) Read more

Douglas and Moscow Philharmonic Do Justice to Youthful Rachmaninov Works

20/10/2011

 Mussorgsky (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov), Rachmaninov: Barry Douglas (piano), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra/Yuri Simonov (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 18.10.2011 (MC) Read more

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