Interesting Beethoven from François-Frédéric Guy Despite an Inconsiderate Audience


  Beethoven: François-Frédéric Guy (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 20.3.2012 (MB) Read more

Storgårds Fails to Engage BBC Philharmonic in Sibelius


  Sibelius, Beethoven, Sibelius: Martin Roscoe (piano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/John Storgårds (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 16.3.2012 (MC) Read more

Cardiff celebrates Paul Sacher’s Extraordinary Commissioning Legacy


  Martin, Lutosławski, Stravinsky, Honegger: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Catrin Finch (harp), Lucas Macías Navarro (oboe), Louis Schwizgebel (piano) BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thierry Fischer (conductor), Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 16.3.2012 (GPu) Read more

Nico Muhly, the Britten Sinfonia, and Friends at the Barbican.


  Mazzoli, Pallett, Muhly: Oliver Coates (cello), Pekka Kuusisto (violin/director), Britten Sinfonia, André de Ridder (conductor)Nico Muhly (keyboards), Doveman (Thomas Bartlett) (keyboards), Owen Pallett (cello and voice), Nadia Strota (viola), Sam Amidon (guitar and voice), Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Oliver Coates (cello), Thomas Gould (violin), Barbican Hall, London. 16.3.2012. (CG) Read more

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Nicola Benedetti and Friends


Shostakovich, Mahler: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Maxim Rysanov (viola), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) and Alexei Grynyuk (piano). LSO St Luke’s, London, 15.3.2012. (JPr) Read more

Daniil Trifonov : Competition Winner Draws Crowds and Cheers at Wigmore Debut


Schubert, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Chopin: Daniil Trifonov (piano), Wigmore Hall, London. 14.3.2012 (RB) Read more

Hereford Choral Society Celebrates in Style its First 175 Years of Music Making


Verdi: Requiem. Claire Seaton (soprano), Jeanette Ager (mezzo-soprano), Justin Lavender (tenor), David Stout (baritone), Hereford Choral Society, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Bowen (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 17.3.2012 (JQ) Read more

Swansea Bach Choir Maintains its High Standards.


Bach, Blow, Purcell, Tallis, Gibbons, Pärt: Swansea Bach Choir/Greg Hallam (conductor), James Gough (organ), Rebecca Herman (cello), St Mary’s Church, Swansea, 17.3.2012.(NR) Read more

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