Endymion’s Schnittke and Shostakovitch

13/05/2011

Schnittke, Shostakovich: Endymion, Hall One, Kings Place, London, 12.5.2011 (GDn) Read more

Mikhail Rudy in the London Pianoforte Series

13/05/2011

Scriabin, Ravel and Chopin: Mikhail Rudy (Piano) Wigmore Hall, London 10.5.2011 (RBB) Read more

Michael Collins’ Wigmore Hall Residency: the Finale

13/05/2011

Brahms, Weber, Poulenc, Benjamin, Milhaud, Gregson: Michael Collins (clarinet), Piers Lane (piano). Wigmore Hall, London 5. 5. 2011 (KC) Read more

Not All String Quartets Are The Same:Gavin Dixon talks with the Ligeti Quartet

12/05/2011

Not All String Quartets Are The Same : Gavin Dixon talks with the Ligeti Quartet (GDn)

The Ligeti Quartet are very rare breed, a young quartet who specialise in contemporary music. Gavin Dixon meets up with them to hear about getting to grips with the toughest music in the repertoire, performing at some unusual venues, and what to pick from the menu when you’re eating Japanese. Read more

Legendary Charles Rosen Performs Late Chopin at Chipping Campden Music Festival

12/05/2011

Chopin: Charles Rosen, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 11.5.2011 (RJ) Read more

Weighty Beethoven from Zukerman and the Royal Philharmonic

12/05/2011

Beethoven: Pinchas Zukerman (violin and conductor), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, RFH, London, 11.5.11 (GDn) Read more

Darner of socks and other roles: readings and music of Brahms, Schumann and “Beloved Clara”

11/05/2011

Schumann, Brahms: Beloved Clara. Lucy Parham, Gabrielle Drake, Martin Jarvis, Chipping Campden Music Festival,  8.5.2011.  (RJ) Read more

Lorin Maazel takes his audience on the Mahler trip of a lifetime

10/05/2011

Mahler, Symphony No.3: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Philharmonia Voices, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra; Lorin Maazel (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London 8.5.11 (JPr) Read more

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