Freddy Kempf’s Intelligent and Integrated View of Beethoven

15/05/2012

 Beethoven: Freddy Kempf (piano/conductor), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 11.5.12 (GPu) Read more

A Jubilant Celebration of George Benjamin

14/05/2012

 George Benjamin and Ligeti:Samuel Coles (flute), Gordon Hunt (oboe), Kent County Junior Choir, Kent Girls Choir, Musicians from St Elphege’s RC Junior School, Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School, Centre for Young Musicians, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School, Bromley Youth Music Trust, and Chestnut Grove School, Whitstable Recorder Ensemble, Kent Youth Recorders, Philharmonia Orchestra, George Benjamin (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 13.5.2012 (MB) Read more

Outstanding Bartok Performances from Peter Eotvos and LSO

13/05/2012

Bartok, Szymanowski: Nikolai Znaider (violin), Steve Davislim (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Peter Eotvos (conductor), Barbican Hall, London 8.5.2012 (GD). Read more

Mariss Jansons Conducts Richard Strauss With Mixed Success

13/05/2012

 R. Strauss: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/Mariss Jansons. Barbican Hall, London 12.5.2012 (CC) Read more

Plymouth Enjoys Flawless Bach Double Concerto by Latchem and Hayek

13/05/2012

 Handel, Telemann, Bach: David Shead (trumpet), Jonathan Watts (piano), Malcolm Latchem and Caroline Hayek (violins), Ten Tors Chamber Orchestra, Simon Ible (conductor) , Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University. 11.5. 2012 (PRB) Read more

Beethovenian Drama and Energy Sets Seal on SCO’s Season

13/05/2012

 Beethoven: Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, John Storgårds (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 10.5.2012 (SRT) Read more

Denève takes leave of RSNO with magnificent Daphnis et Chloé

12/05/2012

 MacMillan, R Strauss, Ravel: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stéphane Denève (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 11.5.2012 (SRT) Read more

Gergiev and the LSO: Superb in Stravinsky

12/05/2012

 Stravinsky: Leonidas Kavakos (violin), London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 11.5.2012 (Gdn) Read more

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