Newest is best:Turner Ensemble at King’s Place, London

29/05/2011

Schubert, Poulenc, Fribbins, Beethoven: Turner Ensemble (Ania Safonova  (violin),  Andriy Viytovych (viola), Naomi Williams (cell0), Tony Hougham (double bass), Nick Rodwell (clarinet), Andrea de Flammini (bassoon), Robert Montgomery (French horn)). London Chamber Music Society at King’s Place, London. 15.5.2011 (KC) Read more

Karnéus, van Steen and BBC NOW perform valedictory works by Strauss and Bruckner

29/05/2011

Strauss, Bruckner: Katarina Karnéus (mezzo), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Jac van Steen (conductor), St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 27.5.2011 (GPu) Read more

Sir Colin and LSO Tackle Nielsen’s Eccentricities, Uchida Highlights Beethoven’s Subtlety

27/05/2011

Haydn, Beethoven, Nielsen: Mitsuko Uchida (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 26.5.11 (GDn) Read more

Ligeti’s Études in an intriguing presentation

27/05/2011

OUT HEAR, transition_projects, Ligeti: Danny Driver (piano), Andrew Stephen (actor), Netta Jones (direction/video design), Omola Obisesan (video assistant). King’s Place, London 23.5. 2011 (KC) Read more

An exciting new string quartet takes the stage in London

27/05/2011

Haydn, Janacek, Beethoven: Evropska Quartet – Rowena Kenally (violin), Adam Hill (violin), Anisa Arslanagic  (viola), Max Ruisi (cello). The Red Hedgehog, Archway Road, London. 23. 4. 2011 (KC)

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Not quite earthshaking:Saporro Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall perfromance

26/05/2011

Takemitsu, Bruch, Shostakovich Akiko Suwanai (violin); Sapporo Symphony Orchestra/Tadaaki Otaka. Royal Festival Hall London, 23.5. 2011 (CC) Read more

The Sixteen show continuity of Britain’s choral tradition from Tallis to Tippett.

26/05/2011

Tallis, Morley, Gibbons, Byrd, MacMillan, Tippett, Britten: The Sixteen, Harry Christopher (conductor)  St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 24.5.11 (GPu) Read more

Female String Quartet Perform Schubert, Bartok and Mendelssohn with Passion and Confidence

23/05/2011

Schubert, Bartok, Mendelssohn: Benyounes Quartet, Zara Benyounes ( violin), Emily Holland (violin), Sara Roberts (viola), Kim Vaughan (cello), Brunswick Methodist Church, Swansea, 21.5.2011 (NHR) Read more

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