Endymion’s Brahms: Uninspired and Insufficiently Precise

22/01/2012

  Brahms: Endymion. Kings Place, London, 20.1.2012 (GDn) Read more

The Zehetmair Quartet Confirms its Pedigree at the Wigmore Hall

19/01/2012

 Mozart, Hindemith, Beethoven Zehetmair Quartet (Thomas Zehetmair, Kuba Jakowicz, violins; Ruth Killius, viola; Ursula Smith, cello) Wigmore Hall, London. 17.1.2012 (CC) Read more

Vladimir Jurowski and the LPO Continue Their Prokofiev Festival

19/01/2012

 Prokofiev: Steven Osborne (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 18.1.2012 (Gdn) Read more

A Masterly Brahms Piano Quartet Lights Up a Sunday Morning in Cardiff

19/01/2012

 Dvořák, Brahms: The Frith Piano Quartet: Benjamin Frith (piano), Robert Heard (violin), Louise Williams (viola) Richard Jenkinson (cello). Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 15.1.12.  GB

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The Industrious Brandenburg State Play Schnyder, Mendelssohn and Bruckner’s 4th in Switzerland

18/01/2012

 Switzerland   Schnyder, Mendelssohn, Bruckner: Brandenburg State Orchestra, Frankfurt/Oder, Howard Griffiths (conductor), Julian Rachlin (violin), Daniel Schnyder (saxophone), Tonhalle Zurich, 17.1.2011 (JR)

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Haydn’s “The Seasons” Melts the Ice on a Rather Cold Evening!

17/01/2012

 Haydn: Christiane Karg (soprano), Allan Clayton (tenor), Christopher Purves (baritone), Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 14.1.2012 (MMB)

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Walker’s Memorable Elgar Surpasses Bruch and a Fell Running Premiere

17/01/2012

Malagnini, Bruch, Elgar: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Gary Walker (conductor), John Bradbury (clarinet), Steven Burnard (viola), Westmorland Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, 14.01.2012 (MC) Read more

Outstanding Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances from BBC NOW in Swansea

17/01/2012

Stravinsky, Lalo, Rachmaninov: Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Olari Elts, Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, 14.1.12 (GPu) Read more

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