Lang Lang uninspiring in Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky Trios


Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky: Lang Lang (piano); Vadim Repin (violin); Mischa Maisky (cello). Royal Festival Hall, 9.5.2011 (CC) Read more

Audience goes wild at RSNO’s Naked Classics Haydn concert


Haydn: Symphony No. 104 “London”: Paul Rissmann (presenter), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Roy Goodman (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 20.5.2011 ( SRT ) Read more

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in a Boys’ School at ENO


Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera, Leo Hussain (conductor). Coliseum, London, 19.5.2011 (MB) Read more

A Triumphant ‘Resurrection’ in Birmingham


Mahler: Symphony No 2 in C minor, ‘Resurrection’. Jane Irwin (soprano), Renata Pokupić (mezzo-soprano), CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Kazushi Ono (conductor). Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 18.5.2011 (JQ) Read more

One Day’s Total Immersion in Peter Eötvös’ Music


Peter Eötvös: Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Silk Street Theatre) and Barbican Hall, London, 14.5.2011  (CC) Read more

Charles Owen impresses in Bach and Schubert


Bach, Ravel, Schubert: Charles Owen (piano). Wigmore Hall. London. 12.5.2011 (KC) Read more

Chipping Campden Festival (3) -Two Quintets and a Trio


Mozart, Beethoven : Borodin Quartet with Michael Collins, St James’ Church, 13.5.2011

Beethoven, Rachmaninov : Benedetti Trio, St James’ Church, 16.5.2011  (RJ) Read more

Charles Rosen disappoints in Chopin


Chopin: Charles Rosen (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 15.5.2011 (MB) Read more

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