Monteverdi’s Vespers of the Blessed Virgin at Plymouth Guildhall


Monteverdi: Plymouth Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Cecilia Osmond & Esther Brazil (sopranos), Simon Ponsford (male alto), Ben Thapa & Robert Anthony Gardiner (tenors), Richard Bannan & Julian Dubreuil (basses) / Christopher Fletcher (conductor). Plymouth Guildhall. 26.11.2017. (PRB)

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir - credit Howard Perks

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir (c) Howard Perks

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With the BRSO Jansons Shows Why he is Still at the Top of his Profession


Beethoven and Prokofiev: Yefim Bronfman (piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 24.11.2017. (AS)

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons perform Prokofiev's 5th Symphony in the Barbican Hall on Friday, 24 Nov. 2017. Photo by Mark Allan

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons (c) Mark Allan/Barbican

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The Hagen String Quartet are Full of Excellence at the Wigmore Hall


Beethoven, Webern, Schumann: Hagen String Quartet (Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt, violins; Veronika Hagen, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello), Wigmore Hall, London, 24.11.2017. (CC) Read more

Welsh National Opera Concert Complements Their Russian Season


Shostakovich and Mahler: Tara Erraught (mezzo-soprano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 23.11.2017. (PCG) Read more

Scottish CO Entertain with a Programme of Beethoven, MacMillan and Harrold


Harrold, MacMillan, Beethoven: Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Joseph Swensen (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 23.11.2017. (SRT) Read more

Everything Seemed Just Right on this Particular Night for Michail Jurowski and the LPO


Bridge, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky: Beatrice Rana (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Michail Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 22.11.2017. (AS) Read more

Witchery, Spirituality and Mediterranean Travelogues from the BBC Philharmonic


Lyadov, Gubaidulina, Ravel, Ibert: Lawrence Power (viola) / Ludovic Morlot (conductor), BBC Philharmonic. BBC Philharmonic Studio, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays. 22.11.2017. (RBa) Read more

High Order Contemporary Jazz from Hekselman and his Quartet


Gilad Hekselman Quartet: Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Mark Turner (tenor sax), Rick Rosato (double-bass), Jonathan Pinson (drums); Richard Burton Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 17.11.2017. (GPu)


Gilad Hekselman (guitar)

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