Doric String Quartet Give European Premiere of Brett Dean’s New Third Quartet

20/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival [10] – Haydn, Dean, Brahms: Doric String Quartet, Brett Dean (viola), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 20.8.2019. (SRT)

Doric String Quartet © George Garnier

Read more

Heart-Warmingly High Musical Standards from Jurowski and LPO at the BBC Proms

19/08/2019

BBC Prom 41 – Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Lyadov, Glazunov: Alexander Ghindin (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 17.8.2019. (AK) Read more

Martyn Brabbins Authoritatively Conducts the Hallé in Elgar’s The Kingdom

18/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival [9] – Elgar: Natalya Romaniw (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), David Butt Philip (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Edinburgh Festival Chorus (director: Aidan Oliver), Hallé / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 18.8.2019. (SRT) Read more

More Music-Making on the Fringe – Some Magnificent, Some Bizarre

18/08/2019

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 [3] – ROSL & Pianodrome: Edinburgh. (SRT)

Royal Overseas League at the Royal Scots Club, 12.8.2019.

Pianodrome, 17.9.2019

The Hebrides Ensemble at the Pianodrome (c) Simon Thompson

Read more

The Magic of L’enfance du Christ at the BBC Proms

18/08/2019

BBC PROM 37 – Berlioz: Soloists, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Genesis Sixteen, Hallé / Maxime Pascal (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 14.8.2019. (CC)

Soloists, conductor and orchestra of L’enfance du Christ (c) Chris Christodoulou

Read more

Trio of Edinburgh Concerts Climaxes with First Performance of James MacMillan’s New Symphony

18/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival [8] – Beethoven, Dvořák, MacMillan: Edinburgh, 17.9.2019. (SRT)

First performance of Sir James MacMillan’s Fifth Symphony (c) Ryan Buchanan

Read more

Semyon Bychkov and the BBC Symphony Orchestra Visit the Edinburgh Festival

14/08/2019

Edinburgh International Festival 2019 [6] – Shostakovich, Mahler: Kirill Gerstein (piano), Christina Gansch (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 13.8.2019 (SRT)

Semyon Bychkov © Chris Christodoulou

Read more

The Aris Quartet offer Classical Refinement at Cadogan Hall

12/08/2019

 BBCS Proms at … Cadogan Hall 4 – Schubert, Maddalena Laura Sirmen, Haydn: Aris Quartet (Anna Katharina Wildermuth & Noémi Zipperling [violin], Caspar Vinzens [viola], Lukas Sieber [violoncello]), Cadogan Hall, London, 12.8.2019. (CS)

Aris Quartet

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Usher Hall 2019-2020 Orchestral Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2020 Ring Cycles __________________________________
  • NEW! Ex Cathedra’s 50th Anniversary Season in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Geneva Grand Théâtre in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • UPDATED! 2019-20 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden __________________________________
  • NEW! City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Musikfest Berlin 2019 from 30 August to 19 September __________________________________
  • NEW! Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Zurich Opera House in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2019-2020 __________________________________
  • NEW! ENB in 2019-2020 and Updates on their New London City Island Home __________________________________
  • NEW! Classical Music and Other Events at the Southbank Centre in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Cleveland Orchestra in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Classical Music at the Barbican in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! The Met: Live in HD in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Carnegie Hall 2019-2020 Season Highlights __________________________________
  • NEW! Venus Unwrapped: Kings Place’s Year-Long Focus on Women Composers __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Free Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! SOPRANO ANGELA GHEORGHIU IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL COOKSON __________________________________
  • NEW! Opera Loki’s Madam Butterfly can be seen in Alton and London this September __________________________________
  • NEW! The Joys of the Marlboro Music Festival: Chamber Music’s Best-Kept Secret __________________________________
  • NEW! MATTHEW BOURNE’S ROMEO AND JULIET IN CINEMAS FROM 22 OCTOBER __________________________________
  • NEW! CELLIST JOHANNES MOSER IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • NEW! CHORUS MASTER STEPHEN DOUGHTY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • REVIEWED! Ron Howard’s Pavarotti in Cinemas 13 July (Preview) and Nationwide (15 July) __________________________________
  • MULTI-FACETED MUSICIAN JOY LISNEY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • ‘MUSICAL MAGIC’: AN INTERVIEW WITH VIOLINIST HENNING KRAGGERUD __________________________________
  • CONDUCTOR THOMAS SANDERLING IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • CONDUCTOR ÁDÁM FISCHER IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL COOKSON __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH ITALIAN BARITONE FRANCO VASSALLO __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month