A Thought-Provoking Concert by the Chiaroscuro Quartet

01/05/2018

J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Schubert: Chiaroscuro Quartet (Alina Ibragimova & Pablo Hernán Benedi [violins], Emilie Hörnlund [viola], Claire Thirion [cello]), Kings Place, London 29.4.2018. (CS)

Chiaroscuro Quartet (c) Sussie Ahlburg

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Ensemble Molière Showcases Telemann and his Friends in Paris

30/04/2018

Blavet, Telemann, Guignon, Couperin, Forqueray: Ensemble Molière (Flavia Hirte (baroque flute), Alice Earll (violin), Kate Conway (viola da gamba), Satoko Doi-Luck (harpsichord)), St Mary’s Church, Totnes, 28.4.2018. (PRB)

Ensemble Moliere (c) Philip R Buttall

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Assertive Mahler ‘Resurrection’ from Bruckner Orchester Linz

29/04/2018

Mahler: Brigitte Geller (soprano), Theresa Kronthaler (alto), Leeds Philharmonic Chorus, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Bruckner Orchester Linz / Markus Poschner (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 29.4.2018. (SRT)

Markus Poschner (c) Reinhard Winkler

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Nicholas Collon Conducts CBSO in Ravel, Britten and Shostakovich

29/04/2018

Ravel, Britten, Shostakovich: Sophie Bevan (soprano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Nicholas Collon (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 26.4.2018. (RP)

Nicholas Collon © Jim Hinson

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Musical Legends Galway and Pressler Add Lustre to ‘An Evening with Danielle de Niese’

29/04/2018

Roussel, Schubert, Chausson – An Evening with Danielle de Niese: Danielle de Niese (soprano), Sir James Galway (flute), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Menahem Pressler (piano), Navarra String Quartet, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 27.4.2018. (JPr)

Menahem Pressler

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Dean’s Fascinating Responses to Brahms at the Heart of Grosvenor’s Stimulating Recital

28/04/2018

Bach, Brahms, Dean, Debussy (arr. Borwick), Berg, Ravel: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 26.4.2018. (CC)

Benjamin Grosvenor (c) Patrick Allen/Opera Omnia

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The Pianist Feels His Way

27/04/2018

Beethoven, Liszt, Toru Takemitsu, Scriabin: Tomoki Sakata (piano) Keyboard Charitable Trust at Steinway Hall, London, 25.4.2018. (JB)

Tomoki Sakata

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Pina Napolitano Does Justice to Brahms as ‘the Progressive’

26/04/2018

‘Brahms the Progressive’: Brahms, Berg, Schoenberg, and Webern: Pina Napolitano (piano). St John’s, Smith Square, London, 25.4.2018. (MB)

Pina Napolitano (c) Nikolaj Lund

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