When in Rome – a Long-Delayed UK Premiere of Wolf-Ferrari’s Violin Concerto

12/03/2017

Wagner, Wolf-Ferrari, Respighi, Mendelssohn: Francesca Dego (violin),, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Daniele Rustioni (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 8.3.2017. (RBa) Read more

A Thoroughly Enjoyable Concert by the Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra

10/03/2017

Shostakovich, Haydn, Bruch, Popper, Gulda, Piazzolla: Alexandra Stychkina (piano), Danielle Akta (cello), Denis Shulgin (violin), Lev Lomdin (violin), Georgy Tsay (violin), Evgeny Stambolsky (violin), Nikita Vlasov (accordion), Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra / Vladimir Spivakov (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 8.2.2017. (RB) Read more

Parisian Élan in Baroque and Classical Guises from the SCO

10/03/2017

‘The Paris Concert’: Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Laurence Cummings (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 9.3.2017. (SRT) Read more

A Lacklustre Philharmonia Concert Despite Rafael Payare’s Best Efforts

10/03/2017

Prokofiev and Rachmaninov: Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra / Rafael Payare (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 9.3.2017. (AS) Read more

A Superb Recital from Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan

10/03/2017

Beethoven, Barber, Britten: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Inon Barnatan (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 7.3.2017. (RB) Read more

Fine Music-Making from two thirds of the Gould Piano Trio

10/03/2017

Field, Rachmaninov: Benjamin Frith (piano), Alice Neary (cello). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 17.2.2017. (GPu) Read more

Papdopoulos Substitutes for Gergiev Resulting in Performances Musical Yet Uneven

09/03/2017

 Rossini, Bruch, and Beethoven: Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Marios Papdopoulos (conductor), Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 6.3.2017. (CR) Read more

The NHK Symphony Orchestra’s Highly Committed Mahler

08/03/2017

Takemitsu, Mahler: NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo / Paavo Järvi. Royal Festival Hall, London, 6.3.2017 (CC) Read more

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