Monteverdi’s Vespers of the Blessed Virgin at Plymouth Guildhall

28/11/2017

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

Read more

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

26/11/2017

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

Read more

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

24/11/2017

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

24/11/2017

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

24/11/2017

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

23/11/2017

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

23/11/2017

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

23/11/2017

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)

GH

Gilad Hekselman (guitar)

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

Facebook-button-1

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Opera and More in Buenos Aires in 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! Gloucester Choral Society’s Hubert Parry’s Centenary Celebrations in May 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! Ex Cathedra at St John’s Smith Square’s 2017 Christmas Festival __________________________________
  • NEW! Spend a Penny for Grange Park Opera’s Lavatorium Rotundum __________________________________
  • NEW! Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 in December __________________________________
  • NEW! Bampton Classical Opera in 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! The 2018 Lucerne Summer Festival __________________________________
  • NEW! World Premiere of The Nutcracker and I, by Alexandra Dariescu in December at Milton Court __________________________________
  • NEW! Leeds Lieder’s Forthcoming Schubert Song Series in Leeds and Sheffield __________________________________
  • UPDATED! English National Ballet’s 2017 – 2018 Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Contemporary Music from Manchester’s Psappha in 2017-18 __________________________________
  • NEW! I Musicanti’s ‘Alexandra and the Russians’ at St Johns Smith Square, 2017-18 __________________________________
  • NEW! Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov’s Return to London in May 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! St John’s Smith Square announces its 2017/18 Season __________________________________
  • NEW! The Pierre Boulez Saal’s 2017/18 Season in Berlin __________________________________
  • UPDATED! The Glyndebourne Opera Cup and Glyndebourne in 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 Season __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM – DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY (1962-2017) __________________________________
  • NEW! Ann Murray’s Masterclass at the V&A Part of Opera: Passion, Power and Politics __________________________________
  • NEW! Carly Paoli is ‘Singing My Dreams’ at the Cadogan Hall in February 2018 __________________________________
  • NEW! A Composer Speaks Up for the Environment: An Interview with Margaret Brouwer __________________________________
  • NEW! Twelve Years of Celebrating Malcolm Arnold in Northampton __________________________________
  • NEW! What is the Critic’s Job? A Review of A. O. Scott’s Recent Book __________________________________
  • NEW! English Music Festival in Yorkshire Lifts the Lid Off an English Treasury __________________________________
  • NEW! A FULLY STAGED PILGRIM’S PROGRESS IN ORLEANS, MA __________________________________
  • NEW! JIŘÍ BĔLOHLÁVEK (1946-2017) AND THE CZECH CONDUCTING LEGACY __________________________________
  • NEW! JUSTIN DOYLE DISCUSSES MONTEVERDI WITH MARK BERRY __________________________________
  • NEW! Katie Lowe Wins the 2017 Elizabeth Connell Prize __________________________________
  • NEW! ITINÉRAIRE BAROQUE 2017: TON KOOPMAN TALKS TO COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • NEW! The Royal Opera House in Mumbai is Restored to its Former Glory __________________________________
  • NEW! iSING! – International Young Artists Festival in Suzhou, China __________________________________
  • Archives by Week

    Archives by Month

    Search S&H