Sacred and Profane in Edinburgh

11/11/2012

 Adès, Vaughan Williams, Orff: Valentina Farcas (soprano), Daniel Taylor (countertenor), Audun Iversen (baritone), RSNO Chorus, RSNO Junior Chorus, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 9.11.2012 (ST) Read more

Czech Musicians Do Dvořák Proud in Cardiff

10/11/2012

 Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák: Igor Tchetuev (piano), Prague Symphony Orchestra, Heiko Mathias Förster (conductor). St. David’s Hall, Cardiff. 8.11.2012 (PCG) Read more

Massenet and Martinů Provide an Interesting Triple Bill

09/11/2012

 Massenet and Martinů: Singers and orchestra of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Peter Robinson (conductor). Silk Street Theatre, London, 5.11.2012. (JPr) Read more

Francesco Piemontesi: Persuasive in Debussy

08/11/2012

  Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, and Debussy: Francesco Piemontesi (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 7.11.2012 (MB) Read more

Oliver Knussen’s Sixtieth Birthday Celebrated in Style

07/11/2012

  Total Immersion – Oliver Knussen at 60: Soloists, Guildhall New Music Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Richard Baker, Oliver Knussen (conductors). Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Barbican Hall, London, 4.11.2012 (MB) Read more

Vänskä’s Dramatic, Naturally Paced Rachmaninov

04/11/2012

 Nielsen, Dvořák, Rachmaninov: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London. 2.11.2012 (CD) Read more

A Brilliant Recital by Benjamin Grosvenor

03/11/2012

 Bach, Chopin, Scriabin, Granados, Schulz-Evler: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 31.10.2012 (RB) Read more

The Arditti Quartet in a Typically Testing Programme

01/11/2012

  Clarke, Abrahamsen, Saunders, Rihm:  Arditti Quartet, Wigmore Hall, London, 31.10.2012 (MB) Read more

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