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

Holzmair and Cooper: Enthralling in Mahler

01/11/2012

  Mahler: Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Imogen Cooper (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 28.10.2012 (MB) Read more

Graceful, Precise Conducting from Skrowaczewski at 89

31/10/2012

  Brahms, Bruckner, Shostakovich: Garrick Ohlsson (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Stanislav Skrowaczewski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 26.10.12 (GD)  Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! The Leeds Lieder Concert Series 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! The 18th Oxford Lieder Festival from 11 to 26 October 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! Anjali Dance Company Genius UK Tour 2019 __________________________________
  • 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! Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Zurich Opera House in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • UPDATED! English National Opera in 2019-2020 and New Artistic Director __________________________________
  • NEW! ENB in 2019-2020 and Opening of 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 __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Free Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! HarrisonParrott celebrates 50 years at the Royal Festival Hall __________________________________
  • NEW! Highgate International Chamber Music Festival’s Beethoven 249 in November __________________________________
  • NEW! PIANIST JAMES LISNEY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • NEW! SOPRANO ANGELA GHEORGHIU IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL COOKSON __________________________________
  • NEW! The Joys of the Marlboro Music Festival: Chamber Music’s Best-Kept Secret __________________________________
  • NOW REVIEWED! MATTHEW BOURNE’S ROMEO AND JULIET IN CINEMAS FROM 22 OCTOBER __________________________________
  • NEW! CELLIST JOHANNES MOSER IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN __________________________________
  • 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 __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month