Prom 18:The End of Barenboim’s Beethoven Cycle – Rather a Mixed Experience

29/07/2012

 Prom 18: Beethoven: Anna Samuil (soprano), Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano), Michael König (tenor), René Pape (bass), National Youth Choir of Great Britain, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 18.7. 2012 (CC) Read more

Prom 17: Exquisite Late-Night Beethoven and Boulez at the Proms

29/07/2012

 Prom 17: Beethoven and Boulez,Hilary Summers (contralto), Members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 26.7.2012 (MB) Read more

More Superb Singing at Three Choirs Festival

29/07/2012

  Three Choirs Festival 5. Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), James Rutherford (baritone), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Nardone (conductor). Hereford Cathedral. 26.7.2012 (JQ) Read more

Roderick Williams: Masterly in English Song

28/07/2012

 Three Choirs Festival 4: Roderick Williams (baritone), Susie Allan (piano), Shirehall, Hereford, 26.7.2012 (JQ) Read more

Prom 16:Hugh Wood’s Piano Concerto and an Evocative La Mer

28/07/2012

 Prom 16: Elgar, Hugh Wood, Ravel, and Debussy: Joanna MacGregor (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 26.7.2012 (CG) Read more

A Splendid Three Choirs Pilgrimage to Canterbury

28/07/2012

  Three Choirs Festival 3: Susan Gritton (soprano),Alan Oke (tenor), Simon Bailey (bass-baritone), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Hereford Cathedral. 25.7.2012 (JQ) Read more

Prom 13: Barenboim’s Beethoven and Boulez Cycle Reaches its Penultimate Stage.

27/07/2012

 Prom 13: Beethoven and Boulez:Michael Barenboim (violin), Gilbert Nouno (IRCAM computer music designer) Jérémie Henrot (IRCAM sound engineer), West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 23.7.2012 (CG) Read more

The Three Choirs Festival Takes to The High Seas

25/07/2012

 Three Choirs Festival 1. Ailish Tynan (soprano), Owen Gilhooley (baritone), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Adrian Partington (conductor). Hereford Cathedral. 23.7.2012 (JQ) Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »

Recent Reviews

Season Previews

__________________________________
  • NEW! Edinburgh Usher Hall 2019-2020 Orchestral Season __________________________________
  • NEW! Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2020 Ring Cycles __________________________________
  • NEW! Roman River 2019 Festival __________________________________
  • 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! Bregenz Festival 17 July – 18 August 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Musikfest Berlin 2019 from 30 August to 19 September __________________________________
  • NEW! 2019 BBC Proms 19 July – 14 September __________________________________
  • NEW! Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! Zurich Opera House in 2019-20 __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Opera in 2019-2020 __________________________________
  • NEW! Adrian Partington Introduces the 2019 Three Choirs Festival in Conversation with John Quinn __________________________________
  • NEW! ENB in 2019-2020 and Updates on 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 __________________________________
  • Subscribe to Review Summary Newsletter

    Reviews by Reviewer

    News and Featured Articles

    __________________________________
  • NEW! CHORUS MASTER STEPHEN DOUGHTY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • UPDATED! Ron Howard’s Pavarotti in Cinemas 13 July (Preview) and Nationwide (15 July) __________________________________
  • NEW! MULTI-FACETED MUSICIAN JOY LISNEY IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT BEATTIE __________________________________
  • NEW! English National Ballet Announces Winners of Emerging Dancer 2019 __________________________________
  • NEW! CONDUCTOR THOMAS SANDERLING IN CONVERSATION WITH GREGOR TASSIE __________________________________
  • NEW! In August Fulham Opera’s Most Ambitious Project to Date – Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg __________________________________
  • R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM ANDRÉ PREVIN (1929-2019) __________________________________
  • NEW! CHRISTOPHE ROUSSET IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • CONDUCTOR ÁDÁM FISCHER IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL COOKSON __________________________________
  • MAESTRO RICCARDO FRIZZA IN CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA MOTA-BULL __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH GERMAN SOPRANO PETRA LANG __________________________________
  • HOW TO CONTACT SEEN AND HEARD INTERNATIONAL __________________________________
  • A Q&A WITH ITALIAN BARITONE FRANCO VASSALLO __________________________________
  • CONDUCTOR LAURENCE EQUILBEY IN CONVERSATION WITH COLIN CLARKE __________________________________
  • Search S&H

    Archives by Week

    Archives by Month