Conflict, Confectionery and Bloodshed at Cheltenham 2012

10/07/2012

 Edward Rushton, Babur in London: The Opera Group, ensemble für neue musik zürich,  John Fulljames (director), Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham, 7.7.2012.

Babur: Omar Ebrahim
Nafisa:Kishani Jayasinghe
Saira: Annie Gill
Mo: Amar Mucchala
Faiz: Damian Thantrey

Debussy, Delius: Philip Smith (narrator), Wellensian Consort, Southbank Sinfonia, Neil Thomson (conductor), Town Hall, Cheltenham, 7.7.2012. (RJ) Read more

France and Singapore Intersect at Cheltenham 2012

08/07/2012

  Debussy: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, 6.7.2012. (RJ)

Debussy: Images (oubliées)
From Préludes Book I
From Études
Préludes Book 2, etc.

Debussy, Delius, Ravel, Holst: Melvyn Tan (piano), The Orchestra of the Music Makers / Chan Tze Law (conductor), Town Hall, Cheltenham, 6.7.2012. (RJ) Read more

Southbank Centre’s Bryn Fest with Bryn Terfel

08/07/2012

  The Golden Age of BroadwayBryn Terfel, Julian Ovenden, Clive Rowe, Hannah Waddingham and Emma Williams with Siân Phillips (speaker), Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Voicelab. Conductor: Gareth Valentine.

An Evening of Opera Classics: Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Oksana Dyka (soprano), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Gareth Jones. Royal Festival Hall, London, 4 and 5.7.2012. (JPr) Read more

New Music at Cheltenham 2012

06/07/2012

  Mozart, Goehr, Bridge, Brahms: Nash Ensemble, Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, 5.7.2012

Mozart: Piano Quartet No 1
Alexander Goehr: Largo Siciliano (premiere)
Frank Bridge: Phantasy Piano Quartet
Brahms: Trio in E flat, Op 40

Wood, Harvey, Supponen, Bingham, Swayne, Rautavaara, Tavener: BBC Singers, Nancy Ruffer (flute), Scott Lygate (clarinet), Oliver Lowe (percussion), David Hill (conductor), Cheltenham College Chapel, 5.7.2012 .(RJ) Read more

Bertrand Chamayou Impresses at Wigmore Hall

03/07/2012

  Debussy and Liszt: Bertrand Chamayou (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 2.7.2012 (MB) Read more

A Highly Rewarding Evening with Hayroudinoff and the LPO Soloists

02/07/2012

  Brahms, Schubert, Shostakovich: Rustem Hayroudinoff (piano), Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Wigmore Hall, London. 30.6.2012 (RB) Read more

Creative Collaborations in Cardiff make for Enjoyable Concerts

02/07/2012

  Gorb, Davoren, R.Strauss, Woolfenden: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera (with Students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama), Stephen Wood (conductor), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 28.6.2012(GP)

Mendelssohn, Bach, Grieg: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera (with Students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama), David Adams (violin), Catriona Mackinnon (oboe), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 28.6.2012(GP)

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Susan Graham: A London Recital Full of Delights

02/07/2012

  Purcell, Berlioz, Schubert, Schumann, et al.: Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Wigmore Hall, London. 29.6.2012 (MB) Read more

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