Prom 69: Impressive Messiaen and Mahler from Chailly and Gewandhausorchester

04/09/2012

 Messiaen and Mahler: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Riccardo Chailly (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 2.9.2012. (JPr) Read more

‘Blue Moon’ Shines on the Blackdowns Early Music Festival

04/09/2012

 Ego sum qui sum, European Sacred Music c. 1460 – 1596: Blackdowns Early Music Projects Vocal Ensemble, JanJoost van Elburg (Director) All Saints’ Church, Culmstock, East Devon, 2.9.2012 (BK) Read more

EIF 21: Exhilaration and Darkness from Scottish Chamber Orchestra

02/09/2012







 Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Alina Pogostkina (violin), Anja Kampe (soprano), Willard White (bass-baritone), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Robin Ticciati (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 31.8.2012 (SRT) Read more

Prom 64: Virtuoso Playing of Lutoslawski and Brahms

02/09/2012

 Brahms, Lutosławski: Yefim Bronfman (piano); Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 31.8.2012. (CC) Read more

Prom 63: Rattle Successfully Takes Berlin Phil out of their Comfort Zone

31/08/2012

 Ligeti, Wagner, Sibelius, Debussy, Ravel: Berlin Philharmonic / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 30.8.12 (GDn)

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Prom 57: Gatti and Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra on Fine Form

28/08/2012

  Wagner, Berg, Strauss, and Ravel: Frank-Peter Zimmermann (violin), Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.8.2012 (MB) Read more

Impressive Brahms Performance from Jayson Gillham

28/08/2012

  Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy, Britten, Brahms: Jayson Gillham (piano), The Great Hall, Wellington School, Wellington, Somerset, 25.08.2012 (AB) Read more

EIF 19: Anguish and Intensity in Henschel’s Delivery of Jedermann Monologues

27/08/2012

 

 

 

 

 Korngold, Wolf, Martin, Mahler: Dietrich Henschel (baritone)), Steven Osborne (piano), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 27.8.2012 (SRT) Read more

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