London’s Commemoration Of Mahler’s Death Winds Down With Yet Another Performance Of His Eighth Symphony

24/11/2011

 Mahler: Symphony No 8, ‘Symphony of a Thousand,’ Barts Choir, Wimbledon Choral Society, New London Singers, Berkshire Young Voices, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ivan Setterfield (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London 21.11.2011 (JPr) Read more

Tchaikovsky and Bruckner: High Expectations, Poor Results

21/11/2011

 Tchaikovsky, Bruckner: Janine Jansen (violin) ,London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Osmo Vänskä (conductor) , Royal Festival Hall, London, 16.11.11 (GD) Read more

An Italian in Manchester: Sollima Plays Cello in Diverse Programme

21/11/2011

 Respighi, Boccherini and Sollima: Manchester Camerata/Giovanni Sollima (director/cello), Giovanni Guzzo (director/violin), Hannah Roberts (cello), Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 18.11.2011 (MC) Read more

Naked Classics: All About Sibelius

19/11/2011

 Naked Classics: Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony: Paul Rissmann (presenter), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Christian Kluxen (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 18.11.2011 (SRT) Read more

Till Fellner and the Minetti Quartet in a Very Satisfying Collaboration at the Wigmore Hall

16/11/2011

 Szymanowski, Mozart, Dvorak: Minetti Quartet, Till Fellner (piano). Wigmore Hall,London 14.11.2011 (RB)

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The Arensky Chamber Orchestra Serves Up Delightful Musical Cocktails

13/11/2011

  Stravinsky, Wagner, and Ravel: Melvyn Tan (piano), Arensky Chamber Orchestra, William Kunhardt (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London, 10.11.2011 (MB) Read more

Rarely Heard Zemlinsky Is the Highlight as Xian Zhang Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

13/11/2011

   Bartók, Nielsen, Zemlinsky. Gareth Davies (flute), London Symphony Orchestra, Xian Zhang. Barbican Hall, London, 9. 11. 2011 (CC) Read more

Bach, Scarlatti, d’Anglebert and the Quickness of Decay

12/11/2011

   D’Anglebert, J.S. Bach, D. Scarlatti:  Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 11.11.2011 (GPu) Read more

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