Semyon Bychkov Conducts Mahler’s Third. A Qualified Success.

02/04/2012

  Mahler: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 1.4.2012 (MB) Read more

Outstanding Saint-Saëns from Alina Ibragimova

01/04/2012

  Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Rachmaninov: Alina Ibragimova (violin), Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse / Tugan Sokhiev (conductor), St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 29. 3.2012 (GPu) Read more

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Good Form under Charles Dutoit

31/03/2012

  Beethoven, R. Strauss:  Julia Fischer (violin); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit. Royal Festival Hall, London, 30.3.2012 (CC) Read more

James Lisney Gives UK Premiere of Jan Vriend’s Meden Agan

30/03/2012

  Beethoven, Janáček, Jan Vriend: Paul Barritt (violin), James Lisney (piano), Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham. 28.3.2012.  (RJ) Read more

Stand-in Matthew Coorey Impresses in Finale of Mahler’s Ninth

30/03/2012

  Mozart, Mahler:  Lisa Batiashvili (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Matthew Coorey (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.3.2012 (GD) Read more

Macedonian Pianist Provides High Voltage Saint-Saëns

28/03/2012

Debussy, SaintSaëns, Berlioz: Simon Trpčeski (piano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra ,Vasily Petrenko (conductor), Guildhall, Preston 26.3.2012 (MC) Read more

Vengerov, Temirkanov and the St Petersburg Philharmonic Excel in Russian Music

27/03/2012

Prokofiev, Shostakovich:  Maxim Vengerov (violin), St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 24.3.2012 (CC) Read more

A Veteran Pianist from Japan Gives a London Recital

27/03/2012

Chopin, Toshiya Sukegawa, Bach, Mussorgsky, Liszt: Ingrid Fuzjko Hemming (piano),  Cadogan Hall, London. 24.3.2012 (RB) Read more

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