Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Williams’ Beethoven sonata cycle “a revelation.”

17/08/2011

The Beethoven Concert Series at Greyfriars Kirk (2) – Llŷr Williams (piano), Greyfriars Kirk, 16.8.2011 (SRT) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (2) – Stefan Vladar displays outstanding pianism in Mahler song recital

14/08/2011

Mahler: Bo Skovhus (bar) & Stefan Vladar (piano), Queen’s Hall, 13.8.2011 (SRT) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (9) – Choral perfection achieved in less than a week

14/08/2011

Weelkes, Byrd, Tomkins, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Stanford, Rubbra, Howells, Lauridson, Tavener, Finzi: Eton Choral Course, Tim Johnson (conductor), Tom Winpenny (organ), Tewkesbury Abbey, 12.8.2011 (RJ) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (8) – A wonderful account of Brahms’s Requiem in Worcester

14/08/2011

Vaughan Williams, Brahms: Peter Atkinson (narrator), Elizabeth Watts (soprano), William Dazeley (baritone), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Bowen. Worcester Cathedral, 12.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 (1) – A neglected Schumann oratorio opens the Season

13/08/2011

  Schumann, Das Paradies und die Peri:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Edinburgh Festival Chorus and soloists Sir Roger Norrington (conductor), Usher Hall, 12. 8.2011 (SRT)

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Llŷr Williams plays epic Beethoven on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

13/08/2011

  The Beethoven Concert Series at Greyfriars Kirk (1) – Llŷr Williams (piano), Greyfriars Kirk, 12. 8.2011 (SRT) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (7) – Young Scottish Musicians propel Worcester into the 21st Century.

13/08/2011

Ravel, Mahler, James MacMillan: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Christoph-Mathias Mueller (conductor), Jane Irwin (soprano), Worcester Cathedral, 11.8.2011 (RJ) Read more

Three Choirs Festival 2011 (5) – Sir Andrew Davis’ fine performance of an Elgar rarity

12/08/2011

   Elgar,  Caractacus, Op. 35 (1898):  Judith Howarth (soprano) (Eigen), Ben Johnson (tenor) (Orbin). Peter Savidge (baritone) (Caractacus), Stephen Roberts (baritone) (Arch-Druid  & Bard), Brindley Sherratt (bass) (Claudius), Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis. Worcester Cathedral. 10.8.2011 (JQ) Read more

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