A Screening of Mica Levi’s Remarkable Under the Skin With Live Music

06/04/2017

Mica Levi – Under the Skin (screening of 2013 film with live performance of soundtrack): Sound Intermedia; London Sinfonietta / Jonathan Berman (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 4.4.2017. (CC) Read more

A Fine Conclusion to the Chilingirian Quartet’s Bartók Cycle

04/04/2017

Mozart, Bartók, Beethoven: Chilingirian Quartet (Levon Chilingirian & Ronald Birks [violins], Susie Mészáros [viola], Stephen Orton [cello]), Kings Place, London, 2.4.2017. (CS)

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A True Celebration of the Excellence of the New York Philharmonic

04/04/2017

Adams, Salonen: Yo-Yo Ma (cello); Ella Wahlström (sound design); New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Alan Gilbert (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 2.4.2017. (CC)

Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Yo-Yo Ma as soloist in Esa-Pekka Salonen Cello Concerto at Barbican Centre, 2 April, 2017. Photo by Chris Lee

Alan Gilbert (conductor), Yo-Yo Ma (cello) and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra (c) Chris Lee

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A North-American theme in Manchester

03/04/2017

Harbison, Barber, Rachmaninov: James Ehnes (violin), BBC Philharmonic / James Feddeck (conductor). Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 1.4.2017. (RBa) Read more

New Light Cast on the Piccolo’s Possibilities: Piccolo virtuoso Peter Verhoyen

03/04/2017

Milhaud, Auric, Poulenc, Vande Ginste, Ravel, Damare: Peter Verhoyen (piccolo), Zoe Smith (piano). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 10.3.2017. (GPu) Read more

Persuasive Performances of Beethoven’s First and Last Reveal a Pioneering Symphonist 

03/04/2017

Beethoven: Elin Pritchard (soprano), Samantha Price (mezzo-soprano), Alexander James Edwards (tenor), Thomas Faulkner (bass), Cardiff Ardwyn Singers, Cardiff Polyphonic Choir, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra / Michael Sanderling (conductor) St David’s Hall Cardiff, 1.4.2017. (PCG) Read more

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic on Distinguished Form at the Barbican

01/04/2017

Bartók and Mahler: Christina Landshamer (soprano), New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Alan Gilbert (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 31.3.2017. (JPr)

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Alan Gilbert, Christina Landshamer and the New York Philharmonic (c) Chris Lee

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Andsnes and Hamelin Just Miss that Crucial Spark as a Duo

01/04/2017

Mozart, Stravinsky, Debussy: Leif Ove Andsnes, Marc-André Hamelin (pianos). Wigmore Hall, London, 30.3.2017. (CC) Read more

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