Elegant Performances of Haydn, Bach, and Mendelssohn from SCO

20/04/2018

Haydn, C P E Bach, Mendelssohn: Philip Higham (cello), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Richard Egarr (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 19.4.2018. (SRT)

Philip Higham

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Karabits’s Intense Early Rachmaninov with Bournemouth SO

20/04/2018

Rachmaninov, TchaikovskyNemanja Radulović (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), The Lighthouse, Poole. 18.4.2018. (IL)

Kirill Karabits (left) with Nemanja Radulović, the soloist in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, in rehearsal

Kirill Karabits (left) with Nemanja Radulović in rehearsal

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A Satisfying and Interesting Recital with a Proustian Connection

19/04/2018

Beethoven, Debussy, Hahn, Fauré and Saint-Saëns: Chloë Hanslip (violin), Danny Driver (piano), Kings Place, London, 18.4.2018. (AS)

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Czech National Symphony Orchestra Proves Capable in Schubert, Beethoven and Dvořák

17/04/2018

Schubert, Beethoven and Dvořák: Pavel Kolesnikov (piano), Czech National Symphony Orchestra / Ben Palmer (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 16.4.2018. (AS) Read more

Unsuk Chin’s Typically Uncompromising New Work Fascinates

17/04/2018

Biber, Beethoven, Chin: Trinity Boys Choir, Philharmonia Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 15.4.2018. (CC)

Unsuk Chin’s Le Chant des Enfants des Étoiles (c) Katherine Leedale

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The Conductor’s Curse of Beethoven in Cardiff Strikes Again

15/04/2018

Beethoven, Schumann, Wagner: Rudolf Buchbinder (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Jonathan Bloxham (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 14.4.2018. (PCG) Read more

Mathias’s Third Symphony is a Revelation

15/04/2018

Mathias, Mozart, Bruch, Huw Watkins: Anneliene van Wauwe (clarinet), Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad (viola), Llŷr Williams (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Grant Llewellyn (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 13.4.2018. (PCG) Read more

Incomprehensible New Dessner Work and Disappointing Rachmaninov

15/04/2018

Stravinsky, Dessner and Rachmaninov: Katia Labèque (piano), Marielle Labèque (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / John Storgårds (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 13.4.2018. (AS) Read more

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