John Wilson’s Second All-English Programme in Manchester in Four Days

14/04/2019

Bax, Walton, Vaughan Williams: James Ehnes (violin), BBC Philharmonic / John Wilson (conductor). Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 13.4.2019. (RBa)

James Ehnes (c) Ben Ealovega

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La mer is the Highlight of Edward Gardner’s French LPO Programme

11/04/2019

Debussy, Saint-Saëns and Ravel: Stephen Hough (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 10.4.2019. (AS)

Edward Gardner

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John Wilson Conducts the BBC Philharmonic in an All-English Programme

11/04/2019

Holst, Ireland, Walton, Bax: BBC Philharmonic / John Wilson (conductor). BBC Philharmonic Studio, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, 10.4.2019. (RBa)

John Wilson (c) Jason Alden

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Excellent Vaughan Williams from Mark Wigglesworth and the RPO

10/04/2019

Delius, Walton, Vaughan Williams: Samuel West (narrator), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 9.4.2019. (AS)

Mark Wigglesworth (c) Ben Ealovega

Mark Wigglesworth (c) Ben Ealovega

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Jeffrey Skidmore’s Monteverdi Vespers in Cardiff

09/04/2019

Monteverdi: Ex Cathedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts / Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 4.4.2019. (PCG)

Jeffrey Skidmore (c) Neil Pugh

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Osmo Vänskä Shows his Pedigree in Sibelius with the LPO

06/04/2019

Bax, Grieg and Sibelius: Jan Lisiecki (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Osmo Vänskä (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.4.2019. (AS)

Jan Lisiecki (c) Mathias Bothor/DG

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Superb Prokofiev from Matsuev, Kochanovsky and the Philharmonia

06/04/2019

Prokofiev, Shostakovich: Denis Matsuev (piano); Philharmonia Orchestra / Stanislav Kochanovsky (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 4.4.2019. (CC)

Denis Matseuv

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Sellars and Rattle Retell Bach’s St John with Power and Passion

06/04/2019

J.S. Bach, St John’s Passion: Choir (Simon Halsey, chorus master) and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 2.4.2019. (CSa)

Christine Rice, George Nigl, Roderick Williams & Mark Padmore
in QAE’s St John Passion (c) Tristram Kenton

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