Exemplary Teamwork in Missa solemnis

21/05/2018

Beethoven: Camilla Tilling (soprano), Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor) Luca Pisaroni (bass-baritone), London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 20.5.2018. (AS) Read more

Ashkenazy Presents Prokofiev Rarities

21/05/2018

Prokofiev: Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Crouch End Festival Chorus, students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, students of the Royal Academy of Music, Aidan Oliver (voice of Lenin), Philharmonia Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra /Vladimir Ashkenazy, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 18.5.2018. (PCG) Read more

Jonas Kaufmann Proves Less than Ideally Suited to Lieder by Richard Strauss

20/05/2018

Korngold, R. Strauss and Elgar: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Jochen Rieder (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 19.5.2018. (AS)

Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), BBC SO & Jochen Rieder (conductor) (c) Mark Allan/Barbican

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Barts Choir and the Philharmonia in a Varied and Colourful Programme

18/05/2018

Parry, Ravel, Respighi and Walton: Ashley Riches (bass-baritone), Barts Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra / Ivor Setterfield (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 17.5.2018. (AS) Read more

Sakari Oramo Leads a Fine Account of The Dream of Gerontius

18/05/2018

Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius: Stuart Skelton (tenor), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Alan Ewing (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 16.5.2018. (CC)

Sakari Oramo (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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Vale of Glamorgan Festival Begins Its 50th Anniversary Celebrations

18/05/2018

Various composers, Vale of Glamorgan Festival: Ensemble Midtvest, Penarth Pier Pavilion, 16.5.2018. (PCG) Read more

Krzysztof Urbański and RPO Excel in The Firebird

17/05/2018

Stravinsky and Beethoven: Kirill Gerstein (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbański (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 16.5.2018. (AS)

Krysztof Urbański (c) Marco Borggreve

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Impressive Shostakovich from the Schumann Quartet

16/05/2018

Shostakovich, Schubert: Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann & Alexander Sachs [violins], Liisa Randalu [viola], Mark Schumann [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 14.5.2018. (CS) Read more

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