Jurowski’s Revelatory Account of Vaughan Williams’s Last Symphony

26/01/2017

Kancheli, Martinů and Vaughan Williams: Isabelle van Keulen (viola), London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 25.1.2017. (AS) Read more

Emanuel Rimoldi has something fresh to say and it’s worth hearing

26/01/2017

Mozart, Schumann, Liszt and Rachmaninov: Emanuel Rimoldi (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 24.1.2017. (CS) Read more

Magnificent Messiaen from Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich

25/01/2017

Brahms and Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich (pianos). St John’s, Smith Square, London, 24.1.2017. (MB) Read more

Complexity Without Sentimentality From Ax

24/01/2017

Schubert, Chopin: Emanuel Ax (piano), presented by Cal Performances, Hertz Hall, University of California, Berkeley. 22.1.2017. (HS) Read more

A Very Satisfying Bruckner Ninth from Andris Nelsons and the Philharmonia

23/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Paul Lewis (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 22.1.2017. (AS) Read more

From Russia With Love – Temirkanov and the St Petersburg Phil in a Night of Refined Playing

23/01/2017

Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Shostakovich: John Lill (piano), St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra / Yuri Temirkanov (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 22.1.2017. (SRT) Read more

Much to Admire in the LPO’s Fidelio – but not the Misguided Semi-Staging

23/01/2017

Beethoven – Fidelio (semi-staged performance): Soloists, Simon Williams and Helen Ryan (narrators), London Voices, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski. Royal Festival Hall, London 21.1.2017. (JPr)

Fidelio, Belief & Beyond Belief.

LPO’s Fidelio (c) Simon Jay Price

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A Great Bruckner 5 from Andris Nelsons and the Philharmonia

22/01/2017

Bruckner: Philharmonia Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London. 19.1.2017. (GD) Read more

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