A Triumphant London Revival of Parry’s Judith

05/04/2019

Parry: Sarah Fox (soprano), Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Henry Waddington (bass-baritone), Crouch End Festival Chorus, London Mozart Players / William Vann (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 3.4.2019. (JQ)

William Vann

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Karabits’s ‘nobilmente’ Elgar in Poole

05/04/2019

Elgar, Saint-Saëns: Lucas Debargue (piano), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor). The Lighthouse, Poole, 3.4.2019. (IL)

Lucas Debargue (piano) & BSO

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Three Stimulating Works and Performances from the LSO and François-Xavier Roth

01/04/2019

Lang, Manoury, Shin, and Scriabin: London Symphony Chorus, LSO Community Choir, 500 Voices Participants (Simon Halsey [chorus director]) / Esmerelda Conde-Ruiz, Emily Dickens, Lucy Griffiths, David Lawrence, Jack Apperley (conductors), London Symphony Orchestra, François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Barbican foyers and Barbican Hall, London, 24.3.2019. (MB) Read more

Roman Simovic Rides to the Rescue with an Outstanding Concerto Performance at the Last Minute

01/04/2019

Strauss and Tchaikovsky: Roman Simovic (violin), London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 31.3.2019. (AS)

Roman Simovic (violin) & Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) (c) Mark Allan

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Juan Diego Flórez’s Memorable Gala Evening with the LPO

31/03/2019

Gala Evening with Juan Diego Flórez: Juan Diego Flórez (tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Sascha Goetzel (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 29.3.2019. (CC)

Juan Diego Flórez

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Richly Satisfying Mozart is the Highlight of Pinchas Zukerman’s Collaboration with the RPO

29/03/2019

 Vaughan Williams, Mozart and Beethoven: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman (violin and conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 28.3.2019. (AS)

Pinchas Zukerman, photo © Cheryl Mazak

Pinchas Zukerman © Cheryl Mazak

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Fine Russian Fare from Noseda and the LSO

29/03/2019

 Russian Roots – Rachmaninov, Balakirev/Casella, Shostakovich: Seong-jin Cho (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Gianandrea Noseda (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 28.3.2019. (CC)

Seong-Jin Cho (c) Harald Hoffmann

Seong-Jin Cho (c) Harald Hoffmann

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War Over The Ages: Pekka Kuusisto’s Startlingly Eclectic Programme in Glasgow

29/03/2019

Bartók, Biber, Crumb, Haydn, Messaien, and Ravel: Pekka Kuusisto (violinist/conductor), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, City Halls, Glasgow, 22.3.2019. (GT)

Pekka Kuusisto (c) Kaapo Kamu

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