The Rosamunde Trio Show Authority and Dignity but Not Enough Sparkle


Mozart, Brahms, Schubert: Rosamunde Trio (Martino Tirimo [piano], Ben Sayevich [violin], Daniel Veis [cello] Kings Place, London 12.11.2017. (CS) Read more

An Hour of Russian Delight and Illumination with The Prince Regent’s Band


Ewald, Böhme, Glazunov: The Prince Regent’s Band [Fraser Tannock, Richard Thomas (trumpets and cornets), Anneke Scott (althorn and French horn), Phil Dale (baritone and trombone), Jeff Miller (tuba)]. Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 7.11.2017. (GPu)


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John Wilson and the Philharmonia in a Distinguished Account of The Planets


Vaughan Williams and Holst: Sarah Tynan (soprano), Philharmonia Voices (ladies), Philharmonia Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 9.1.2017. (AS) Read more

The LSO Begins its Celebration of the Bernstein Centenary


Bernstein, Mahler: Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano), London Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop (conductor). Barbican Hall, London 9.11.2017. (CC) Read more

Refinement, Transparency, and Chamber-like Flexibility from Mark Elder and Britten Sinfonia


Mahler, Finzi and Brahms: Elisabeth Kulman (mezzo-soprano), Britten Sinfonia / Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 9.11.2017. (JPr)

Sir Mark Elder conducts Britten Sinfonia at the Barbican Hall, Thursday 9 November 2017. Photo by Mark Allan

Sir Mark Elder conducts the Britten Sinfonia (c) Mark Allan

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Bournemouth SO Plumbs Emotional Depth in Elgar’s Second Symphony


Ravel, Vaughan Williams, Elgar: Jack Liebeck (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Richard Farnes (conductor). Lighthouse, Poole 8.11.2017. (IL) Read more

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Visit Czech Rivers


Smetana, Dvořák, Strauss, Janáček, Liszt: Fatma Said and Llio Evans (sopranos), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Otto Tausk (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 3.11.2017, (PCG) Read more

Gardner’s Beautifully Balanced Belshazzar’s Feast is a Highlight of his Philharmonia Concert


Elgar, Joseph Phibbs and Walton: Mark van de Wiel (clarinet), Roland Wood (baritone), Philharmonia Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.11.17. (AS) Read more

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