Sir András Schiff Impresses Particularly in Bach and Janáček

23/02/2017

Bach, Bartók, Janáček, Schumann:  Sir András Schiff (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 21.2.2016. (RB) Read more

A Stimulating Pairing of Rihm and Bruckner

23/02/2017

Rihm, Bruckner: Nicolas Hodges (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Lothar Koenigs. Barbican Hall, London, 22.2.2017. (CC) Read more

Pollini Continues to Astound in Chopin and Debussy

23/02/2017

Chopin, Debussy: Maurizio Pollini (piano). Royal Festival Hall, London, 21.2.2017. (CC) Read more

A Most Imaginatively Programmed Recital from Faust and Melnikov

22/02/2017

Szymanowski, Fauré, Françaix, Antheil: Isabelle Faust (violin), Alexander Melnikov (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 19.2.2017. (GD) Read more

The UK Premiere of a Long-Lost Stravinsky Work Opens a Marvellous Philharmonia Concert

21/02/2017

Stravinsky, Ravel, and Ligeti: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Rodolfus Choir, Philharmonia Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 19.2.2017. (MB) Read more

Rachel Nicholls Premieres Nicola LeFanu’s The Crimson Bird

18/02/2017

Schreker, LeFanu and Rachmaninov: Rachel Nicholls (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Ilan Volkov (conductor), Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 17.2.2017. (AS) Read more

Ligeti and Bartók Dominate the Ligeti Quartet’s Concert

18/02/2017

‘Melodicles’ – Ligeti, Mason, Harrison, Diabété, Bartók: Ligeti Quartet [Mandhira de Saram, Patrick Dawkins (violins), Richard Jones (viola), Val Welbanks (cello)]. Hall Two, Kings Place, 17.2.2017. (MB) Read more

1940s Brilliance, One of Shostakovich’s Most Dour Creations and Hindemith at his Most Majestic

17/02/2017

Antheil, Shostakovich, Hindemith: Leonard Elschenbroich (cello), BBC Philharmonic / John Storgårds (conductor), MediaCityUK, Salford. 15.2.2017. (RBa) Read more

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