Elim Chan and the RNSO Offer a Russian Valentine to Glasgow

19/02/2019

Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev: Lukáš Vondrâček (pianist), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Elim Chan (conductor), Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 16.2.2019. (GT)

Elim Chan

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A Varied Diet of French Music from Simon Rattle and the LSO

19/02/2019

Rameau, Ravel, Poulenc, and Jolas: Daniil Trifonov (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 17.2.2019. (MB)

Daniil Trifonov

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A Display of Pianism of the Very Highest Order in Newton Abbott from a Top British Pianist

19/02/2019

Various: Martin James Bartlett (piano). Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot, 17.2.2019. (PRB)

Martin James Bartlett (c) Philip R Buttall

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Elīna Garanča’s Connection of Words and Music Was Sheer Perfection at Wigmore Hall

18/02/2019

Schumann, Wagner and Mahler: Elīna Garanča (mezzo-soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 17.2.2019. (JPr)

Elīna Garanča (c) Paul Schirnhofer/DG

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WNO’s Limited The Magic Flute Production Gets Redeemed by Some Excellent Singing

18/02/2019

Mozart, The Magic Flute: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Damian Iorio (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 15.2.2019. (GPu)

Tamino (Ben Johnson) (c) Bill Cooper

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Sir Andrew Davis Launches ‘Berlioz: The Ultimate Romantic’

17/02/2019

Berlioz: Dame Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Matthew Brook (bass), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor). BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 15.2.2019. (PCG)

Sir Andrew David © Dario Acosta

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Virtuosity, but not Veracity, from Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider at Wigmore Hall

16/02/2019

Beethoven, Brahms, Shostakovich, Prokofiev: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (violin), Robert Kulek (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.2.2019. (CS)

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen

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Bold, Imaginative Programming for CBSO’s Successful Nordic Night in Coventry

14/02/2019

Rautavaara, Sibelius, Grieg: Klara Ek (soprano), CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Mirga Gražinytė -Tyla (conductor). Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, 13.2.2019. (CP)

Mirga Gražinytė -Tyla (c) Vern Evans

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