Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s Expert Traversal of Ligeti’s Études

14/05/2018

Ligeti in Wonderland: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) plus post-performance discussion. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 12.5.2018. (CC)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (c) Marco Borggreve

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London Hears a Fine Celebration of the Parry Centenary

12/05/2018

 Parry, Elgar and Vaughan Williams: Natalie Clein (cello), Eleanor Dennis (soprano), Gloucester Choral Society, Oxford Bach Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 10.7.2018. (AS)

Natalie Clein

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A Remarkable Recital by Khatia Buniatishvili

11/05/2018

Brahms, Tchaikovsky/Pletnev, Liszt: Khatia Buniatishvili (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 9.5.2018. (CC)

Khatia Buniatishvili (c) Gavin Evans/Sony Classical

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Real Mastery from the Sacconi Quartet at Wigmore Hall

10/05/2018

Dove, Haydn, Janáček: Sacconi Quartet (Ben Hancox & Hannah Dawson [violins], Robin Ashwell [viola], Cara Berridge [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London, 8.5.2018. (CS)

Sacconi Quartet (c) Emilie Bailey

Sacconi Quartet (c) Emilie Bailey

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Dartington Community Choir and Quartet 19 In Concert

08/05/2018

Toch, Brubeck, Glass, Maxwell-Davies, Whibley, Orff: Dartington Community Choir, Simon Capet (conductor), Quartet 19 (percussion ensemble), Milly Forrest (soprano), Robert Jenkins (tenor), Julian Chou-Lambert (baritone), Clare Talbot (piano), Kristian Lindberg (piano, Harriet Riley (percussion), Great Hall, Dartington, 6.5.2018. (PRB)

Dartington Community Choir with Simon Capet (inset) (c) Philip R Buttall

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Flash Contemporarium Showcases Three World Premières

08/05/2018

Daniel Parsons and Luciano Williamson – Flash Contemporarium: Connor Fogel (piano), Andrew Martin (flute), Hiroko Sue (koto), Harvey Kelly (cello), chamber ensemble / Luciano Williamson (conductor). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 6.5.2018. (PCG) Read more

Scottish Opera’s Outstanding Performances of Rare Rachmaninov Operas

08/05/2018

Rachmaninov, Aleko and Francesca da Rimini: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Stuart Stratford (conductor), Theatre Royal Glasgow, 6.5.2018. (GT)

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The Parry Centenary Fittingly Celebrated in Gloucester

07/05/2018

Parry and his Pupils: A Centenary FestivalEleanor Dennis (soprano), Gloucester Choral Society, members of the Oxford Bach Choir, Choristers of Gloucester Cathedral Jonathan Hope (organ), Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor), Gloucester Cathedral 5.5.2018; and Derek Harris (piano), Saint Cecilia Singers/Jonathan Hope (conductor), Gloucester Cathedral 6.5.2018. (JQ) Read more

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