Jeffrey Skidmore’s Monteverdi Vespers in Cardiff

09/04/2019

Monteverdi: Ex Cathedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts / Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 4.4.2019. (PCG)

Jeffrey Skidmore (c) Neil Pugh

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Osmo Vänskä Shows his Pedigree in Sibelius with the LPO

06/04/2019

Bax, Grieg and Sibelius: Jan Lisiecki (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Osmo Vänskä (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.4.2019. (AS)

Jan Lisiecki (c) Mathias Bothor/DG

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Superb Prokofiev from Matsuev, Kochanovsky and the Philharmonia

06/04/2019

Prokofiev, Shostakovich: Denis Matsuev (piano); Philharmonia Orchestra / Stanislav Kochanovsky (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 4.4.2019. (CC)

Denis Matseuv

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Sellars and Rattle Retell Bach’s St John with Power and Passion

06/04/2019

J.S. Bach, St John’s Passion: Choir (Simon Halsey, chorus master) and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 2.4.2019. (CSa)

Christine Rice, George Nigl, Roderick Williams & Mark Padmore
in QAE’s St John Passion (c) Tristram Kenton

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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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