The Most Inspirational Orchestra Plays Wilson, Gershwin and Holst

08/05/2017

Wilson, Gershwin, Holst: Dominic Carter (piano), North Devon Sinfonia/Emma Kent (conductor), St Eustachius’ Parish Church, Tavistock. 6.5.2017. (PRB)

North Devon Sinfonia with Dominic Carter; photo credit Philip R Buttall.

North Devon Sinfonia with Dominic Carter (c) Philip R Buttall

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BBC NOW’s Kaleidoscopic Berlioz, Scintillating Rachmaninov – Hough and Zhang in Perfect Harmony

08/05/2017

Berlioz, Rachmaninov, Tan Dun: Stephen Hough (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Xian Zhang (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 5.5.2017 (PCG)

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Xian Zhang (c) Benjamin Ealovega/BBC

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Ott’s Refined Beethoven Holds Audience in the Palm of her Hand

08/05/2017

Brahms, Beethoven, Barry: Alice Sara Ott (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra & RSNO Chorus / James Feddeck (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 5.5.2017. (SRT) Read more

An Excellent, if Slightly Uneven, Wigmore Hall Recital from Karita Mattila

07/05/2017

Brahms, Wagner, Berg and Strauss: Karita Mattila (soprano), Ville Matvejeff (piano). Wigmore Hall, London. 6.5.2017. (JPr)

Mattila (c) Marica Rosengard

Karita Mattila (c) Marica Rosengard

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A superbly Imaginative Combination of Debussy and Boulez

07/05/2017

Debussy, Boulez: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano); Philharmonia Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Colin Greenfell (lighting). Royal Festival Hall, London, 4.5.2017. (CC) Read more

A Perceptive and Penetrating Partnership Between Alban Gerhardt and Steven Osborne

06/05/2017

Beethoven, Shostakovich: Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano), LSO St Luke’s, London, 4.5.2017. (CS)

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Alban Gerhardt (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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‘Kindred Spirits’: Padmore/Lewis Partnership Echoes that of Schubert and Müller

04/05/2017

Schubert, Die Schöne Müllerin: Mark Padmore (tenor) and Paul Lewis (piano). Birmingham Town Hall, 30.4.2017. (GR) Read more

Inspired Bach from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

03/05/2017

Bach, The Brandenburg Concertos: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. St John’s, Smith Square, London.  2.5.2017. (CC) Read more

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