Three Young Pianists Impress in Brant International Piano Competition Final

03/07/2017

2017 Brant International Piano Competition Final: Andrey Ivanov, Ryan Drucker, Gen Li (piano), Birmingham Town Hall, 1.7.2017. (CS)

Ryan Drucker

Ryan Drucker

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Glimpse of Heaven on Earth as ENO Perform The Dream of Gerontius at the Royal Festival Hall

03/07/2017

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius (semi-staged by Lucy Carter): Gwyn Hughes Jones (tenor, Gerontius); Patricia Bardon (mezzo, Angel); Matthew Rose (bass, Priest/Angel of the Agony); BBC Singers; Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera / Simone Young. Royal Festival Hall, London, 1.7.2017. (CC)

Gwyn Hughes Jones, Simone Young, conducting and Patricia Bardon in The Dream of Gerontius by Elgar @ Royal Festival Hall. Directed by Lucy Carter. Conductor, Simone Young. (Opening 01-07-17) ©Tristram Kenton 06-17 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Gwyn Hughes Jones, Simone Young (conducting) & Patricia Bardon in The Dream of Gerontius
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‘Beautiful Modulations’: Welsh Camerata offer an Evening of Edwardian Partsong

02/07/2017

Various – Edwardian Summer: Welsh Camerata, Andew Wilson-Dickson (piano* and director), Canton Uniting Church, Cardiff, 30.6.2017. (PCG) Read more

German Adventures—Romance and Conflict

29/06/2017

Strauss, Wagner, Weill: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo), BBC Philharmonic / Martyn Brabbins (conductor), BBC Philharmonic Studio, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, 28.6.2017. (RBa) Read more

Tales of Travel Season Culminates in Rare Outing for Korngold Symphony

28/06/2017

Bartók, Prokofiev, Korngold: Beatrice Rana (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales /B Tommy Andersson (conductor), Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 23.6.2017. (PCG) Read more

‘Entirely Musician’: High Romantic Passion Abounds in Llŷr Williams’ Recital

28/06/2017

Various, Llŷr Williams (piano). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 15.6.2017. (GPu)

Llyr Williams; photo credit - Benjamin Ealovega.

Llyr Williams (c) Benjamin Ealovega

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The Monastery’s Acoustics and Hard Walls Marred the Appreciation on the Concert

28/06/2017

Verdi: Soloists, St. George’s Singers with the Sheffield Chorale, Stockport Symphony Orchestra / Neil Taylor (conductor). Manchester Monsatery, 25.6.2017. (RJF) Read more

Telemann Honoured in Style by Florilegium

26/06/2017

Telemann 250th Anniversary Concert:  Florilegium [Marta Goncalves (flute); Bojan Cicic,  Magdalena Loth-Hill (violins); Elitsa Bogdanova (viola); Jennifer Motsches (cello); Reiko Ichise (viola da gamba); Carina Cosgrove (double-bass); Pawel Siwczak (harpsichord/chamber organ)] / Ashley Solomon (flute/director) with Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano). Wigmore Hall, London, 25.6.2017. (CC) Read more

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