François Leleux and the SCO Make the Case for Serenades

29/03/2019

Wolf, Dvořák, Brahms: Scottish Chamber Orchestra / François Leleux (oboe/director), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 28.3.2019. (SRT)

François Leleux (c) Thomas Kost

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Bantock, Beamish and Sibelius from the BBC Philharmonic in Salford

28/03/2019

Bantock, Beamish, Sibelius: Martin Roscoe (piano), BBC Philharmonic / Rory Macdonald (conductor). BBC Philharmonic Studio, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, 27.3.2019. (RBa)

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Chelsea Opera Group Give a Glorious Performance of Boito’s Mefistofele

27/03/2019

Boito, Mefistofele (1881 version, concert performance): Soloists, Chorus of Chelsea Opera Group augmented by members from Opera Alegria and Highgate Choral Society, Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra / Matthew Scott Rogers (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 24.3.2019. (CC)

Chelsea Opera Group’s Mefistofele (c) Robert Workman

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Olga Kern’s Magnificent Rachmaninov with the RSNO in Glasgow

27/03/2019

Sibelius, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev: Olga Kern (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Thomas Søndergård (conductor), Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 23.3.2019. (GT)

Olga Kern (c) Fernando Baez

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The Schumann Quartet Reveal New Musical Relationships at Kings Place

25/03/2019

J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn, Glass, Webern, Janáček, Gershwin: Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann & Ken Schumann [violin], Liisa Randalu [viola], Mark Schumann [cello]), Kings Place, 22.3.2019. (CS)

Schumann Quartet

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Rewarding Pairing of Music by Fauré and Schumann at Wigmore Hall

25/03/2019

Fauré and Schumann: Joshua Bell (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Jeremy Denk (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 23.3.2019. (AS)

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

Steven Isserlis (c) Satoshi Aoyagi

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Joseph Swensen’s Beethoven and Sibelius is More Innovative Programming from the SCO

23/03/2019

Beethoven and Sibelius: Paul Lewis (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Joseph Swensen (conductor), City Halls, Glasgow, 15.3.2019. (GT)

Joseph Swensen

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Welsh National Opera Orchestra in a ‘Normal’ Concert in Cardiff

21/03/2019

Brahms, Mozart, Strauss: Paul Lewis (piano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra / Tomáš Hanus (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 20.3.2019. (PCG)

Tomáš Hanus

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