The Lammermuir Festival Has an Atmosphere – Musical and Otherwise – All of its Own

17/09/2018

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Schubert Piano Trios at Dirleton Kirk (c) Lammermuir Festival

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A Lot More Music Without Any Words Would Have Been Pause for Thought

15/09/2018

Pause (programme devised by Daniel Pioro)Scottish Ensemble, Daniel Pioro (solo violin), Jonathan Morton (artistic director & violin). Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, 14.9.2018. (SRT)

Scottish Ensemble (c) Hugh Carswell

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Brilliant Climax to Ironstone Chamber Music Festival

15/09/2018

Ironstone Chamber Music Festival – Strauss, Dvořák, Mendelssohn: Lucy Gould, Simon Blendis, Alex Redington, Jonathon Stone (violins), Hannah Shaw, Garfield Jackson (violas), Kate Gould, Richard Lester (cellos). St Etheldreda’s Church, Horley, Oxfordshire. 8.9.2018. (CP) Read more

Elisabeth Leonskaja is Triumphant in Mozart

15/09/2018

Mozart, Schoenberg, Webern: Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 14.9.2018. (CC) Read more

A Varied and Enjoyable Musical Party Rings Down the Curtain on the 2018 BBC Proms

10/09/2018

BBC PROM 75 – Hindemith, Berlioz, Roxanna Panufnik, Stanford, Parry, Arne and Elgar: Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), Jess Gillam (alto/soprano saxophone), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 8.9.2018. (AS)

Andrew Davis conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

BBC SO & Sir Andrew Davis (conductor) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Doric Quartet’s Superb Beethoven Launches the Wigmore Hall’s New Sunday Coffee Morning Series

10/09/2018

Haydn, Beethoven: Doric String Quartet (Alex Redington, Jonathan Stone, violins; Hélène Clément, viola; John Myerscough, cello). Wigmore Hall, London, 9.9.2018. (CC) Read more

A Superb Performance of Theodora as the Proms Season Nears its Close

09/09/2018

 BBC PROM 74 – Handel, Theodora (1749): Louise Alder (soprano) Theodora, Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor) Didymus,  Ann Hallenberg (mezzo) Irene, Benjamin Hulett (tenor) Septimus,  Tariz Nazimi (bass) Valens, Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 7.9.2018. (CC)

Louise Alder and Iestyn Davies (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Louise Alder and Iestyn Davies (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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A Magnificent, Imaginatively Presented Berlioz Prom

07/09/2018

BBC PROM 71 – Berlioz: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 5.9.2018. (CS)

Antoine Tamestit (viola) (c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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