Kissin’s Barbican Recital: A Supreme Technician Who Only Occasionally Touched the Soul

10/02/2019

Chopin, Schumann, Debussy and Scriabin: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Barbican Hall, London 6.2.2019. (CSa)

Evgeny Kissin © Sheila Rock

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Karina Canellakis Impresses with the BBCSO in Beethoven and Larcher’s Alle Tage

10/02/2019

Larcher, Beethoven: Thomas Oliemans (baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Karina Canellakis (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 8.2.2019. (CC)

Karina Canellakis © Todd Rosenberg

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Andrew Gourlay Proves to be in Assured Control of the BBC Philharmonic in Lancaster

09/02/2019

Mendelssohn, Edward Cowie, Tchaikovsky: Julian Bliss (clarinet), BBC Philharmonic / Andrew Gourlay (conductor), Great Hall, Lancaster University, Lancashire, 7.2.2019. (MC) Read more

Pappano Conducts Russian Masterworks with Anita Rachvelishvili and the ROH Orchestra

09/02/2019

2018-19 Orchestral Concert – Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, and Tchaikovsky: Anita Rachvelishvili (mezzo-soprano), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 8.2.2019. (JPr)

Anita Rachvelishvili (c) Dario Acosta

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Peter Eötvös Leads the Philharmonia in the UK Premiere of his Multiversum

09/02/2019

Schoenberg, Bartók, Stravinsky and Eötvös: Iveta Apkalna (organ), László Fassang (Hammond organ), Philharmonia Orchestra / Peter Eötvös (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 8.2.2019. (AS)

Peter Eötvös © Marco Borggreve

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Beatrice Rana’s Thrilling London Recital Far Exceeds Expectations

08/02/2019

Chopin, Ravel, Stravinsky/Agosti: Beatrice Rana (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 8.2.2019. (CC)

Beatrice Rana (c) Marie Staggat

Beatrice Rana (c) Marie Staggat

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Intellectual Curiosity and Musical Insight from the Britten Sinfonia at Wigmore Hall

08/02/2019

Mozart, Skryabin, Britten, Colin Matthews, R. Strauss: Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Britten Sinfonia, Wigmore Hall, London, 6.2.2019. (CS)

Nicholas Daniel (c) Eric Richmond

Nicholas Daniel (c) Eric Richmond

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In Edinburgh the Dunedin Consort Explore the Young Handel’s Genius

06/02/2019

Handel: Rowan Pierce (soprano), Matthew Brook (bass), Dunedin Consort, John Butt (director), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 5.2.2019. (SRT)

Dunedin Consort (c) Alfonso Leal del Ojo

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