Boulez, Grime, and Mason at a Proms Saturday Matinée

05/09/2015

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 Proms Saturday Matinée 4, Boulez, Grime, and Mason:  London Sinfonietta, Thierry Fischer (conductor). Cadogan Hall, London. 29.8.2015 Read more

Rare Messiaen and Moving Bruckner from Scottish Orchestra

04/09/2015

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   BBC Prom 63 – Messiaen, Mozart and Bruckner: Igor Levit (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 2.9.2015 (AS) Read more

A Compelling George Benjamin Conducts a Trio of Masterworks

03/09/2015

Mostly Mozart Festival 2015 (3), Messiaen, Ligeti, Benjamin: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Hila Plitmann (soprano), Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano), International Contemporary Ensemble, George Benjamin (conductor). Alice Tully Hall, New York City. 16.8.2015 (BH) Read more

Portrait of a Young Protégé

03/09/2015

Mostly Mozart Festival 2015 (2), Dai Fujikura: International Contemporary Ensemble, Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center, New York City. 13.8.2015 (BH) Read more

A Sense of Wonder as Indelible “Skin” Arrives Onstage

03/09/2015

 Mostly Mozart Festival 2015 (1), George Benjamin, Written on Skin (U.S. stage premiere): Soloists, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Alan Gilbert (conductor), Katie Mitchell (director), David H. Koch Theater, New York City. 13.8.2015 (BH) Read more

San Francisco Symphony Pushes at Musical Boundaries

02/09/2015

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BBC Prom 61 –  Ives, Bartók, Beethoven: Yuja Wang (piano) San Francisco Symphony’/ Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London,  31.8.2015 (RB)

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Blockbuster End Augurs Well for Edinburgh Festival’s Future

02/09/2015

 Edinburgh International Festival 2015 (22) – Bartók & Stravinsky: Yefim Bronfman (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Usher Hall, 30.8.2015. (SRT) Read more

A Pleasing Chamber Prom Antidote to an Unseasonal Deluge

01/09/2015

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BBC Chamber Prom 8 – Barber, Debussy and Shostakovich: Emerson Quartet [Eugene Drucker & Philip Setzer (violins), Lawrence Dutton (viola), Paul Watkins (cello)], Elizabeth Leonskaja (piano), Cadogan Hall London, 31.8.2015 (CS) Read more

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