From 3 to 5 to 6: Outstanding Chamber Music from the Gould Piano Trio and Friends

12/03/2017

Rachmaninov, Mozart, Tchaikovsky:  Gould Piano trio (Lucy Gould, violin;  Benjamin Frith, piano; Alice Neary, cello), David Adams (viola), Rosie Biss (cello), Cerys Jones (violin), Rebecca Jones (viola). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 18.2.2017. (GPu) Read more

The First Concert of the Hallé Elgar Festival is a Real Delight

12/03/2017

Elgar: Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano), Hallé / Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 9.3.2017. (MC) Read more

Fine Music-Making from two thirds of the Gould Piano Trio

10/03/2017

Field, Rachmaninov: Benjamin Frith (piano), Alice Neary (cello). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 17.2.2017. (GPu) Read more

Innovation and Reinvention Take the Stage

26/02/2017

Miranda, Baltas, Bonet, Butterscotch: Peninsula Arts Sinfonietta and Singers, Butterscotch (beatbox vocalist), Simon Ible (conductor). The House, Plymouth University. 25.2.2017. (PRB)

Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2017 (c) Philip R Buttall

Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2017 (c) Philip R Buttall

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Unusual Variety in the Vancouver Symphony’s 2017 New Music Festival

08/02/2017

2017 VSO New Music Festival: Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 24-29.1.2017. (GN)

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Reginald L. Mobley (alto) and Pacific Baroque Orchestra © Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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Time Stood Still and Stillness Reigned: Andreas Scholl in Recital

20/12/2016

Third Shanghai Baroque Festival – Dowland, Handel, Folk Songs: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Edin Karamazov (lute), Shanghai Symphony Hall-Chamber Hall, Shanghai, 18.12.2016. (RP)

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Andreas Scholl © Decca/James McMillan

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NEW! Budapest’s Chamber Music Festival Provides a Glimpse of Not Only an Existential But Also a Political Utopia

13/12/2016

Kamara.hu ‘Turning Point’ – Chamber Music Festival: Izabella Simon and Dénes Várjon (artistic directors), Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, 17-20.11.2016. (TKT)

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Izabella Simon and Dénes Várjon (artistic directors) (c) Andrea Felvégi

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Connolly Provides a Real Buzz at the Launch of the 2017 Leeds Lieder Festival

30/11/2016

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Schumann, Ravel, Ireland, Gurney, Britten: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) and Joseph Middleton (pianist), Howard Assembly Rooms, Leeds, 26.11.2016. (CF) Read more

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