Welter & Mystery: BBC Welsh Chorus and Orchestra Shine in Late Romantic Works

22/01/2017

Mahler, Bruckner: BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thomas Søndergård (conductor): BBC National Chorus of Wales / Adrian Partington (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 20.1.2017. (PCG) Read more

Myth and Magic from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

22/01/2017

Debussy, Stravinsky: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Daniele Gatti (conductor), Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai, 19.1.2017. (RP)

Gatti credit Anne Dokter

Daniele Gatti (c) Anne Dokter

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After Bruckner’s Second Symphony, Barenboim Gives a Memorable Coda

22/01/2017

Mozart, Bruckner: Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 20.1.2017 (BH) Read more

Emanuel Ax Fashions a Crowd-Pleasing Doubleheader

22/01/2017

Beethoven, Mozart: Emanuel Ax (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Bramwell Tovey (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 18.1.2017. (GN)

Emanuel Ax and Bramwell Tovey © Matthew Baird

Emanuel Ax and Bramwell Tovey © Matthew Baird

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Opera Warwick’s Die Fledermaus in Coventry

22/01/2017

Johann Strauss:  Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera Warwick / Paul McGrath (conductor), University of Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK, 19.1.2017. (RD)

Frank (Michael Green)and the Chorus go to the aid of the floored Eisenstein (Ross Kelly); photo credit - Warwick Opera.

Frank (Michael Green)and the Chorus go to the aid of the floored Eisenstein (Ross Kelly) (c) Peter Marsh/ashmorevisuals

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Joshua Bell and the ASMF: Wonderful Music-Making – and Smiles All Round!

21/01/2017

Beethoven, Mendelssohn: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Joshua Bell (director/violin), Cadogan Hall, London, 19.1.2017. (CS) Read more

Illuminating Bach from Butt and his Dunedin Consort

21/01/2017

J.S. Bach: Dunedin Consort/John Butt (director & keyboards), Emily Mitchell (soprano), Meg Bragle (alto), Nicholas Mulory (tenor), Jonathan Sells (bass), Katy Bircher (flute), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 20.1.2017. (SRT) Read more

The Liverpool Philharmonic offer some fine French music in Preston

21/01/2017

Liszt, Mozart, Ravel & Dukas: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor), Guild Hall, Preston, 15.1.2017. (MC) Read more

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