Polished, Fast Moving Salad Days at Buxton

02/08/2013

 Slade & Reynolds, Salad Days: North West Productions / Robert Owen (conductor and director), Buxton Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, Pavilion Theatre, Buxton, 29.7.2013  (RJW)
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Wozzeck in Madrid: Better the Last Time

06/06/2013

 Berg: Wozzeck, Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus, Sylvain Cambreling (conductor), Madrid Teatro Real, 3.6.2013 (JMI). Read more

Banjo in Bluegrass, Jazz and Bach—and the National Anthem

20/05/2013

 Béla Fleck (banjo), SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco. 16.5.2013 (HS) Read more

Lavish, Thoughtful Staging of Oklahoma!

17/05/2013

 Rogers&Hammerstein,Oklahoma!: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago, James Lowe, (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 4.5.2013 (JLZ) Read more

Hiromi Bends a Piano to Her Will

09/04/2013

 Hiromi, The Trio Project: Hiromi Uehara (piano), Anthony Jackson (contrabass guitar), Simon Phillips (drums), SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco. 4.4.2013 (HS) Read more

Intriguing Double Bill from Music Theatre Wales

27/03/2013

 Mendonça, Maxwell Davies: Helen-Jane Howells (soprano), Nia Roberts (actress), Kelvin Thomas (King), Music Theatre Wales, Michael Raffery (conductor), Doris Soutzker Hall, Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 16.3.2013 (PCG) Read more

Enjoyable and Energetic Show from Champion Dancers

14/03/2013

 Burn the Floor: Robin Windsor, Kristina Rihanoff, Karen Hauer and 15 dancers; Peter Saul Blewden and Vonzell Solomon (vocals); Will Fry (percussion), Torquil Munro (keyboards) Andy Jones (guitar) / Joe Malone (musical director & drums); Jason Gilkison (director and choreographer), Shaftesbury Theatre, London 11.3.2013. (JPr) Read more

Has-Been, Would-Be and If-Only-If

07/03/2013

 Elio Pandolfi at the Teatro Ghione, Rome. 05.03.2013 (JB) Read more

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