Departure and Discovery from Jonathan Biss

20/02/2017

Bach, Kurtág, Britten, Beethoven: Brentano Quartet, Jonathan Biss (piano), Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, 16.2.2017 (BJ)

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A Journey in Words, Music and Images: a ‘Parallel’ Winterreise at the Wigmore Hall

16/02/2017

Schubert, Winterreise – A Parallel Journey: Matthew Rose (bass), Gary Matthewman (piano) in collaboration with Victoria Crowe (artist). Wigmore Hall, London 15.2.2017 (CS)

Victoria Crowe, 'Into an Older Land'; (c) Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

Victoria Crowe’s ‘Into an Older Land’ (c) Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

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New Carmen Riffs on Picasso’s Guernica

15/02/2017

Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Harry Bicket (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 11.2.2017. (JLZ)

Ekaterina Gubanova and Joseph Calleja in 'Carmen' (Photo: Todd Rosenberg)

Ekaterina Gubanova and Joseph Calleja in Carmen (c) Todd Rosenberg

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A Witty and Intelligent Production finds Contemporary Relevance in Semele

15/02/2017

Handel, Semele: Mid Wales Opera, Soloists and Chorus, Academy of Ancient Music / Nicholas Cleobury, Richard Burton Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 8.2. 2017. (GPu)

Ellen Williams (Semele); photograph by Mathew Williams Ellis

Ellen Williams as Semele) (c) Mathew Williams Ellis

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Peter Stumpf’s Bach: Warmly Communicative and Technically Close to Impeccable

14/02/2017

Bach: Peter Stumpf (cello), Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 12.2.2017. (BJ) Read more

Devon Baroque Come Home on the Prevailing Winds

13/02/2017

Vivaldi, Boismortier, Telemann, Bach: Devon Baroque, Georgia Browne (flute), Sarah Humphrys (oboe/recorders), Oonagh Lee (oboe/recorders), Rebecca Hammond (bassoon), Emily White (sackbut), Persephone Gibbs (Artistic Director), Andrew Wilson-Dickson (Director), Great Hall, Dartington, 12.2 2017. (PRB)

Devon Baroque with Oonagh Lee and Sarah Humphrys (oboes); photo credit - Philip R Buttall.

Devon Baroque with Oonagh Lee and Sarah Humphrys (oboes) (c) Philip R Buttall

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Very High Standards Attained by Young RNCM Students

13/02/2017

Competition Final of the 32nd Annual Frederic Cox Award for Singing: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, 6.2.2017. (RJF) Read more

Emerging Young Musicians Shine at Wigmore Hall

10/02/2017

Mozart, Panufnik, Schubert, Françaix: Amy Harman (bassoon); Castalian String Quartet [Sini Simone and Daniel Roberts (violins), Charlotte Bonneton (viola), Christopher Graves (cello]; Laurène Durantel (double bass) Wigmore Hall, London. 7.2.2017. (LB) Read more

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