Dazzling Rachmaninov from Trpčeski, Petrenko and Oslo Philharmonic


Grieg, Rachmaninov, Mahler: Simon Trpčeski  (piano), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Vasily Petrenko (conductor),  The Bridgewater Hall International Concert Series, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 8.3.2016. (MC) Read more

Benjamin Appl Excels Again in Schubert


Schubert: Benjamin Appl (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 6.3.2016 (MB) Read more

John Powell’s A Prussian Requiem Marks the World War I Centenary


Vaughan Williams, Elgar, John Powell: Jennifer Pike (violin), Sol Gabetta (cello), Javier Camarena (tenor), Ashley Riches (baritone), Philharmonia Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra/José Serebrier (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 6.3.2016 (CS) Read more

A Stimulating BBC Symphony Concert Despite the Distracting Visual Projections


Stravinsky, Britten and Wigglesworth: Barnabás Kelemen (violin), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 2.3.2016 (CS) Read more

Wells Virtuosi Show their Mettle in an Anglo-Czech Concert


Elgar, Finzi, Holst, Suk, Dvořák: Wells Virtuosi / Matthew Souter (conductor), Pittville Pump Room. Cheltenham, 3.3.2016. (RJ) Read more

Zukerman and the RPO on Great Form in Russian Favourite


Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff: Olga Kern (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Pinchas Zukerman (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London. 1.3.2016. (LB) Read more

Orlando: The English Concert Triumph Again in Handel


Handel, Orlando HWV31: (semi-staged performance) Soloists; English Concert/Harry Bickett (director). Barbican Hall, London 1.3.2016 (CC) Read more

Llŷr Williams Brings a Sense Of Poetry to Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto


C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven: Llŷr Williams (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Janiczek (violin/director), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 03.03.2016 (SRT) Read more

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