A Delightful, Varied Concert from Ensemble 360

05/02/2018

Janáček, Mozart, and Beethoven: Ensemble 360. Wigmore Hall, London, 3.2.2018. (MB) Read more

Widmann and the Hagen Quartet Penetrate to the Heart of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet.

01/02/2018

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Hagen Quartet

Webern, Widmann, and Mozart: Hagen Quartet (Lukas Hagen (violin), Rainer Schmidt (violin), Veronika Hagen (viola), Clemens Hagen (cello)), Jörg Widmann (clarinet). Wigmore Hall, London, 30.1.2018. (MB) Read more

An Outstanding Exploration of Debussy by François-Xavier Roth and the LSO

26/01/2018

Debussy: Cédric Tiberghien (piano), Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus (chorus director: Simon Halsey), London Symphony Orchestra / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 25.1.2018. (MB) Read more

Quatuor Diotima Offer a ‘Shock of the New’ in Szymanowski, Saunders and Schubert

19/01/2018

Szymanowski, Rebecca Saunders, and Schubert: Quatuor Diotima (Yun-Peng Zhao, Constance Ronzatti (violins), Franck Chevalier (viola), Pierre Morlet (cello)). Wigmore Hall, London, 18.1.2018. (MB) Read more

Musical Excellence from the Modigliani Quartet at the Wigmore Hall

15/01/2018

Haydn and Brahms: Modigliani Quartet (Amaury Coeytaux, Loïc Rio (violins), Laurent Marfaing (viola), François Kieffer (cello)). Wigmore Hall, London, 14.1.2018. (MB) Read more

British Premiere of the Composite Genesis Suite from Rattle and the LSO

14/01/2018

Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Milhaud, Shilkret, Tansman, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Toch, and Bartók: London Symphony Chorus (chorus director: Simon Halsey), London Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 13.1.2018. (MB)

Genesis Suite performed by the LSO, LS Chorus & narrators conducted by Sir Simon Rattle
(c) Mark Allan/LSO

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Solo and Ensemble Excellence in Deutsche Oper’s La bohème

04/01/2018

Puccini, La bohème: Soloists, Children’s Chorus (chorus master: Christian Lindhorst) and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper (chorus master: Thomas Richter), Berlin, Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper, Berlin / Nicholas Carter (conductor). Deutsche Oper, Berlin, 29.12.2017. (MB)

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Deutsche Oper’s La bohème (c) Bettina Stöß (2015 revival)

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28/12/2017

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