Virtuosity and Profundity from Rachel Podger in Biber

August 5, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Biber, Froberger, Weckmann Rachel Podger (violin), Marcin Świątkiewicz (harpsichord, organ), David Miller (theorbo). Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 03.07.2014 (GPu) Read more

Lloyd Webber’s Cats Shows No Sign of Ageing

July 31, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cats:  Singers, Dancers, and Orchestra / Anthony Gabriele (musical director), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 29.7.2014 (PCG) Read more

Opera and Musical Stars in Cape Town’s Showboat

July 23, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein, Showboat: Soloists, Cape Town Opera Chorus, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra / Gareth Jones (conductor),  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 22.7.2014 (PCG) Read more

Four Fistfuls of a Lunchtime Concert at Cardiff

July 7, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Rachmaninov: David Doidge (piano) and Seho Lee (piano), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff , 4.7.2014 (LJ).

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Splendid Playing and Singing Transcend Misjudged Nabucco Production

June 29, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Nabucco (Company Premiere): Soloists, chorus and orchestra of Welsh National Operas, conductor, Xian Zhang, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 31.5.2014 (GPu) Read more

Piazzolla’s Passacaglia Meets Vivaldi’s Virtuosity with WNO String Ensemble.

June 26, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Shostakovich, Arensky, Vivaldi/Piazzolla: WNO String Ensemble, David Adams, leader, RWCMD, Cardiff, 25/06/14  (LJ).  Read more

Excitement and Lyricism in Rarely Heard Strauss Symphony

June 21, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner, Mozart, Strauss:Zhang Zuo (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Cornelius Meister (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. 17.6.2014 (PCG) Read more

Morpurgo’s Warhorse Takes to the Stage

June 20, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Michael Morpurgo: Warhorse (adapted by Nick Strafford): National Theatre production on tour in association with Handspring Puppet Company, Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 18.6.2014 (PCG)

Warhorse (c) National Theater

Warhorse (c) National Theater

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