Enterprising and Excellent Concert from Hazlewood And Welsh Sinfonia

January 22, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Nyman, Ives, Prokofiev: Sara Trickey (violin),  Sarah Jane Bradley (viola),

Welsh Sinfonia, Charles Hazlewood (conductor), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. 17.1.2015 (PCG) Read more

Illuminating and Refreshing Contrasts from Koenigs and WNO Orchestra

January 18, 2015

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák, Beethoven, Debussy, Bartók: Olga Scheps (piano), Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Lothar Koenigs (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 16.1.2005 (PCG) Read more

A Joyous and Impressive Recital, Mixing Unfamiliar and Established Music

December 19, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Stanley, Benjamin, Anderson, Poulenc, Wood: Michael Cox (flute), Zoe Smith (piano), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 2.12.2014 (GP) Read more

Mediterranean Warmth Dispels the Chill of a December Evening in Cardiff

December 17, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Falla, Turina, Delius, Malcolm Arnold. Sean Shibe (guitar), Kitty Whateley (mezzo-soprano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Pablo González (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. 16.12.2014 (PCG) Read more

Trombone Recital is Thoroughly Engaging and Rewarding

December 14, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom   Sulek, Kenny, Sandström, Casterede, Bassman: Katy Jones (trombone), Christopher Williams (piano), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 28.11.2014. (GPu) Read more

Søndergård Offers Fine Interpretations of Sibelius

December 7, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Sibelius, Grieg. Christian Ihle Hadland (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thomas Søndergård (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. 5.12.2014 (PCG) Read more

Heartfelt Laments Tenderly Performed by the WNO String Orchestra

December 3, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Puccini, Barber, Schubert: WNO String Orchestra and selected members of the RWCMD / David Adams (director), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 2.12.2014 (LJ) Read more

Classicism Takes Precedence over Romanticism in Schumann’s Piano Concerto

November 30, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Schumann: Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 27.11.2014 (PCG) Read more

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