English National Ballet’s Voices of America is Another Remarkable Company Achievement

14/04/2018

English National Ballet’s Voices of America (choreography by Azure Barton, William Forsythe and Jerome Robbins): Dancers of English National Ballet, English National Ballet Philharmonic / Gavin Sutherland (conductor). Sadler’s Wells, London, 12.4.2018. (JPr)

Aaron Robison & Precious Adams in Approximate Sonata 2016 (c) Laurent Liotardo

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Frederic Rzewski’s 80th Birthday is Celebrated at Wigmore Hall

14/04/2018

Frederic Rzewski’s 80th Birthday Concert – Rzewski, Mendelssohn, and Mahler: Igor Levit (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 13.4.2018. (MB) Read more

The Royal Opera Scintillates in Shostakovich’s Raw Lady Macbeth

14/04/2018

Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (original version, 1934): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 12.4.2018. (CC)

Eva-Maria Westbroek as Katerina Ismailova (c) Clive Barda

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David Hare’s Glyndebourne Origin Story Fails to Hit any High Notes

13/04/2018

David Hare, The Moderate Soprano: Duke of York’s Theatre, London, 11.4.2018. (JPr)

Cast of David Hare’s The Moderate Soprano (c) Johan Persson

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Hugely Energetic and Committed Performance from Adès and LPO

12/04/2018

Adès, Barry and Stravinsky: Thomas Trotter (organ), Toby Spence (tenor), Dame Kristin Scott Thomas (speaker), Trinity Boys Choir, London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Adès (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, 11.4.2018. (AS) Read more

Aljaž Škorjanec, Janette Manrara and Company are Absolute Joy in Remembering Fred

09/04/2018

Various composers, Remembering Fred: Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara (co-creators and choreography) and Company (Adrian Hansel, Miranda Wilford [featured singers], Charlie Bruce, Aaron Bryan, Scott Coldwell, Alastair Crosswell and Veronica Fulton), Gareth Walker (director and choreographer), Barnaby Dickenson (musical director), London Palladium, 7.4.2018. (JPr)

Janette Manrara, Aljaž Škorjanec and Company in Remembering Fred

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Soulful Introspection from Isserlis

06/04/2018

Britten, Elgar, Rachmaninov: Steven Isserlis (cello), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 4.4.2018. (CS)

Thomas Dausgaard (c) Thomas Grøndahl

Thomas Dausgaard (c) Thomas Grøndahl

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Llŷr Williams Launches his Beethoven CD Set in Fine Style

05/04/2018

Beethoven:  Llŷr Williams (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 4.4.2018. (AS)

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