Committed Dancing in Richly Textured Manon

October 18, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Massanet, Manon: Soloists, Royal Ballet, Orchestra of Royal Opera House Orchestra / Martin Yates. (conductor). Directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and broadcast to the Ham Yard Hotel, Soho, London. 16.10.2014. (JPr)


Manon photo (c) Mikhail Logvinov

Manon photo (c) Mikhail Logvinov

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Virginia Woolf Inspires De-Edwardianised Dance Drama

October 18, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Like Rabbits:  Lost Dog and Lucy Kirkwood, The Place, London, 10.10.2014 (J.O’D)

Ben Duke and Lucy Kirkwood - Like Rabbits (photo by Benedict Johnson)

“Lost Dog and Lucky Kirkwood – Like Rabbits” (photo by Benedict Johnson)

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Mastery and Sensitivity from Dame Mitsuko Uchida in Schubert and Beethoven

October 17, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Schubert and Beethoven: Dame Mitsuko Uchida (piano). Royal Festival Hall, London, 16.10.2014 Read more

Élan and Conviction in BRB’s  Beauty and the Beast

October 17, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glenn Buhr, Beauty and the Beast: Dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Philip Ellis. Sadler’s Wells, London, 14.10.2014. (JPr)

Beauty and the Beast  Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet

Beauty and the Beast (Photo Birmingham Royal Ballet)

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Fabien Gabel and the RPO on Good Form

October 16, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schumann, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius: Natasha Paremski (piano,) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Fabien Gabel (conductor) Cadogan Hall, London 14.10.2014 (RB)
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Enthralling Performances by Ensemble Modern

October 16, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Cerha, Petraškevičs, Schöllhorn, and Schoenberg: Ensemble Modern [Jagdish Mystry, Giorgos Panagiotidis, Corinna Canzian, Diego Ramos Rodriguez (violins), Megumi Kasakawa, Patrick Jüdt (viola), Eva Böcker, Michael M. Kasper (cello)], Wigmore Hall, London, 10.10.2014 (MB) Read more

Disappointing Start to Nielsen Symphonic Cycle

October 15, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Nielsen:  Augustin Hadelich (violin),  BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo (conductor), Barbican Hall, London,  11.10.2014 (GD)

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Time Stands Still in Philharmonia’s Evocation of Past Wars

October 15, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Britten, Elgar, Vaughan Williams: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Philharmonia Orchestra, Nicholas Collon (conductor), Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, 11.10.2014 Read more

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