Candoco Demonstrates that Disability Is No Impediment to Dancing

December 11, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Playing Another: Candoco Dance Company, Southbank Centre, London, 9.12.2014 (J.O’D)

Pic credit Benedict Johnson

Candoco Dance Company Pic credit Benedict Johnson

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NEW! Nine First-Time Winners Revealed at the British Composer Awards 2014

December 11, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Nine First-Time Winners Revealed at the British Composer Awards 2014

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NEW! Dancers in the Making. John O’Dwyer Visits the English National Ballet School

December 10, 2014

School 3 (1)-500

English National Ballet School

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A Long but Celebratory Evening, All in a Great Cause  

December 10, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tait Winter Prom: directed by Greg Eldridge and presented by Kimberley Busteed; various artists with The Tait Chamber Orchestra, Kelly Lovelady (conductor). St. John’s, Smith Square, London, 9.12.2014. (JPr)

Photo - of the artists of the Tait Winter Prom c Angus Forbes

Photo – of the artists of the Tait Winter Prom c Angus Forbes

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The Fibonacci Sequence Celebrates its 20th Birthday in Style

December 9, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Copland, Mozart, Benjamin Wallfisch. Schulhoff, Saint-Saëns. Simon Wallfisch (baritone), Fibonacci Sequence [Paul Archibald (trumpet), Daniel Pioro & Marije Ploemacher (violin),Yuko Inoue (viola), Benjamin Hughes (cello), Lynda Houghton (double bass), Christopher O’Neal (cor anglais), Kathron Sturrock (piano)], Hall One, King’s Place, London, 7.12.2014 (LB) Read more

Tried and Trusted Baroque Favourites

December 8, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Handel, Bach, Vivaldi, Julia Doyle (soprano), Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano), Stephanie Gonly (violin), John Mills (violin), Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Nethsingha (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London,5.12.2014 (RB) Read more

Pierre-Laurent Aimard Excels in an Important New Birtwistle Piece

December 8, 2014

Stravinsky, Birtwistle, Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 6.12.2014 (MB) Read more

Despite Fine Singing Christof Loy’s Tristan Seems Misconceived

December 7, 2014

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Tristan und Isolde: Soloists, Royal Opera Chorus (chorus master: Renato Balsadonna), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor). Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 5.12.2014 (MB)

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Tristan und Isolde(C) ROH. PHOTOGRAPHER CLIVE BARDA

 

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