Morlot’s Debussy Will Be Sorely Missed

14/11/2018

 Debussy, Dusapin, Tchaikovsky: Viktoria Mullova (violin), Matthew Barley (cello), Seattle Symphony/Ludovic Morlot (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 11.08.2018 (ZC)

Viktoria Mullova

Viktoria Mullova

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In Bach’s Cello Suites, Weilerstein Looks Anew

14/11/2018

Bach: Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Bram Goldsmith Theater, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA. 9.11.2018. (LV)

Alisa Weilerstein (c) Paul Stuart

Alisa Weilerstein (c) Paul Stuart

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An Armistice Remembrance Concert from the LPO Conducted by Vladimir Jurowski

13/11/2018

‘The Eternal Flame’ – Debussy, Magnus Lindberg, Stravinsky and Janáček: Andrea Danková (soprano), Angharad Lyddon (mezzo-soprano), Vsevolod Grivnov (tenor), Maxim Mikhailov (bass), London Philharmonic Choir (chorus director: Neville Creed), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 10.11.2018. (MB)

Vladimir Jurowski © Chris Christodolou

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A Revealing Distillation of ‘Life’ from Igor Levit

13/11/2018

Various composers (in arrangements by Igor Levit), ‘Life’: Igor Levit (piano), Chan Centre, Vancouver, 4.11.2018. (GN)

Igor Levit © Robbie Lawrence

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Pure Musical Gold from Franz Welser-Möst and Vienna Philharmonic in the Musikverein

13/11/2018

Dvořák, Brahms, Wagner: Volkhard Steude (Violin), Peter Somodari (cello), Wiener Philharmoniker / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor). Grosser Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, 8.11.2018. (JPr)

Franz Welser-Möst in the Great Hall © Julia Wesely

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Britten’s War Requiem from BBC NOW for Centenary of 1918 Armistice

12/11/2018

Britten: Emma Bell (soprano), Allan Clayton (tenor), Roman Trekel (baritone), Gloucester Cathedral Boy Choristers, Nia Llewellyn (conductor), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Choir, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / Mark Wigglesworth (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 11.11.2018. (PCG) Read more

Armistice Day is Marked by Great Musical Monuments from the Oxford Philharmonic

12/11/2018

Butterworth, Vaughan Williams & Brahms: Mary Bevan (soprano), David Stout (baritone), Rowan Atkinson (narrator), The Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Owen Rees (conductor). Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford 11.11.2018. (CR) Read more

Quiet, Pretty Landscapes from Serkin

12/11/2018

Mozart, Bach: Peter Serkin (piano), Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. 11.10.2018. (HS)

Peter Serkin

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