A most stimulating start to The Mozartists’ 2019/20 season

21/09/2019

Haydn, Mozart: Regula Mühlemann (soprano); The Mozartists / Ian Page (conductor). Wigmore Hall, London, 19.9.2019. (CC)

The Mozartists’ opening 2019/20 concert (c) Martin Kendrick

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At CCM in Cincinnati, students (and faculty) show the way to the future

21/09/2019

Brahms, Dvořák: Giora Schmidt (violin), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Philharmonia Orchestra / Mark Gibson (conductor), Corbett Auditorium, Cincinnati, OH. 20.9.2019. (RDA)

Giora Schmidt (c) Dave Getzschman

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Welser-Möst opens Cleveland’s new season with two classics

21/09/2019

Schubert, Prokofiev: Cleveland Orchestra / Franz Welser-Möst (conductor), Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 19.9.2019. (MSJ)

Franz Welser-Möst conducts The Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni,

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The Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra excels at Musikfest Berlin

20/09/2019

Musikfest Berlin [11] – Neuwirth and Grisey: Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Juliet Fraser (soprano), Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Susanna Mälkki (conductor). Kammermusiksaal, Philharmonie, Berlin, 18.9.2019. (MB)

Susanna Mälkki (c) Simon Fowler

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Romantic riches from Ax and the LSO at the Barbican

20/09/2019

Brahms, Rachmaninov: Emmanuel Ax (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 18.9.2019. (CS)

Emmanuel Ax (c) Maurice Jerry Beznos

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The magnificent acoustics of LMP’s glorious opening of Croydon’s restored Fairfield Halls

20/09/2019

Prokofiev, Mozart, Alex Woolf, Beethoven: Elizabeth Watts (soprano), London Mozart Players / Howard Shelley, Jane Glover, Hilary Davan Wetton, Gerard Korsten (conductors). Phoenix Concert Hall at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, 18.9.2019. (JB)

Fairfield Hall Opening Gala Concert © Nudge Photography

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A pretty special evening from Steven Osborne at the Lammermuir Festival

19/09/2019

Lammermuir Festival 2019 [1] – Beethoven: Steven Osborne (piano), Dunbar Parish Church, Dunbar, 17.9.2019. (SRT)

Steven Osborne (c) Robin Mitchell

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An ambitious programme, superbly performed, launches the LSO’s 2019/20 season  

17/09/2019

Emily Howard, Colin Matthews, Walton: Leila Josefowicz (violin), London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), 14.9.2019. (CC)

Leila Josefowicz (violin), Sir Simon Rattle (conductor) & the LSO
(c) Mark Allan

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