Sad to witness MTT’s lapse of memory with the LSO in the Barbican Hall

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mahler: Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), Sopranos and Altos of the London Symphony Chorus (chorus director: Mariana Rosas), Tiffin Boys’ Choir (director: James Day), London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor). Barbican Hall, London 12.5.2024. (JR)

The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas © Mark Allan

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Sir Simon Rattle’s new partnership with the BRSO yields impressive results at Carnegie Hall

United StatesUnited States [1] Hindemith, Zemlinsky, Mahler: Lester Lynch (baritone), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Carnegie Hall, New York, 2.5.2024. (ES-S)

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and baritone Lester Lynch © Steve J. Sherman

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Chineke! give characteristically life-affirming performances of music concerned with death

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Goodyear, Berlioz, Garcia: Isabelle Peters (soprano), Idunnu Munch (mezzo-soprano), Zwakele Tshabalala (tenor), Rodney Earl Clarke (baritone), Chineke! Chorus and Orchestra / Malcolm J. Merriweather (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 3.5.2024. (CK)

Malcolm J. Merriweather conducts Idunnu Munch (mezzo-soprano) and Chineke! Orchestra © Chuko Cribb

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