Gilbert’s Mahler Sixth: Andante before Scherzo, Three Hammer Blows

09/05/2012

United StatesUnited States  Mahler, Symphony No. 6: New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert (conductor), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 2.5.2012 (BH) Read more

Kissin’s Hair-Raising Performance of Barber’s Sonata

08/05/2012

United StatesUnited States Beethoven, Barber, Chopin: Evgeny Kissin (piano), Carnegie Hall, New York City, 3.5.2012 (SSM) Read more

Student Groups Join in to Create “The Creation”

08/05/2012

 United StatesUnited States Haydn, Die Schöpfung, Yale Schola Cantorum, Yale Baroque Ensemble, Juilliard415, Masaaki Suzuki (conductor), St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York, 30.4.2012 (SSM) Read more

Philharmonia On Tour In Switzerland

08/05/2012

SwitzerlandSwitzerland  Brahms, Weber, Beethoven: Philharmonia Orchestra, Philippe Jordan (conductor), Oliver Schnyder (piano), Tonhalle Zürich, 7.5.2012 (JR) Read more

A Somewhat Disappointing Programme from Philippe Jordan and the Philharmonia

08/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms: Simon Trpčeski (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Philippe Jordan (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London. 3. 5. 2012 (GD) Read more

Schwarz’s Shostakovich Lives up to Expectations

07/05/2012

United StatesUnited States Hagen, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich: Alexander Toradze (piano), Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz (conductor), Benaroya Hall, Seattle, 26.4.2012 (BJ) Read more

Sir Mark Elder Champions Elgar’s The Apostles in Manchester

07/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Elgar:  Hallé Choir, Hallé Youth Choir, Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 5. 5.2012 (MC) Read more

An Outstanding Performance of Bob Chilcott’s Requiem in Wells Cathedral

06/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Walton, Handel, Mozart, Parry, Chilcott: Laurie Ashworth (soprano), Anthony Gregory (tenor), The Blandiver Ensemble, Jonathan Vaughn (organ), Wells Cathedral Choir, Matthew Owens (conductor) Wells Cathedral 5.5.2012 (JQ) Read more

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