Prom 3: Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande (Concert Performance)

17/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prom 3: Debussy, Pelléas et Mélisande (concert performance):soloists, Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Royal Albert Hall, London, 15.7.2012. (JPr) Read more

Thomas Oliemans in Recital: an Amfortas in the Making?

17/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mahler, Strauss, Duparc, and Debussy: Thomas Oliemans (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 11.7.2012 (MB) Read more

In a Splendid Marathon the Cellist Wins the Gold Medal

17/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom A London Marathon Finale Concert: Steven Isserlis (cello), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Cheltenham Town Hall 15.7.2012 (JQ) Read more

Royal Opera’s Otello is a Triumph

16/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Otello: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 12.7.2012. (JPr) Read more

Aspen IV: The Emerson’s, Hamelin and Weirdly Fascinating Crumb

16/07/2012

United StatesUnited States  Aspen Music Festival (4): Emerson Quartet wields powerful Shostakovich; Hamelin hammers and caresses the piano; Hope and Kahane mesh smoothly especially in Walton and Schulhoff; and a strange and wonderful program of Crumb and Mendelssohn. 10-12.7.2012 (HS) Read more

The Most Regrettable Death of the Conductor

14/07/2012

GermanyGermany Wagner, Scriabin, Glass, Cage, Wyschnegradsky, Kagel: Sophie Raynand (piano), Daniel Grossmann (conductor), Jakobsplatz  Orchestra Munich, West Wing, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 4.6.2012 (JFL) Read more

Renaissance Extravagance in Magnificent Setting from I Fagiolini and Others

14/07/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Striggio, Tallis, G.Gabrieli: York Early Music Festival, I Fagiolini,The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, Rose Consort of Viols, Fretwork, The City Musick, University of York Chamber Choir, Robert Hollingworth(conductor), The Minster, York. 12.7.2012 (JL) Read more

Chamber Music with Gnats and Accordion

14/07/2012

SwedenSweden  Sweden Saxå Chamber Music Festival 2012: Saxå and Filipstad 26 / 28.6.2012 (GF) Read more

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