Memorable Sibelius from Emmanuel Tjeknavorian and Michael Sanderling

24/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Sibelius, Brahms: Emmanuel Tjeknavorian (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra / Michael Sanderling (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 23.2.2020. (CS)

Emmanuel Tjeknavorian (c) Uwe Arens

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Aimard and Roth present an exhilarating celebration of Beethoven at the Royal Festival Hall

24/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven et al: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Gürzenich-Orchester Köln / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 21.2.2020. (CC)

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (c) Marco Borggreve

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Nicolas Altstaedt skilfully directs a SCO concert of musical masterworks linked by tragedy

24/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Shostakovich, Ligeti, Schubert: Nicolas Altstaedt (cello / conductor). Scottish Chamber Orchestra. City Halls, Glasgow, 21.2.2020. (GT)

Nicolas Altstaedt

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Five exciting singers garner top prizes at the 2020 George London Foundation finals

23/02/2020

United StatesUnited States Various composers – George London Foundation Awards Competition Finals: Soloists, Lydia Brown (piano), The Morgan Museum & Library, New York, 21.2.2020. (RP)

Nora London (George London Foundation President)
with 2020 George London Award winners (c) Jennifer Taylor

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Berlin witnesses a magnificent recital partnership between Braunstein and Argerich

23/02/2020

GermanyGermany Schumann, Prokofiev, and Franck: Guy Braunstein (violin), Martha Argerich (piano). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 22.2.2020. (MB)

Martha Argerich

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Ravishing results in San Francisco from Salonen, which bodes well for the future

23/02/2020

United StatesUnited States Stucky, Britten, Ravel: Julia Bullock (soprano), San Francisco Symphony / Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 21.2.2020. (HS)

San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor) & Julia Bullock (soprano)
(c) Brandon Patoc

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BBC NOW’s Conflict and Triumph in Cardiff

22/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák, Sibelius: Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Anu Tali (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 20.2.2020. (PCG)

Anu Tali (c) Kaupo Kikkas

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Thomas Dunford demonstrates ‘The Art of the Lute’ at Milton Court

22/02/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, Buxtehude: Rachel Brown (flute), Thomas Dunford (lute). Academy of Ancient Music, Milton Court, London, 20.2.2020. (CS)

Thomas Dunford

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