Bĕlohlávek and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a Czech Programme – Janáček Steals the Show.


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Kadeřábek, Dvořák, Martinů, Janáček:Maxim Rysanov (viola), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bĕlohlávek (conductor), 
Barbican Hall, London, 10.11.2011 (CG)

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Intense Vaughan Williams’ Fifth from Sir Mark While Gourlay Invigorates Dvořák


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Vaughan Williams, Dvořák, Elgar: Hallé Orchestra, Mark Elder (conductor), Andrew Gourlay (conductor – Dvořák), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 9.11.2011 Read more

James Ehnes Excels in Barber’s Violin Concerto. Dutoit and the RPO Impressive in Berlioz and Tchaikovsky


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Berlioz, Barber, Tchaikovsky: James Ehnes (violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Dutoit (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 8.11.2011 (CG) Read more

Andreas Haefliger Offers Much to Enjoy in Liszt and Schubert


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Liszt and Schubert: Andreas Haefliger (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 9.11.2011 (MB)
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Gardiner vs Chailly in Beethoven: Too Close to Call


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 9.11.2011 (Gdn) Read more

Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s Recital at the Queen Elizabeth Hall: Simply Outstanding


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Liszt, Bartok, Marco Stroppa, Ravel, Messiaen: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano),  Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 8.11.2011 (RB) Read more

Unlikely Locale Suits Rare Milhaud Opera


Milhaud, Le pauvre matelot (“The Poor Sailor”): Soloists, Pocket Opera of New York, Nicholas De Maison (arranger and conductor), Fraunces Tavern, New York City. 1.11.2011 (BH) Read more

“Multiple Modernisms” by New York’s spunky counter)induction


United StatesUnited States Davidovsky, Babbitt, Bartlett, Feldman, Boulez, Scelsi, Webern: Matthew Levy (guest saxophone), counter)induction, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York City. 30.10.2011 (BH)  Read more

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