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

12/11/2011

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

12/11/2011

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

10/11/2011

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

10/11/2011

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

10/11/2011

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

10/11/2011

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

10/11/2011

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

10/11/2011

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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