Truly Mystical Songs of Ralph Vaughan Williams in Cardiff

19/04/2019

Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, Grainger, Vaughan Williams: Anna Dennis (soprano), William Towers (counter-tenor), Nick Pritchard (tenor), William Dazeley (baritone), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales / Jonathan Heyward and Steve Devine (conductors). Hoddinot Hall, Cardiff, 18.4.2019. (PCG) Read more

BBCSO’s Pelléas et Mélisande Shorn of Voices is Less than the Full Story

18/04/2019

Tippett, Szymanowski and Debussy: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Barbican Concert Hall, Barbican Centre, London, 17.4.2019. (AS)

Sir Andrew Davis © Dario Acosta

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The Brodsky Quartet Offer Compelling Spiritual Reconciliation and Redemption

17/04/2019

MacMillan, Haydn: Brodsky Quartet (Gina McCormack & Ian Belton [violins], Paul Cassidy [viola], Jacqueline Thomas [cello]), St John’s Smith Square, London, 15.4.2019. (CS) Read more

John Lill’s Artistry and Style with the Japan Philharmonic Overwhelms Edinburgh

17/04/2019

Rautavaara, Beethoven, Takemitsu and Sibelius: John Lill (piano), Japan Philharmonic Orchestra / Pietari Inkinen (conductor). Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 14.4.2019. (GT)

John Lill

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Blomstedt Seems to Touch the Philharmonia’s Souls in Another Distinguished Concert

16/04/2019

Mozart and Beethoven: Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 14.4.2019. (AS)

Herbert Blomstedt (c) Martin Lengemann

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Outstanding Recital by Lise de la Salle at Wigmore Hall

16/04/2019

Mozart, Fauré, Chopin, Prokofiev: Lise de la Salle (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 14.4.2019. (CC)

Lise de la Salle (c) Lynn Goldsmith

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Dartington Community Choir’s Double Requiem Delight with Sounds of Japan

16/04/2019

Duruflé, Jenkins: Charlotte Forfar (soprano), Matt Hulbert (baritone), Peter King (organ), Clive Bell (shakuhachi). Dartington Community Choir, Dartington Sinfonietta / Simon Capet (conductor). Great Hall, Dartington, 14.4.2019. (PRB)

Dartington Community Choir with Clive Bell (shakuhachi) inset
(c) Philip R Buttall

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Giltburg Triumphs in Rachmaninoff in Cardiff

16/04/2019

Rachmaninoff, Schubert: Boris Giltburg (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Alexander Vedernikov (conductor). St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 11.4.2019. (PCG)

Boris Giltburg

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