A Welcome Dose of Patriotism from Elgar – Just What the Doctor Ordered

21/01/2019

Glazunov, Suk, Mozart, Elgar: Fitzwilliam String Quartet (Lucy Russell & Marcus Barcham Stevens [violins], Alan George [viola], Sally Pendlebury [cello]), Anna Tilbrook (piano). Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot, 20.01.2019 (PRB)

Fitzwilliam String Quartet with Anna Tilbrook (inset) - (c) Philip R Buttall

Fitzwilliam String Quartet with Anna Tilbrook (inset) – (c) Philip R Buttall

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Ensemble Modern’s SoundState Festival Concerts Stimulate the Ears and the Mind

21/01/2019

SoundState Festival – Gedizlioğlu, Abbasi, Grütter, Fure, Žuraj, and Saunders: Paul Cannon (double bass), Juliet Fraser (soprano), Ensemble Modern, Vimbayi Kaziboni (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 19.1.2019. (MB) Read more

Paula Murrihy’s Impressive Mahler and Elder’s Joyous and Triumphant Brahms at Saffron Hall

20/01/2019

Britten, Mahler, and Brahms: Paula Murrihy (mezzo-soprano), Britten Sinfonia / Sir Mark Elder (conductor). Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, Essex. 18.1.2019. (JPr)

Sir Mark Elder conducting the Britten Sinfonia

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At Milton Court Mahan Esfahani Performs a Harpsichord Recital For the Here and Now

20/01/2019

Rasmussen, Berio, Srnka, Cage, and Abbasi: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Electronic Music Department of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (electronic realisation). Milton Court Concert Hall, London, 17.1.2019. (MB)

Mahan Esfahani (c) Marco Borggreve

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Nathan Laube Plays Bach on the Royal Festival Hall’s Imposing Beast

20/01/2019

Bach, Clavier-Übung III (excerpts): Nathan Laube (organ), Royal Festival Hall, London, 17.1.2019. (CC)

Nathan Laube (c) Dorothy Young Riess

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Augustin Hadelich Brings Warmth and Joy to a Cold January Evening in Basingstoke

18/01/2019

 Beethoven, R. Strauss: Augustin Hadelich (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits (conductor), The Anvil, Basingstoke, 17.1.2019. (CS)

Augustin Hadelich (Photo: Luca Valentina)

Augustin Hadelich (Photo: Luca Valentina)

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Renewed and Reinvigorated: Juilliard String Quartet Delight in Beethoven, Bartók, and Dvořák

18/01/2019

Beethoven, Bartók and Dvořák: Juilliard String Quartet, (Areta Zhulla and Ronald Copes [violins], Roger Tapping [viola], Astrid Schween [cello]), Wigmore Hall, London 15.1.2019. (CSa)

Juilliard String Quartet (c) Claudio Papapietro

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IMS Prussia Cove Musicians Show How Beethoven Both Baffles and Beguiles

17/01/2019

Mozart, Beethoven – IMS Prussia Cove Sándor Végh Memorial Concert: Kings Place, London, 14.1.2019. (CS) Read more

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