Countertenor Andreas Scholl filled the Wigmore Hall to capacity and deservedly so

29/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Various composers – Twilight People: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Tamar Halperin (piano). Wigmore Hall, 24.1.2020. (AK)

Tamar Halperin (piano) & Andreas Scholl (countertenor)

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A fine partnership between Jennifer Pike and Martin Roscoe

28/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Howard, Elgar, Rózsa: Jennifer Pike (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 27.1.2020. (CS)

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Memorable Beethoven as Jonathan Biss continues his sonata cycle at Wigmore Hall

27/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven – Sonata Cycle III: Jonathan Biss (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 27.1.2020. (CC)

Jonathan Biss (c) IMG Artists

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BBC NOW’s jazzical tales in Cardiff

24/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jazzical tales: Huw Watkins (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / David Danzmayr (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 23.1.2020. (PCG)

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Berg and Beethoven were served to perfection at the Barbican by soloists, chorus, Simon Rattle and LSO

23/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven 250 – Berg, Beethoven: Elsa Dreisig (soprano), Pavol Breslik (tenor), David Soar (bass), London Symphony Chorus and London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, 19.1.2020. (AK)

LSO’s Christus am Ölberge (c) Candice Wittion

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Lisa Batiashvili’s virtuosity makes Berg’s Violin Concerto take flight in Oxford

21/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Berg & Brahms: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra / Marios Papadopoulos (conductor). Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 17.1.2020. (CR)

Lisa Batiashvili (c) Sammy Hart

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With the SCO, Maxim Emelyanychev confirms his world-class talent for baroque music

21/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Lully, Rameau, Telemann: Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Maxim Emelyanychev (director/harpsichord). City Hall Glasgow, 17.1.2020. (GT)

Maxim Emelyanychev (c) Ryan Buchanan

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Noriko Kawai’s superb Southbank performance of The Book of Elements

20/01/2020

United KingdomUnited Kingdom James Dillon, The Book of Elements (1996-2003): Noriko Kawai (piano), Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London, 19.1.2020. (CC)

James Dillon

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