The Keller Quartet: Thought-provoking in Die Kunst der Fuge

03/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach:Keller Quartet (András Keller, Zsófia Környei (violins), Zoltán Gál (viola), Judit Szabó (cello)), Hall One, Kings Place, London, 1.5.2013 (MB) Read more

Impressive Venables Première Marks 110 Years of Music in Malvern

03/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Haydn, Barber, Venables, Elgar: Roderick Williams (baritone), Carducci String Quartet, Tom Poster (piano). Forum Theatre, Malvern, 2.5.2013 (JQ) Read more

Clean, Punchy Interpretations from Krivine

03/05/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mendelssohn, Schumann, Beethoven: Nelson Goerner (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Emmanuel Krivine (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 02.05.2013 (SRT) Read more

Leland Chen Launches Classical Masters Series in Plymouth

29/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Haydn: Leland Chen (violin),Ten Tors Orchestra / Simon Ible (conductor), St Andrew’s Minster Church, Plymouth UK 27.4. 2013 (PRB) Read more

Jurowski and the LPO in ‘Music from Dark Times’

28/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Webern, Berg, Martinů, and Bartók: Barbara Hannigan (soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 27.4.2013 (MB) Read more

Memorable and Exhilarating Enesco Violin Sonata

26/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Brahms, Enesco: Gabrielle Painter (violin), Evgenia Startseva (piano). Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 14.4.13 (GPu) Read more

Sparkling Playing with Gravitas from Alexandra Dariescu

26/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Chopin orch. Stravinsky, Mozart, Bartók: Alexandra Dariescu (piano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor), Guild Hall, Preston, Lancashire, 23.4. 2013 (MC)
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Juan Diego Flórez: A Memorable London Recital

26/04/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Juan Diego Flórez in Recital: Juan Diego Flórez (tenor), Vincenzo Scalera (piano). Barbican Hall, London, 24.4.2013. (JPr) Read more

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