Illuminating Singing of Britten by Bostridge

12/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Elgar, Britten: Ian Bostridge (tenor) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Michael Seal (conductor) Symphony Hall, Birmingham 6.3.2013. (CT) Read more

The Schubert Ensemble’s Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration

12/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert Ensemble Commissions – Watkins, Cutler, Rushton, Bach-Woolrich, Novák, Knotts, Matthews, and Butler:The Schubert Ensemble (Simon Blendis (violin), Douglas Paterson (viola), Jane Salmon (cello), Peter Buckoke (double bass), William Howard (piano). Hall One, Kings Place, London, 9.3.2013 (MB) Read more

Markus Groh’s Bartók Enhances his Reputation

12/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Bartók, Debussy, Ravel: Markus Groh (piano), Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra Michael Tabachnik (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London, 8.3.2013 (RB)
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Good Start to Cycle of Tippett’s Symphonies

10/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven, Tippett: Marie Arnet (soprano), Igor Levit (piano), Alexandra Soumm (violin), Nicolas Altstaedt (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson (conductor), Barbican, London, 1.3.2013 Read more

Outstanding Lutosławski from Mørk, Salonen and the Philharmonia

10/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Debussy, Lutosławski: Truls Mørk (cello), Philharmonia Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 7.3. 2013. (CD) Read more

The Royal Philharmonic Society’s Bicentennial Memorably Celebrated

10/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Beethoven, Weber, Schumann:   Emma Bell (soprano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Marin Alsop (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 8.3.2013 (CC) Read more

Rare Bridge plus more familiar Saint-Säens and Elgar from BSO

09/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Bridge, Saint-Säens, Elgar: Jesper Svedberg (cello), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / David Hill (conductor), The Anvil Arts Centre, Basingstoke, 07.2.2013. (NB) Read more

Kaleidoscopic Bach and Hyper-Romanticised Schubert

08/03/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Schubert, Mahler: Matthias Goerne (baritone), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Robin Ticciati (conductor), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 07.03.2013 (SRT) Read more

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