Alexander Ardakov: a Major Disappointment


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Rachmaninov: Alexander Ardakov (piano). Purcell Room, London, 26.3.2013 (CC)
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Fiery, Passionate Mullova Excels in Beethoven Sonatas


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven: Viktoria Mullova (violin), Paolo Giacometti (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 24.3.2013. (GD) Read more

Graceful Mozart, Exhilarating Beethoven from CBSO


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Mozart, Beethoven: Paul Lewis (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Andris Nelsons (conductor), St David’s Hall, Cardiff, 22.03.2013 (GPu) Read more

Exquisite Lenten Music from Stile Antico


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Miserere – Penitential Music by Byrd and his Contemporaries:Stile Antico. Wigmore Hall, 26.3.2013 (MB)
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Youth and Experience Triumph in Beethoven and Bruckner


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven, Bruckner: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 26.3.2013 (JQ) Read more

Variable Schubert and Brahms from the LSO – and a Totally Forgettable Première


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Eloise Nancy Gynn, Schubert, and Brahms: Nikolaj Znaider (violin), London Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Collon, Manfred Honeck (conductors). Barbican Hall, London, 24.4.2013 (MB)
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Bob Chilcott’s St .John Passion Premièred Auspiciously in Wells


 United StatesUnited States Chilcott, St. John Passion: Soloists, Wells Cathedral Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, Jonathan Vaughn (organ) / Matthew Owens (conductor), Wells Cathedral, 24.3.2013 (JQ) Read more

Bach Concert “Unwraps” Links between Concertos and Cantatas


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach: Anna Dennis (soprano), Stuart Jackson (tenor), Tim Mead (counter-tenor), George Humphreys (bass), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / John Butt (director/harpsichord), Kings Place, London, 22.3.2013 (GD)
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