Richly Rewarding Fare from the Takács Quartet

21/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Brahms and Haydn: Takács Quartet (Edward Dusinberre, Károly Schranz (violins), Geraldine Walther (viola), András Fejér (cello)), Lawrence Power (viola). Wigmore Hall, London, 20.2.2013 (MB) Read more

Colin Matthews Demonstrates Skill as Composer and Orchestrator

20/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Colin Matthews, Britten, Piper, Elgar:  Robert Plane (clarinet), Neil Percy (percussion), BBC National Orchestra of Wales / François-Xavier Roth (conductor). Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff. 19.2.2013 (PCG) Read more

Vital and Exuberant Playing from the Hallé

19/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Tchaikovsky, Barber, Delius, Shostakovich: Valeriy Sokolov (violin), Hallé Orchestra / Andrew Gourlay (conductor), Westmorland Hall, Kendal, Cumbria,  16.2.2013 (MC) Read more

Substitute Conductor Fails to Inspire London Philharmonic

19/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Ravel, Prokofiev, Stravinsky: Leila Josefowicz (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra / Mikhail Agrest (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 16.2.13 (GD)  Read more

Devon Baroque Flourishes under New Director

19/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  J. S. Bach: Amy Carson (soprano) and Julian Rippon (baritone), Devon Baroque / Jonathan Watts (director),  Great Hall, Dartington., Devon, 17.2.2013 (PRB) Read more

Valentine Classics from Gomez and the RLPO

19/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Tchaikovsky, Bruch, Prokofiev, Martucci, Ravel: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, José Luis Gomez (conductor), Hyeyoon Park (violin), Guild Hall, Preston, Lancashire, 17.2.2013 (MC) Read more

Birmingham’s French Connection: Magnifique!

18/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Poulenc and Fauré. David Briggs (organ), Grace Davidson (soprano), Greg Skidmore (baritone), Ex Cathedra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor). Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 17.2.2013 (JQ) Read more

Mastery from the Jerusalem Quartet

18/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wolf, Mozart, Smetana:Jerusalem Quartet (Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bressler (violins), Ori Kam (viola), Kyril Zlotnikov (cello)). Wigmore Hall, London, 16.2.2013 (MB) Read more

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