Simone Young Impresses Again in Birmingham

18/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mussorgsky, Sibelius, Debussy, Stravinsky: James Ehnes (violin), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simone Young (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 16.2.2013 (JQ) Read more

Masterful Rachmaninoff from Simon Trpčeski

17/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Rachmaninoff, Simon Trpčeski (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mikhail Agrest (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London. 15.2.2013 (CD) Read more

No Museum Pieces or Elitism in Erato’s Museum Recital

14/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Suk, Brahms: The Erato Piano Trio [Irina Botan (piano), Yuri Kaltnis (violin), Julia Morneweg (cello)], Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 10.2.2013.(GPu) Read more

Last Minute Substitute Soloist Saves the Day

14/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven, Tchaikovsky: François-Frédéric Guy (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Edward Gardner (conductor). St. David’s Hall, Cardiff,  13.2.2013 (PCG) Read more

Haitink and the LSO: Surprisingly Inconsistent but Much to Admire

14/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Britten, Mozart, and Beethoven: Maria João Pires (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 12.2.2013 (MB) Read more

Hallé’s Meistersinger a Triumph

13/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1862/67): Hallé Choir, Hallé Youth Choir, RNCM Chamber Choir, Chetham’s Chamber Choir, Ad Solem – University of Manchester Chamber Choir, Hallé Orchestra, Members of the Hallé Youth Orchestra and Chetham’s Sinfonia / Sir Mark Elder (conductor), Jamie Phillips (assistant conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 10.2.13 (MC) Read more

Stylish Schubert from Imogen Cooper

12/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Schubert: Imogen Cooper, Wigmore Hall, London, 7.2.2013 (GD) Read more

Rapturous, Ravishing and Radiant Radamisto

12/02/2013

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel, Radamisto: Concert performance from Soloists and The English Concert with Harry Bickett (Director/Harpsichord) Town Hall, Birmingham, 8.2.2013. (GR) Read more

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