Lighting Effects Heighten Mood Changes in Shostokovich’s Eleventh

06/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Vadim Gluzman (violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 05.10.2012 (SRT) Read more

Sensational Orchestral Playing in Così fan tutte

06/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart: Così fan tutte (concert performance): Soloists, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus / Robin Ticciati (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 04.10.2012 (SRT) Read more

Manfred Honeck’s Impressive LSO Debut

06/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart and Mahler: Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 4.10.2012 (MB) Read more

Memorable Mahler in BBC Symphony’s Season Opener

05/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Gordon, Mahler and Shostakovich: Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 3.10.2012. (JPr) Read more

Real Haydn with Real Ale

05/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Haydn: The Night Shift – members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Matthew Truscott (first violin), Margaret Faultless (second violin), Tom Dunn (viola) Robin Michael (cello).Old Queen’s Head, Islington, London, 25.9.2012 (LDS) Read more

Seduction, Heartache and Passion from Danielle de Niese

05/10/2012

 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Grieg, Wolf, Poulenc, Bizet and Dowland: Danielle de Niese (soprano) with Julius Drake (piano), Town Hall, Birmingham, 30.9.2012 (GR) Read more

The Vienna Boys’ Choir Delight a London Audience

03/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Vienna Boys’ Choir: Kerem Sezen conducting at the piano. Cadogan Hall, London, 2.10.2012 (JPr) Read more

Pleas for Peace in Manchester Cathedral

03/10/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Arnold, Vaughan Williams: Jo Rondel (mezzo), Robert O’Connell (baritone), Cheshire Sinfonia and Chorale / Peter Stallworthy (conductor),  Third Manchester Peace Festival, Manchester Cathedral, 29.9.2012 (RB) Read more

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