Salonen’s Perceptive Beethoven – and with a Twist!


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Kurtág, Beethoven: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Giselle Allen (soprano), Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), James Rutherford (baritone), Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 27.9.2012 (CC) Read more

Sir Colin Davis’s 85th Birthday Celebrated in His Absence


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mozart, Strauss, and Elgar: Concert in Honour of Sir Colin Davis’s 85th birthday Sally Matthews (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, Gordan Nikolitch (director), Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 27.9.2012 (MB) Read more

The London Philharmonic’s Disappointing Season Opener


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Strauss and Zemlinsky: Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 26.9.2012 (MB) Read more

Delicate Insights in Performance of Beethoven Violin Concerto


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven: Sara Trickey (violin), Welsh Sinfonia / Mark Eager, (conductor), Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 22.9.2012 (PCG) Read more

Celebrating a Trombone, a School and a Friendship


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Holst, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Quilter, Grandjany, Ravel, Bridge: Sue Addison (trombone), Frances Kelly (harp), James Gilchrist (tenor), John Wright (organ and piano), Choir and Chamber Orchestra of St Paul’s School London / Heidi Pegler and Leigh O’Hara (conductors), All Saints’ Church, Cheltenham, 22.9.2012. Read more

Miranda’s New Work Reflects Plymouth’s Sea-Faring Heritage


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Kirke, Ryan, Miranda: Juliette Pochin (mezzo-soprano), Pennisula Arts Chorale, Ten Tors Orchestra / Simon Ible (conductor), St Andrew’s Minster Church, Plymouth. 22.9.2012 (PRB) Read more

A Variable Start to the LSO’s New Season


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Szymanowski, Brahms. Janine Jansen (violin), London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 22.9.2012 (CG) Read more

Alice Coote’s Centenary Tribute to Kathleen Ferrier


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Schumann, Brahms and Mahler: A Wigmore Hall Ferrier Centenary Celebration Concert Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano) and Graham Johnson (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 20.9.2012 (JPr) Read more

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