The Beatitudes in Coventry Cathedral – 50 Years Late!

23/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schoenberg, Beethoven, Bliss: Orla Boylan (soprano), Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Omar Ebrahim (narrator), Jonathan Scott (organ), Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, Paul Daniel (conductor). Coventry Cathedral, 22.9. 2012 (JQ) Read more

WNO’s Jephtha Appeals to Mind and Heart Alike in its Cardiff Revival

23/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel, Jephtha: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Paul Goodwin (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 22.9.2012 (GPu) Read more

Leonskaya Plays Schubert with Finesse and Sensibility.

21/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert: Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano), Wigmore Hall, London, 18.9.2012 (GD) Read more

The Lawson Trio at the Cheltenham Contemporary Concerts Series

20/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Schubert, Powers, Panufnik, Frances-Hoad, Beethoven: The Lawson Trio (Fenella Humphries – violin, Rebecca Knight – cello, Annabelle Lawson – piano), Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham, 19.9.2012 Read more

Flute and Voice Combine in an Entrancing Bach Programme

19/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Bach: Sir James Galway, Lady Jeanne Galway, Hannah Davey, Orchestra of St John’s / John Lubbock (conductor), Town Hall, Cheltenham, 11.9.2012. (RJ) Read more

Expressive and Flawless Singing from Australian Ensemble

18/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Unaccompanied Choral Music: The Australian Voices, St. Michael and All Angels with St. Mark’s Church, Preston, Lancashire 16.9.2012 (MC) Read more

Nelsons’ Electrifying Season Opener in Birmingham

16/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Strauss, Mahler: Sarah Fox (soprano), Mihoko Fujimura (mezzo-soprano), CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor). Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 15.9.2012 (JQ) Read more

A Variable Recital from Alberto Reyes

16/09/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach/Liszt, Chopin, Brahms, Busoni, Liszt: Alberto Reyes (piano). Wigmore Hall, London, 1 1.9. 2012 (CC) Read more

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