An Impressive New Work Partners the ‘Resurrection’ Symphony

29/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Phibbs, Mahler: Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, Kate Royal (soprano), Monica Groop (mezzo-soprano), Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 28.6.2012 (Gdn)  Read more

The Royal Choral Society Marks 140 Years of Singing

27/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Verdi, Requiem: Judith Howarth (soprano), Julia Riley (mezzo-soprano), Gwyn Hughes Jones (tenor) and Matthew Best (bass), Royal Choral Society, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Cooke (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London 25.6.2012 (JPr) Read more

The Royal Choral Society’s 140th Anniversary Concert

27/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Verdi, Requiem:  Judith Howarth (soprano), Julia Riley (mezzo-soprano), Gwyn Hughes-Jones (tenor), Matthew Best (bass), Royal Choral Society, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Cooke (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.6.2012 (JQ) Read more

Berlioz’s Requiem in St. Paul’s Cathedral: an Overwhelming Experience

27/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Berlioz: City of London Festival, Barry Banks (tenor), London Philharmonic Choir, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor). St Paul’s Cathedral, London, 26.6.2012 (MB) Read more

An Impressive James MacMillan Première in Coventry Cathedral

25/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Coventry Cathedral Golden Jubilee Concert. Coventry Cathedral, 23.6.2012 (JQ) Read more

Noseda’s Electrifying Beethoven Fifth

25/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wagner, Berg and Beethoven: Angela Denoke (soprano), London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 21.6.2012. (JPr) Read more

Weltethos: Far from Festival Fare

23/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Jonathan Harvey, Weltethos: Samuel West (speaker), CBSO Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus, CBSO Children’s Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner & Michael Seal (conductors). Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 21.6.2012 (JQ) Read more

Rattle and the Vienna Philharmonic: A Less Than Satisfying Experience

19/06/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Brahms, Webern, and Schumann:Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 17.6.2012 (MB) Read more

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