Venzago and the Berlin Symphony Visit London

27/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Weber, Schumann, Beethoven: Berlin Symphony Orchestra (aka Konzerthausorchester Berlin), Kit Armstrong (piano), Mario Venzago (conductor), Cadogan Hall, London 25.5.2012 (Gdn) Read more

Ashkenazy Conducts Russian Music

26/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Prokofiev, Shostakovich: Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano), Sergey Alexashkin (bass), Philharmonia Voices & Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy (Conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London, 24.5.2012 (CC)  Read more

Harrison Birtwistle ‘In Portrait’

25/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Birtwistle: London Sinfonietta, David Atherton (conductor). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 24.2.2012 (MB) Read more

Ashkenazy’s lovingly respectful way with Berlioz and Bruch

24/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Berlioz, Bruch: Alina Pogostkina (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor), St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 22.5.2012 (GPu) Read more

Poetry – and Rhetoric – from Pianist Olli Mustonen

24/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Bach, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov: Olli Mustonen (piano), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh college of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 20.5.2012 (GPu) Read more

Jessye Norman: The Great American Diva Still Has ‘It’

23/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Bernstein, Rodgers, Gershwin, Arlen, Donaldson, Weill, Duke Ellington:  Jessye Norman (soprano); Mark Markham (piano). Royal Festival Hall, London, 21.5.2012 (CC) Read more

A Disappointing First Encounter with Arcadi Volodos

23/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Schubert, Brahms, and Liszt: Arcadi Volodos (piano). Royal Festival Hall, London, 22.5.2012 (MB) Read more

Bernard Haitink’s Great Authority in Bruckner

22/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bruckner:Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor). Barbican Hall, London, 20.5.2012 (MB) Read more

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