Birmingham Celebrates Oliver Knussen at Sixty

16/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Ravel, Knussen, Berg, Debussy: Claire Booth (soprano), CBSO Youth Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 3. 5. 2012 (CT) Read more

Chipping Campden Spans Four Centuries of Music

15/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mendelssohn, Kurtág, Schubert: Elias Quartet with Amy Norrington, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 11.5.2012

Purcell: Mhairi Lawson (soprano),  Academy of Ancient Music / William Carter (conductor), St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, 14.5.2012 Read more

The Belcea Quartet Plays Beethoven with Mixed Results

15/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven: Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea, Axel Schacher (violins), Krzysztof Chorzelski (viola), Antoine Lederlin (cello)). Wigmore Hall, London, 14.5.2012 (MB) Read more

Freddy Kempf’s Intelligent and Integrated View of Beethoven

15/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven: Freddy Kempf (piano/conductor), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, 11.5.12 (GPu) Read more

A Jubilant Celebration of George Benjamin

14/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom George Benjamin and Ligeti:Samuel Coles (flute), Gordon Hunt (oboe), Kent County Junior Choir, Kent Girls Choir, Musicians from St Elphege’s RC Junior School, Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School, Centre for Young Musicians, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School, Bromley Youth Music Trust, and Chestnut Grove School, Whitstable Recorder Ensemble, Kent Youth Recorders, Philharmonia Orchestra, George Benjamin (conductor). Royal Festival Hall, London, 13.5.2012 (MB) Read more

Outstanding Bartok Performances from Peter Eotvos and LSO

13/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bartok, Szymanowski: Nikolai Znaider (violin), Steve Davislim (tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Peter Eotvos (conductor), Barbican Hall, London 8.5.2012 (GD). Read more

Mariss Jansons Conducts Richard Strauss With Mixed Success

13/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  R. Strauss: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/Mariss Jansons. Barbican Hall, London 12.5.2012 (CC) Read more

Plymouth Enjoys Flawless Bach Double Concerto by Latchem and Hayek

13/05/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Handel, Telemann, Bach: David Shead (trumpet), Jonathan Watts (piano), Malcolm Latchem and Caroline Hayek (violins), Ten Tors Chamber Orchestra, Simon Ible (conductor) , Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University. 11.5. 2012 (PRB) Read more

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