A Passion to Inspire from Ex Cathedra

10/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom J S Bach, St John Passion, BVW 245: Ex Cathedra Choir, Academy, Soloists and Baroque Orchestra,  Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor), Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 5.4.2012 (GR).

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Daniel Barenboim Leads a Mixed Programme of Falla and Ravel

08/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Berlin Staatsoper Festtage (1) – Falla and Ravel: Filarmonica della Scala, Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor). Philharmonie, Berlin, 6.4.2012 (MB) Read more

The Gould Piano Trio in Czech Chamber Music

07/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Dvořák, Janáček: Gould Piano Trio, Wigmore Hall, London. 3.4.2012 (RB) Read more

Piano Music for Six Hands; The Shape of the Future?

05/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Piano Triets, Severnside Composers’ Alliance Recital, Colston Hall 2, Bristol, 4.4.2012 (RJ) Read more

Verdi’s Requiem from Gergiev and the Mariinsky Opera: A Messy Clash of Styles

05/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi, Requiem: Victoria Yastrebova (soprano), Olga Borodina (mezzo-sorano), Sergey Semishkur (tenor), Ildar Abdrazkov (bass), Mariinsky Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Barbican, London 4.4.2012 (Gdn) Read more

St Petersburg Philharmonic Perform Stunning All-Russian Programme

04/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich: Dmitri Alexeev (piano), St. Petersburg Philharmonic,Yuri Temirkanov (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 1.4.2012 (MC) Read more

Schubert Trio Lifts the Spirits in Cardiff

04/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert: Lesley Hadfield Trio: Lesley Hadfield (violin), Alistair Beatson (piano), Guy Johnston (cello), Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff, 30.3.2010. (GPu) Read more

Semyon Bychkov Conducts Mahler’s Third. A Qualified Success.

02/04/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mahler: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano), Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Ladies of the London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Semyon Bychkov (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 1.4.2012 (MB) Read more

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