A Cheltenham Commemoration of Scott of the Antarctic

09/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Conquering the Antarctic:  Hugh Bonneville (narrator), Robert Murray (tenor), Katherine Watson (soprano), Bath Camerata & Wells Cathedral School Chamber Choir (female voices), City of London Sinfonia, Stephen Layton (conductor). Cheltenham Town Hall  8.2.2012 (JQ) Read more

Nézet-Séguin’s Unconvincing Substitute Finale to Bruckner’s Ninth

09/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Bruckner:  Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choirs/ Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor) Royal Festival Hall, London, 5.2.2012. (GD)   Read more

Thrilling Virtuosity from Marc-André Hamelin

08/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Haydn, Stockhausen, Villa-Lobos, Liszt: Marc-André Hamelin (piano) Wigmore Hall, London 6.2.2012 (RB)

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Jiří Bĕlohlávek Takes Leave of BBC Orchestra with Dvořák Opera

07/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák Jakobín:  (sung in Czech, with English surtitles). Soloists, BBC Singers, Trinity Boys’ Choir & Old Palace Chamber Choir, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bĕlohlávek (concuctor), Barbican Hall, London, 4.2.2012. (CC) Read more

Accomplishment and Promise from The Benyounes Quartet

07/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Haydn, Brahms: The Benyounes Quartet: Zara Benyounes, Emily Holland (violin), Sara Roberts (viola) Kim Vaughan (cello). Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 5.2.12. (GP) Read more

Grandeur and Bleakness in Mark Padmore’s Winterreise

07/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Winterreise: Mark Padmore (tenor), Paul Lewis (piano), Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 6.2.2012 (SRT) Read more

Kurt Masur Inspires the Philharmonia to Top Form

06/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Mendelssohn, Bruckner: Arabella Steinbacher (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra, Kurt Masur (conductor), Royal Festival Hall, London. 2. 2. 2012 (CC) Read more

Peter Jablonski Excels in American Piano Music and in Grieg

05/02/2012

United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Liszt, Grieg, Gershwin, Copland, Barber: Peter Jablonski (piano) Queen Elizabeth Hall 31.1.2012 (RB) Read more

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