Complementary Music by Penderecki and Jonny Greenwood at the Barbican


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Penderecki, Jonny Greenwood: AUKSO Chamber Orchestra of the City of Tychy, Krysztof Penderecki, *Marek Mos (conductors), Grzegorz Barszczewski (lighting design), Marcin Bania, Maciej Malinowski (video), Barbican Hall, London 22.3.2012 (CC) Read more

Music from the Future:Celebration of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Aagaami (“Future”) :Various Artists from the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London. 17.3.2012 (CC) Read more

Stoical Reserve in Tippett’s A Child of our Time


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Tippett, Hugh Wood: Anthony Marwood(violin),  Nicole Cabell (soprano) , Karen Cargill (mezzo), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Matthew Rose( bass) , BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Barbican Hall, London, 23.3.12 (GDn) Read more

All Russian Programmme by Piano Laureate of Hones International Piano Competition


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Medtner, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgski:  Georgy Tchaidze (piano) Wigmore Hall, London 19.3.2012 (RB) Read more

Anne-Sophie Mutter in Recital in Manchester


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mozart, Schubert, Lutosławski, Saint-Saëns: Anne Sophie Mutter (violin), Lambert Orkis (piano), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 20.3.2012 (MC) Read more

Three Favourite Pieces by the LSO


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Richard Strauss, Mahler, Brahms: Christopher Maltman (baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, Robin Ticciati (conductor), Barbican Hall, London. 15.3.2012. (CG)   Read more

Interesting Beethoven from François-Frédéric Guy Despite an Inconsiderate Audience


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Beethoven: François-Frédéric Guy (piano). Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 20.3.2012 (MB) Read more

Storgårds Fails to Engage BBC Philharmonic in Sibelius


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Sibelius, Beethoven, Sibelius: Martin Roscoe (piano), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/John Storgårds (conductor), Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 16.3.2012 (MC) Read more

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