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

Cardiff celebrates Paul Sacher’s Extraordinary Commissioning Legacy


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Martin, Lutosławski, Stravinsky, Honegger: Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord), Catrin Finch (harp), Lucas Macías Navarro (oboe), Louis Schwizgebel (piano) BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Thierry Fischer (conductor), Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, 16.3.2012 (GPu) Read more

Nico Muhly, the Britten Sinfonia, and Friends at the Barbican.


United KingdomUnited Kingdom  Mazzoli, Pallett, Muhly: Oliver Coates (cello), Pekka Kuusisto (violin/director), Britten Sinfonia, André de Ridder (conductor)Nico Muhly (keyboards), Doveman (Thomas Bartlett) (keyboards), Owen Pallett (cello and voice), Nadia Strota (viola), Sam Amidon (guitar and voice), Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Oliver Coates (cello), Thomas Gould (violin), Barbican Hall, London. 16.3.2012. (CG) Read more

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert, Nicola Benedetti and Friends


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Shostakovich, Mahler: Nicola Benedetti (violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Maxim Rysanov (viola), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) and Alexei Grynyuk (piano). LSO St Luke’s, London, 15.3.2012. (JPr) Read more

Daniil Trifonov : Competition Winner Draws Crowds and Cheers at Wigmore Debut


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Schubert, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Chopin: Daniil Trifonov (piano), Wigmore Hall, London. 14.3.2012 (RB) Read more

Hereford Choral Society Celebrates in Style its First 175 Years of Music Making


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Verdi: Requiem. Claire Seaton (soprano), Jeanette Ager (mezzo-soprano), Justin Lavender (tenor), David Stout (baritone), Hereford Choral Society, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Bowen (conductor). Hereford Cathedral, 17.3.2012 (JQ) Read more

Swansea Bach Choir Maintains its High Standards.


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Bach, Blow, Purcell, Tallis, Gibbons, Pärt: Swansea Bach Choir/Greg Hallam (conductor), James Gough (organ), Rebecca Herman (cello), St Mary’s Church, Swansea, 17.3.2012.(NR) Read more

Brett Dean:Total Immersion in the Ever-Unpredictable Composer


United KingdomUnited Kingdom Brett Dean, Total Immersion: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Guildhall Chamber Ensemble, Renaud Capuçon (violin), Brett Dean (conductor, viola), David Robertson (conductor), Barbican, London, 18.3.2012 (GDn) Read more

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