Innocence and Humour on Musical Fringe

 Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 (5)   The Horne Section: Underbelly, Bristo Square, Edinburgh, 20.8.2014 Alex Horne –  Monsieur Butterfly: Pleasance. Edinburgh, 20.8.2014 (SRT)   The Horne Section are one of my favourite regular acts on the Fringe.  Not only are they brilliant musicians, but they have a perfect line on silly, slightly innocent comedy which … Read more

Beethoven 9th Triumphs Over Rain

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Aspen Music Festival (15): Vladimir Feltsman (piano), Aspen Chamber Orchestra, Jun Märkl (conductor); Susanna Phillips (soprano), Carolyn Sproule (mezzo-soprano), Vinson Cole (tenor), Eric Owens (bass-baritone), Colorado Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe (chorus director), Aspen Festival Orchestra, Robert Spano (conductor). Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, Colorado. 15-17.8.2014 (HS)

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Rhythmic Vitality in Kopatchinskaja’s Bartók Performance

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United KingdomUnited Kingdom Edinburgh International Festival 2014 (15) – Linberg, Bartók, Beethoven:  Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra /Vladimir Jurowski (conductor), Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 18.8.2014 (SRT)

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