Berg and Beethoven were served to perfection at the Barbican by soloists, chorus, Simon Rattle and LSO

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Beethoven 250 – Berg, Beethoven: Lisa Batiashvili (violin), Elsa Dreisig (soprano), Pavol Breslik (tenor), David Soar (bass), London Symphony Chorus and London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Simon Rattle (conductor). Barbican Hall, 19.1.2020. (AK)

LSO’s Christus am Ölberge (c) Candice Wittion

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Wigmore Hall’s A Winter Birthday is a true celebration of what is good, noble and deeply human

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Various composers, A Winter Birthday: Ailish Tynan (soprano), Anna Huntley (mezzo-soprano), Theodore Platt (baritone), Janet Suzman (readings), Graham Johnson (piano). Wigmore Hall, 21.12.2019. (AK)

L to r: Johnson, Wigmore Hall’s John Gilhooly, Suzman, Tynan, Huntley and Platt.

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