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January 23   -  

Berlioz Romeo and Juliet - Andrew Davis BBC SO Barbican

A foreunner of the Shakespeare 400 marathon to come, Hector Berlioz Romeo and Juliet (Roméo et Juliette)  Op 17 (1839)  with Andrew Davis and the BBCSO at the Barbican Hall.  An inspired choice! Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet ...

January 23   -  

François-Xavier Roth LSO Wagner Berg Mahler 5 Barbican

François-Xavier Roth conducted the London Symphony Orchestra  Wagner, Berg and Mahler at the Barbican, London,. All music is "modern" : Monteverdi was new in his time, and Bach, and Wagner. Anyone who genuinely knows Roth's innovative work ...

January 20   -  

10,000 voices Ode to Joy

Ten thousand voices in unison, singing Beethoven Ode to Joy.  A clip from the legendary concert in Sendai, Japan, on December 17th  2010, celebrating Beethoven's birthday. Genius logistics - imagine getting that many people together and ...

January 17   -  

Oramo BBCSO Butterworth Anna Clyne Elgar

Sakari  Oramo's Elgar credentials are beyond reproach. With the City of Birmingham Symphony Orcehstra, he led the Elgar 150th birthday celebrations, culminating in a stunning series of all three symphonies. He didn't win nthe Elgar Medal - even ...

January 16   -  

Schubert's Fidelio - Die Freunde von Salamanka

Schubert's FidelioDie Freund von Salamanka D326, 1815. Schubert was only eighteen when it was written, yet already it was his seventh known work for stage. Although the spoken dialogues have long gone missing, the  nature ...

January 15   -  

Liszt and Loewe Lieder RAM Song Circle

The Ballads of Carl Loewe and Franz List feature in the rectial on Sundsay 17th January (3pm) at the Wigmore hall.  The Royal Academy of Muisc Song Circle is always worth hearing. The singers change from year to year, but they are good (as you'd ...

January 14   -  

Boulez, Birtwistle and Max - the famed Boulez at 80 concert

Now available on BBC I player, the famous concert "Boulez at 80" where Boulez, Harrison Birtwistle and Peter Maxwell Davies all met together on stage at the Barbican, London, when Boulez was presented with a medal from the British Association ...

January 13   -  

Benjamin Appl Schubert Wigmore Hall

Luca Pisaroni and Wolfram Rieger were due to give the latest installment in the Wigmore Hall's complete Schubert songs  series, but both had to cancel at short notice. Fortunately, the Wigmore Hall rises to such contingencies, and gave us ...

January 12   -  

Boulez Mass

Announced in the French press: "Un hommage sera rendu jeudi à 16H00 en l'église Saint-Sulpice à Paris au compositeur et chef d'orchestre français Pierre Boulez, décédé mardi dernier à 90 ans à ...

January 11   -  

Camping out with Franz Schubert

Before Benjamin Appl's  Schubert recital at the Wigmore Hall tonight, a bit of fun.  Franz Schubert at the movies!  That's Richard Tauber on the left, playing Schubert in "Blossom Time",  a 1934 British musical which bears little ...
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