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4 hours, 56 minutes ago   -  

La Bohème review buoyant, with a Rodolfo to treasure

Coliseum, London Jonathan Millers 2009 production is less revolutionary now, but this cast, especially David Butt Philip, is ebullient and full of warmth and skill Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

Arcadi Volodos review virtuoso spinning heads, still

Royal Festival Hall, London From fiery passages to moments of sublime quietness, the Russian pianist displayed the full range of his mercurial talent Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

Maria João Pires / Dumay / Meneses review spooky elegance

Wigmore Hall, London Halloween-appropriate programming of the Ghost sonata was the centrepiece of a beguiling set of Beethoven piano trio chamber music / Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

Finzi: Requiem da Camera, Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy, etc CD review hymns to the fallen

Williams/Irons/City of London Choir/London Mozart Players/Wetton (Naxos) / Continue reading...

Yesterday   -  

Suite scandal: why Bach's wife cannot take credit for his cello masterwork

A film detailing an Australian music professors theory that Bachs second wife Anna Magdalena composed one of his most famous works is causing a classical stir. Renowned cellist Steven Isserlis debunks the claim / Continue reading...

October 28   -  

Nat Nakasa: a South African in New York, years ahead of his time

New musical work celebrates Nat Nakasa, a journalist who was exiled from South Africa and whose life ended in Harlem / Continue reading...

October 28   -  

Bach: Orchestral Suites review Egarrs chamber approach reaps rewards

Academy of Ancient Music/Egarr (AAM) (2 CDs) Continue reading...

October 27   -  

Brecon Baroque festival review grave but graceful Bach

Various venues, Brecon Rachel Podgers ensemble were well attuned to the cumulative powers of JS Bach, while Mahan Esfahani brought humanity on and off the stage Continue reading...

October 27   -  

LSO/Harding review bringing affirmative wordliness to Mahlers Ninth

Barbican, London Daniel Hardings death-defying approach held Mahlers morbidity / Continue reading...

October 26   -  

Red Note/Orchestre dAuvergne review haunting and hard-hitting new sounds

Music Hall, Aberdeen On its 10th anniversary, the sound festival commemorated the first world war with three new works alongside an arresting, coolly delivered violin concerto Continue reading...
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