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May 29   -  

Llŷr Williams review – Beethoven from a pianist of probing intellect

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff The pianist has the rare ability to shed new light on familiar music, and discovered new relationships between the sonatas of Op 31 and Op 101 / Llŷr Williams is a natural ...

May 28   -  

Readers recommend: songs that build

... up momentum, energy, intensity, layers, volume or sheer emotion. From a whisper to a scream, suggest music that grows in unusual or powerful ways / Continue reading...

May 28   -  

Sibelius: King Christian II CD review – poignant understatement

Turku Philharmonic/Segerstam/Pajala/Torikka/Kuolema (Naxos) / Continue reading...

May 28   -  

Ysaÿe: Solo Violin Sonatas CD review – a ride to the limits of violin technique

Ibragimova (Hyperion) / Continue reading...

May 28   -  

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor and 12 Lyric Pieces CD review – an expansive, romantic interpretation

Javier Perianes (Harmonia Mundi) Continue reading...

May 28   -  

Murail: Le Partage des Eaux; Contes Cruels; Sillages CD review – wonderfully diligent

BBC Symphony Orchestra/Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (Aeon) / Continue reading...

May 28   -  

10 of the best: redesigned pianos

Proving that Daniel Barenboim doesn’t have the monopoly on creating new pianos, here are some of the weirdest and most wonderful piano mods / Related: Daniel Barenboim review – interesting rather than revelatory Schubert playing ...

May 28   -  

Daniel Barenboim review – interesting rather than revelatory Schubert playing

Royal Festival Hall, London Barenboim’s first Schubert concert focused attention on his newly designed piano, which had perhaps too much power for the modest D664 sonata / Related: Daniel Barenboim reveals radical new ...

May 27   -  

Barenboim - A free and uninhibited spirit

Documentary maker Christopher Nupen remembers his first encounter with Daniel Barenboim, and tells the story of their collaboration that led to the legendary 1969 film, The Trout / Watch a clip from the film / Daniel Barenboim first swam ...

May 27   -  

The Trout - watch a clip from a film documenting a legendary performance of Schubert's chamber work

On 30 August 1969, five young musicians came together to play Schubert's Trout Quintet in the new Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Their names: Daniel Barenboim (piano), Itzhak Perlman (violin), Pinchas Zukerman (viola), Jacqueline du Pré (cello) ...
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