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CONCERT REVIEWS

2020


May 9 Gothenburg ~ Göteborgs Symfoniker - Rouvali

May 13, 15 Gothenburg ~ Göteborgs Symfoniker - Rouvali

May 27 Paris ~ Orchestre de Paris

June 3 Bergen International Festival ~ Oslo Philharmonic - Andsnes

June 5 Amsterdam ~ Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - Gimeno

June 7 Dortmund ~ Konzerthausorchester Berlin - Gražinytė-Tyla, Soltani

June 10 Stockholm ~ Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra - Gilbert

June 13 Berlin ~ Berliner Philharmoniker - Petrenko

15 June London ~ BBC Wigmore - Cooper

19 June Cologne, Amsterdam ~ Măcelaru, Levit, Bychkov

25 June Sychrov Castle ~ Czech Philharmonic Orchestra - Bychkov, Masaryk

26 June Hamburg ~ Argerich, Capuçon

27 June Toulouse ~ L’Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse - Sokhiev, Chamayou

2 July Caramoor ~ Barnatan

5 July Internationale Schostakowitsch Tage Gohrisch ~ Shostakovich Premieres - Avdeeva, Trifonov, Masleev

6 July Rencontres Musicales d’Évian ~ Quatuor Modigliani - Chamayou, Dubost, Capuçon

22 July Festival Wanderer 1 ~ Solsberg Festival: Solsberg - Gabetta, Meyer, Cho

30 July Festival Wanderer 2 ~ Pärnu Music Festival

22 August Festival Wanderer 3 ~ Salzburg Festival: Wiener Philharmoniker - Thielemann

[26 August] Festival Wanderer 4 ~ Chopin and His Europe: Baeva, Kholodenko

4 September Festival Wanderer 5 ~ Dvořák Prague International Music Festival: Czech Philharmonic - Bychkov, Petr

6 September Festival Wanderer 6 ~ Musikfest Berlin: Altstaedt


2021


28 July Pärnu Music Festival

7 August London BBC Proms ~ Jonathon Heyward's Eroica

10 December Tallinn ~ Estonian National Symphony Orchestra - Elts, Ruubel



2022


12 January ~ Winter Downloads, New Year Diversions - Franck, Celibidache, Antonini, Savall

24 January London ~ Brauß

26 January Basel ~ Il Giardino Armonico & Kammerorchester Basel - Antonini

6 February London ~ Philharmonia - Rouvali, Kantorow

12 February Berlin ~ Berliner Philharmoniker - Petrenko, Schiff

27 February London ~ Babayan, Argerich

13 March London ~ Ukrainians, Russians, Mozart at St Mary's Perivale

14 March London ~ Fliter

19 March London ~ Levanon

27 March Berlin ~ For Freedom and Peace - Nodoka Okisawa, Kissin, Pogossov, Kashimoto, Sinkevich,

members of Berliner Philharmoniker

1 May Liepāja ~ Berliner Philharmoniker European Concert - Petrenko, Garanča


6 May Berlin ~ Berliner Philharmoniker - Manacorda, Gerhaher


7 May Berlin ~ Karajan Academy 50th Anniversary - Petrenko, Okisawa, Delepelaire





10 May London ~ Klinton


26 May London ~ Philharmonia - Blomstedt, Pires

3 June London ~ Oslo Philharmonic - Mäkelä, Davidsen

6 June London ~ Guildhall School of Music & Drama Summer Opera double-bill


10 June Valletta ~ Music for a While - Ghigo, Camilleri Podesta, Fiorini

25 June Rheingau Music Festival ~ Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Altinoğlu

25 July Pärnu Music Festival 2022

7 August London BBC Proms - Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Andsnes

12 August London BBC Proms - Oslo Philharmonic, Mäkelä, Wang


CD DVD REVIEWS

RAMBLINGS


2020


May 31 ~ Neglected British Composers - Adrian Williams, Havergal Brian

May 31 ~ Celibidache's Bruckner Four

June 4 ~ Colour and Light - Williamson

9 June ~ Homage to Godowsky - Gugnin

15 June ~ Grieg's Piano Rolls

19 June ~ Celibidache's Enescu

20 June ~ Haydn's Da capos

27 June ~ Studio Sterility

30 June ~ Loughran

11 July ~ McCabe

20 July ~ Haydn 82

21 July ~ Feinberg - Hamelin

30 July ~ LSO personnel

4 August ~ Leon Fleisher - obituary


2022


5 May ~ Paavo Järvi’s Tchaikovsky Symphonies - Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich

23 May ~ Norma Fisher's BBC Recordings Vols 1-3

25 May ~ Jerfi Aji's Poems, Colours, Flames

31 May ~ Ivana Gavrić's Grieg

2 June ~ Jeffrey Ginn