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Provencal Handel in Faversham

21 hours agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Peter Paul RubensThe Judgement of Solomon On Saturday 22 October 2016, Musique Cordiale International Festival is presenting Handel's Solomon at Faversham Parish Church, in Kent, as part of the Canterbury Festival. Graham Ross conducts...Show More Summary

Unequal Times: Club Inégales 5th anniversary season

21 hours agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Peter Wiegold and Notes Ine?gales by Frederique Bellec The second concert of Peter Wiegold's Club Inégales autumn season, Unequal Times, takes place on Thursday 27 October when Chorale Inégales (made up of singers from Trinity Laban)...Show More Summary

CONNECT: The Audience as Artist

21 hours agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

On Saturday 22 October 2016 at St John's Smith Square, London Sinfonietta and conductor Sian Edwards are presenting two world premieres, by Christian Mason and by Huan Ruo as part of the inaugural concert of the pan-European project CONNECT, with both works involving a degree of audience participation. Show More Summary

Bizet's Pearl Fishers make a theatrical return to ENO

English National Opera - The Pearl Fishers - (c) Robbie Jack Bizet The Pearl Fishers; Claudia Boyle, Robert McPherson, Jacques Imbrailo, James Creswell, dir: Penny Woolcock, cond: Roland Böer; English National Opera Reviewed by Robert...Show More Summary

Redefining what a competition is: the Leeds International Piano Competition

Dame Fanny Waterman c. Andy Manning (2009) Since its inception in 1961, Dame Fanny Waterman has very much been the Leeds International Piano Competition, founding it, acting as artistic director and CEO. That was until she retired after the festival in 2015. Show More Summary

A labour of love: John Joubert's Jane Eyre

The South-African born composer John Joubert (based in the UK since the late 1940s) will celebrate his 90th birthday in 2017, and in celebration his opera Jane Eyre is being recorded on the SOMM label. The opera is being given in concert...Show More Summary

The Italian and the French taste explored: the music of Francois Couperin and Sebastien Brossard

Couperin Trois lecons de Tenebres, Brossard Sonate en trio en mi mineur, Sonate en trio en la mineur, Stabat Mater, Lucy Crowe, Elizabeth Watts, La Nuova Musica, David Bates; Harmonia Mundi Couperin Les Nations: Sonates e suites de Symphonies...Show More Summary

Frederic Wake-Walker directs first new production of Le nozze di Figaro at La Scala for 30 years

Frederic Wake-Walker in rehearsal with cast of Le nozze di FigaroPhoto credit BresciaAmisano ©Teatro alla Scala Frederic Wake-Walker, the artistic director of Mahogany Opera, is directing Le nozze di Figaro at La Scala, Milan in a production which opens on 26 October 2016. Show More Summary

LMP goes Bach to Baby

At a Bach to Baby concert ©Bach to Baby Alejandro Tamagno.jpg At a time when arts organisations are concerned to attract younger audiences, Bach to Baby has been creative and started at the very beginning, by creating concert series aimed at including parents, toddlers and babies. Show More Summary

Timeless story told with elegance and economy: Monteverdi's Ulysses from English Touring Opera

Monteverdi - Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria - English Touring Opera - photo Richard Hubert Smith Caroline Dobbin, Andrew Slater, Clint van der Linde, Robert Anthony Gardiner - photo Richard Hubert Smith Monteverdi Il ritorno d’UlisseShow More Summary

Vivaldi Rocks: Hugo Ticciati and O/Modernt at Kings Place

Hugo Ticciati and O/Modernt Hugo Ticciati and his Swedish ensemble O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra are returning to Kings Place on Saturday 22 October 2016 for a typically challenging and intriguing concert. Very much true to the ensemble's...Show More Summary

Transcendent dance: Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time at St John's Smith Square

Olivier Messiaen in 1946 Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time; Daniel Grimwood, David Campbell, Jamie Campbell, James Barrelet; St John's Smith Square Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Oct 13 2016 Star rating: 4.0 Lunchtime performance of...Show More Summary

Played by the picture of Nobody

PLAY, the festival of arts and humanities held at the King’s College London, continues apace and on Wednesday 19 October 2016 the ensemble Lontano conducted by Odaline de la Martinez and the Tali-Varbanow Piano Duo will perform a programme...Show More Summary

Baltic Wagner: Kristjan Järvi and the Baltic Sea Philharmonic

Wagner/de Vlieger Wagner's Ring: An orchestral adventure; Baltic Sea Philharmonic Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi; Sony Classical Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Oct 6 2016 Star rating: 3.5 Exciting orchestral Wagner from Kristjan Järvi's new young ensemble This new disc on Sony Classical showcases Kristjan Järvi's new ensemble the Baltic Sea Philharmonic. Show More Summary

Fascinating mix of old and new: Brodsky Quartet and David Hansen

David Hansen - photo Tonje Thilesen Purcell, Handel, Bach, Pergolesi, Respighi, Goosens, Pawe? Szyma?ski, Roxanna Panufnik; David Hansen, Brodsky Quartet; Kings Place Reviewed by Ruth Hansford on Oct 13 2016 Star rating: 4.0 New andShow More Summary

Two clarinets - Ponchielli's Il Convegno

Amilcare Ponchielli is best known for his opera La Gioconda, but he also wrote instrumental music and there is a chance to hear his Il Convegno, divertimento for two clarinets and piano, on Monday 17 October 2017 at the 1901 Arts Club in Waterloo. Show More Summary

Wanda Landowska tribute

The great Polish-French harpsichordist Wanda Landowska is remembered in a recital on Sunday 16 October 2016. Harpsichordist Katarzyna Kowalik pays a tribute to legendary harpsichordist at the Polish Hearth Club, 55 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 2PN. Show More Summary

If the UN had a house-band circa 1962: Thomas Lauderdale and Pink Martini

Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes and Pink Martini The genre-crossing pianist Thomas Lauderdale and his ensemble Pink Martini are currently on tour and will be performing in the UK from 21 October 2016, including appearing at The Royal Albert Hall. Show More Summary

A sound investment: BCMG's new season

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's (BCMG) 2016/17 season starts on 15 October 2016 at the Wigmore Hall, with the first of two BCMG concerts devoted to the music of Helen Grime. Grime was first commissioned by BCMG in 2009, and the concert will feature her music alongside composers who have profoundly influenced her. Show More Summary

Diversity and Inclusion

Chineke! Orchestra The predominantly white male middle-class nature of Western classical music is something which is, thankfully, changing; rapidly in some areas, less so in others. BBC Radio 3 is focusing on the area of compositionShow More Summary

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