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Concert Reviews

short description Royal Philharmonic Orchestra plays Górecki, Lutosławski, Maxwell Davies & Szymanowski with Jakob Kullberg & Giovanni Guzzo
short description Kensington Symphony Orchestra/Russell Keable – The Shard, Max 5, Rachmaninov 2
short description Ray Davies’s Meltdown – Secret Theatre & Eight Songs for a Mad King [London Sinfonietta]
short description Kommilitonen! [Opera by Peter Maxwell Davies & David Pountney at Royal Academy of Music]
short description Britten Sinfonia at Lunch – MacMillan, Maxwell Davies & Shostakovich
short description Doric String Quartet & Roderick Williams at Wigmore Hall – Britten, Korngold and a Peter Maxwell Davies premiere
short description Arditti Quartet at Zankel Hall – Rihm, Dusapin & Birtwistle
short description Peter Maxwell Davies 75th-Birthday Concert at Wigmore Hall
short description BBC Singers at Chester Cathedral
short description BBC Philharmonic – James MacMillan 50th-Birthday Concert

BBC Proms Reviews

short description Proms at ... Wilton’s Music Hall – songbirdsongs ... Molly's Song 3 ... Eight Songs for a Mad King
short description Prom 4: Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim – Elgar Symphony 2 – UK premiere of Harrison Birtwistle’s Deep Time
short description Proms Chamber Music 7: Armida Quartett, Lise Berthaud, David Saudubray – Schubert D703, Sally Beamish, Mozart K515
short description Prom 56: CBeebies I
short description Prom 33: BBC Philharmonic/Juanjo Mena – Mark Simpson’s Israfel, Max's Sir Charles his Pavan & Elgar 1 – Johannes Moser plays Dutilleux’s Tout un monde lointain
short description Prom 45: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit – Debussy’s Petite Suite & Shostakovich 15 – Elisabeth Leonskaja plays Mozart K482
short description Prom 70: Peter Maxwell Davies at 80 – Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Ben Gernon with Dimitri Ashkenazy & Robert Jordan – Ebb of Winter, Strathclyde Concerto 4, An Orkney Wedding
short description PSM4: Harrison Birtwistle – Verses for Ensembles, Dinah and Nick’s Love Song, Meridian – Birmingham Contemporary Music Group/Oliver Knussen with Hilary Summers and Exaudi
short description PSM3: Peter Maxwell Davies – Linguae ignis, Revelation and Fall, A Mirror of Whitening Light – London Sinfonietta/Sian Edwards with Tim Gill and Rebecca Bottone
short description Prom 38: BBC Philharmonic/John Storgårds with Leonard Elschenbroich – Finlandia, Max 5, Frank Bridge’s Oration, Sibelius 2; Peter Maxwell Davies Composer Portrait

CD Reviews

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Features & Interviews

short description Max – A Celebration
short description David Bowie (1947-2016) – forever crossing-over to the other side
short description Edward Greenfield’s Portrait Gallery [book review]
short description Feature Report – XI Lionel Tertis International Viola Festival & Competition [15-23 March 2013]
short description Interview with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies – Kommilitonen! – Royal Academy of Music [18-25 March 2011]
short description Interview with Thomas Hyde [Premiere of his String Quartet – Kings Place, London, on 28 February 2010]
short description Feature Review – Total Immersion: Hans Werner Henze [BBC Symphony Orchestra, 16 January 2010]
short description Feature Review: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies – The Ten Naxos Quartets
short description Eight Songs for Aladdin Sane: Peter Maxwell Davies and David Bowie – Can those boys foxtrot!
short description Kings Place at King’s Cross

Classical News

MAX: A CELEBRATION – Official memorial for Sir Peter Maxwell Davies to take place at St John’s Smith Square on 27 June, including a Maxwell Davies world premiere
LSO and Simon Rattle give world premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies's The Hogboon
Peter Maxwell Davies: Master and Maverick: BBC Four, Friday 1 April at 20:00
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies dies aged 81
Composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies's Symphony No.10, commissioned & premiered by the London Symphony Orchestra, wins South Bank Sky Arts Award
Proms Plus: Authors Michael Morpurgo and Martin Amis, composers Sir Harrison Birtwistle and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and spoken word artist George the Poet amongst star line-up
New Year's Honours List 2014 [Simon Rattle, Peter Maxwell Davies, Stephen Hough, Carlos Acosta, Katherine Jenkins]
Intermusica Sign Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
Peter Maxwell Davies Attacks Scottish Government's 'Absolute Ignorance' of the Arts
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