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Colin Anderson
The Classical Source


Latest Concert & Opera Reviews

about this concert London Philharmonic/Vladimir Jurowski – Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Tristan und Isolde, Poem of Ecstasy – Barbara Hannigan gives world premiere of Magnus Lindberg’s Accused: three interrogations
about this concert CBSO/Michael Seal – Leonard Bernstein’s Divertimento & Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Symphony in F sharp – Freddy Kempf plays George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto
about this concert Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Charles Dutoit – Duke Bluebeard’s Castle with Ildikó Komlósi & Willard White – Marc-André Hamelin plays Liszt
about this concert Igor Levit at Wigmore Hall – Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons
about this concert LSO/Robin Ticciati with Simon Trpčeski and Karen Cargill – Toshio Hosokawa’s Blossoming II, Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, Mahler’s Fourth Symphony

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Latest CD & DVD Reviews

about this cd/dvd Szymanowski’s Symphonies 1 & 3 (The Song of the Night) and Love Songs of Hafiz – Ben Johnson/BBC Symphony Orchestra/Edward Gardner [Chandos]
about this cd/dvd Mozart’s Horn Concertos and Horn Quintet – Pip Eastop with The Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead and Eroica Quartet [Hyperion]
about this cd/dvd JoAnn Falletta conducts Bartók’s Kossuth, Two Portraits and Suite No.1 [Michael Ludwig; Buffalo Philharmonic; Naxos]
about this cd/dvd Sakari Oramo conducts Elgar’s First Symphony and Cockaigne Overture [Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; BIS]
about this cd/dvd Christian Blackshaw Mozart Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 [Wigmore Hall Live]

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Latest Features

about this feature Metropolitan Opera Live HD Broadcasts 2014-15: Franz Lehár’s Die lustige Witwe – The Merry Widow – with Renée Fleming [Showing on Saturday January 17]
about this feature Christmas Boxes 2014 – A Lucky Seven Selection – Richard Strauss operas, Colin Davis, Claudio Abbado, James Galway, Pierre Monteux, Pierre Boulez and Benjamin Britten...
about this feature Metropolitan Opera Live HD Broadcasts 2014-15: Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, directed by Otto Schenk, conducted by James Levine, with Michael Volle, Johan Botha, Annette Dasch & Johannes Martin Kränzle [Showing on Saturday December 13]
about this feature Feature Review: Panufnik 100 – A Family Celebration [30 November 2014, Kings Place, London]
about this feature Metropolitan Opera Live HD Broadcasts 2014-15: Rossini’s The Barber of Seville with Christopher Maltman, Lawrence Brownlee, Isabel Leonard, Paata Burchuladze and Maurizio Murano [Showing on Saturday November 22]

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