BBC PROMS 6: Nicola Benedetti, BBC NOW and…

This review was written for CultureVulture.net. To read the review there, click here, otherwise continue to read below.  As a BBC Proms regular, Nicola Benedetti had the Royal Albert Hall’s attention all to herself when…

Isabelle Faust and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe - photo by Chris Christodoulou/BBC.

BBC Proms 3 – Haitink & the Chamber…

Event took place on July 16th 2017. Original review was published on Culturevulture.net. Click here to read review on CultureVulture.net.  Welcome to the BBC Proms 2017. Marking their 90th anniversary, the Proms continues to pursue Henry Wood’s…

7 Star Arts – Sweet Harmony

Totally last minute! I got word from Fran (@Crosseyedpiano) about 7 Star Arts's concert taking place not too far from me. It was their Sweet Harmony concert which focused on the genius of Shakespeare through…

Jonas Kaufmann at Helmut Deutsch at The Barbican 2017

Jonas Kaufmann in Recital – The Barbican 2017

The mighty Jonas Kaufmann and leading lieder pianist Helmut Deutsch performed at The Barbican this weekend for the first in three concerts of their Kaufmann Residency programme. The concert was a long-awaited return for Kaufmann…

Amadeus Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Friday was a special occasion for many who had waited for the live orchestra event to the Oscar-winning film, Amadeus (1984). The Royal Albert Hall was full to the brim of spectators seeking a Friday…

MUSIC INTO WORDS – Feb’ 2ND 2016

Last night’s event at the Senate House sparked great conversation and debate on writing about classical music.  Frances Wilson, pianist, classical music reviewer and blogger, chaired the event whilst making an invaluable contribution to the…