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Ask the Audience at the BBC Proms - Sam Hogwood on the Scottish Chamber Orchestra playing Schumann, Berg & Brahms

For the latest in Arcana’s Ask The Audience series it’s a family interview, with Sam Hogwood (niece of the editor, above!) giving her verdict on the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s varied Prom. 1,358 more words

In Concert

Brahms in Cinemascope: Andris Nelsons and the BSO's New Symphony Cycle

Brahms’ Symphonies

As you can see from the subtitle of my blog, I’m a huge Brahms fan.

Unfortunately, I haven’t been that happy with most of the Brahms symphony cycles recorded in the last 30 years. 932 more words

Album Review

BBC Proms 2017 - Christian Tetzlaff, Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Robin Ticciati: Brahms, Berg, Thomas Larcher & Schumann's 'Rhenish' Symphony

Prom 40: Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Robin Ticciati

Brahms Tragic Overture Op.81 (1880)

Berg Violin Concerto (1935)

Thomas Larcher Nocturne – Insomnia (first UK performance) (2008) 613 more words

In Concert

LSO - Brahms and Nielsen, Barbican

MTT and Yuja Wang – paired with the LSO – that should certainly make for an interesting evening – throw in a programme of Brahms and Nielsen – the perfect mix! 455 more words


Beth Levin

by Steve Hicken

It’s not always easy to tell if a recital or album of concert music is about the performer or about the music. To be completely honest about it, as a composer I tend to favor those programs that lean more toward being about the music. 249 more words

Burning Ambulance

Christian Gerhaher rides a white horse and causes a few damsels to joyously faint (Wigmore Hall, 15 July 2017)

Chatty mature lady: have you seen Gerhaher before?
dehggi: yes, but not in recital, only in Tannhauser.
Chatty mature lady: he was the only reason I went to see… 801 more words

Live Performances

Generosity by Johannes Brahms

Generosity inspires gratitude in us, and gratitude inspires generosity. God is generous to us and to our generosity! We should give proof of our gratitude towards God. 348 more words